15 days in Oregon Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Lexington
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  12 h 15 min
1
Bandon
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Manzanita
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
The Dalles
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Lexington

3
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Take a break from the city and head to Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and Coquille Point. We've included these beaches for you: Bandon State Park and Ophir Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bandon: Curry Historical Museum (in Gold Beach) and South Coast Gourmet (in Port Orford). There's much more to do: tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, view the masterpieces at Second Street Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bandon journey maker website .

Lexington to Bandon is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lexington to Bandon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lexington in April, plan for slightly colder days in Bandon, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Manzanita.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Ophir Beach, South Coast Gourmet, Curry Historical Museum
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Ophir Beach ©
Ophir Beach
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

3
nights
Manzanita

Manzanita ©
Manzanita is a coastal city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach Wayside. When in Manzanita, make a side trip to see Astoria Column in Astoria, approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hug Point State Recreation Site, and stroll through Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manzanita online route planner .

Drive from Bandon to Manzanita in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bandon to Manzanita is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Manzanita

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Astoria Column
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Take a break from the city and head to Multnomah Falls and Sokol Blosser Winery. Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Live Laugh Love Art will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Mount Angel Abbey (in Saint Benedict), Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem) and Carlton Winemakers Studio (in Carlton). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, learn about winemaking at Willamette Valley Vineyards, and trek along Wildwood Trail.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manzanita to Portland in 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manzanita to Portland. Traveling from Manzanita in May, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (70°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to The Dalles.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Columbia River Highway, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Mount Angel Abbey, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Live Laugh Love Art
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery

4
nights
The Dalles

The Dalles ©
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum and Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead. Get outdoors at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from The Dalles: Hood River (Port Marina Park & Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum), Starvation Creek State Park (in Cascade Locks) and Sherman County Historical Museum (in Moro). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals, and take in breathtaking views at Cottonwood Canyon State Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read The Dalles trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Portland to The Dalles in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Portland, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in The Dalles, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in The Dalles

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hood River, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Starvation Creek State Park, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Cottonwood Canyon State Park
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum ©

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