15 days in Oregon Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Yachats
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Klamath Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Bend
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Edmonton

3
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 Forest Park. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee), Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Natalies Estate Winery (in Newberg). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portland day trip website .

Edmonton, Canada to Portland is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Portland is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in August: high temperatures in Portland hover around 34°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Natalies Estate Winery, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Sokol Blosser Winery, Camassia Natural Area
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tillamook (Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company & Cape Meares Lighthouse), Astoria (Astoria Column & Columbia River Maritime Museum) and Cedar Wetlands Preserve (in Rockaway Beach). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, identify plant and animal life at Hug Point State Recreation Site, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium, and appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portland in August, with highs in Cannon Beach at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seaside, Astoria, Tillamook, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Cedar Wetlands Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

2
nights
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 18th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Yachats online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Yachats takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Yachats to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Florence
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn

3
nights
Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Crater Lake National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore Klamath Falls' surroundings by going to Ashland (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lithia Park, & more). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Badger Run Wildlife Rehab.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Klamath Falls trip website .

Traveling by car from Yachats to Klamath Falls takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Klamath Falls: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Ashland, Crater Lake National Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Badger Run Wildlife Rehab ©
Badger Run Wildlife Rehab

3
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Escape the urban bustle at High Desert Museum and River Rafting & Tubing. Go for a jaunt from Bend to Redmond to see Smith Rock State Park about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: get impressive views of Newberry National Volcanic Monument, sample the tasty concoctions at Deschutes Brewery, explore the striking landscape at Balancing Rocks, and take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bend trip planner .

Traveling by car from Klamath Falls to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Smith Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum

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