15 days in Oregon Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Newark

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Portland Timbers. Family-friendly places like Powell's City of Books and Oregon Zoo will thrill your kids. Step out of Portland to go to Bridal Veil and see Multnomah Falls, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, have some family-friendly fun at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, and stroll through Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Portland itinerary maker .

Newark to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Newark in August, Portland is slightly colder at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, hunt for treasures at Cannon Beach Farmers Market, stop by Beach Books, and sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Portland in August; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 70°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Relax by the water at Nye Beach and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Take a break from the city and head to Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Step out of Newport with an excursion to Yachats coastline in Yachats--about 34 minutes away. There's more to do: meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium and look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Newport is a bit cooler than Cannon Beach - with highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

1
night
Florence

Florence
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): have fun at Sandland Adventures and then snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge. On the next day, kick back and relax at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip tool .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Siuslaw River Bridge ©
Siuslaw River Bridge

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