15 days in Oregon Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hood River
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Columbus

1
day
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park online trip maker .

Columbus to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Columbus to Crater Lake National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Columbus, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
You'll get in some beach time at Nye Beach and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Get in touch with nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Sand Master Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City), Sandland Adventures (in Florence) and Yachats coastline (in Yachats). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Newport online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Newport takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, plan for cooler days in Newport, with highs around 63°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Florence, Yachats, Lincoln City Glass Center, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
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Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 8th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Manzanita Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Newport, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Keep things going the next day: trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail and then head outdoors with Fox-Tail Cider.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hood River journey builder .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Hood River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Hood River, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Powell's City of Books and Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Escape the urban bustle at Multnomah Falls and Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, head outdoors with Portland Timbers, get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade, and steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Portland travel route builder app .

Drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

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