16 days in Bend, Price & Aurora Itinerary

16 days in Bend, Price & Aurora Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

©
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Bend
— 5 nights
+2
Drive to Roberts Field, Fly to Salt Lake City International Airport, Drive to Price
2
Price
— 5 nights
+2
Drive to Salt Lake City International Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Aurora
3
Aurora
— 5 nights
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Portland International Airport

S M T W T F S
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2

Bend

— 5 nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lava River Cave and Deschutes River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bend: Sisters (City of Sisters, McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop, &more) and Dee Wright Observatory (in Blue River). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, explore the striking landscape of Deschutes National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Tumalo State Park, and stroll around Drake Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bend trip planning website.

Portland to Bend is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Bend, with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Price.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Price

— 5 nights
Price is a city in Carbon County, Utah, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Wild Horse Canyon and Deep Desert Expeditions. Escape the urban bustle at Nine Mile Canyon and Bike Fiend. Venture out of the city with trips to Nine Mile Ranch (in Wellington), Black Dragon Canyon Trail (in Green River) and Moab (RedRock Astronomy & Moab Brand Trails). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Price online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bend to Price. Traveling from Bend to Price, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Price when traveling from Bend in September, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Aurora.

Things to do in Price

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Aurora

— 5 nights
Bring the kids along to Roxborough State Park and Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. Explore hidden gems such as Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aurora: Devils Head Lookout (in Sedalia), Castlewood Canyon State Park (in Franktown) and Mueller State Park (in Divide).

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Aurora online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Price to Aurora. In September, daytime highs in Aurora are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aurora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips