16 days in Bend, Price & Aurora Itinerary

16 days in Bend, Price & Aurora Itinerary

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Bend
— 5 nights
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Drive to Roberts Field, Fly to Salt Lake City International Airport, Drive to Price
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Price
— 5 nights
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Drive to Salt Lake City International Airport, Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Aurora
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Aurora
— 5 nights
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Portland

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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 Lava River Cave and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Off-Road Tours 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). There's lots more to do: stroll around Drake Park, take in the awesome beauty at South Sister, look and learn at Oregon Observatory, and trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bend travel planner.

Portland to Bend is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Bend, with lows around 44°F. Finish 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 Deep Desert Expeditions and RedRock Astronomy. Escape the urban bustle at Little Wild Horse Canyon and Moab Brand Trails. Venture out of the city with trips to Bike Fiend (in Moab), Nine Mile Ranch (in Wellington) and Black Dragon Canyon Trail (in Green River). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Nine Mile Canyon and see the interesting displays at Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Price trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bend to Price with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bend to Price due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bend in September, Price is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can 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 Bear Creek Nature Center. Explore hidden gems such as Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Castlewood Canyon State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aurora: Devils Head Lookout (in Sedalia), Adventures Out West (in Manitou Springs) and Mueller State Park (in Divide).

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Aurora road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Price to Aurora. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aurora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips