16 days in Thousand Oaks & Portland Itinerary

16 days in Thousand Oaks & Portland Itinerary

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Thousand Oaks
— 6 nights
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Thousand Oaks

— 6 nights
Thousand Oaks is a city in southeastern Ventura County, California, United States. Get outdoors at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Point Dume State Beach and Preserve. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Matador State Beach and The Gardens of the World. Change things up with these side-trips from Thousand Oaks: Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes), Malibu (Carbon Beach & Pepperdine University) and Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park (in Lancaster). The adventure continues: stroll around Malibu Creek State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Point Mugu State Park, kick back and relax at Paradise Cove, and stroll through Zuma Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thousand Oaks visit planner.

Los Angeles to Thousand Oaks is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In January, daily temperatures in Thousand Oaks can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Thousand Oaks

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Portland

— 9 nights

City of Roses

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.
Visiting Willamette Valley and Volcano Lands - Private Tours will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Columbia River Highway are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Salem (Bush's Pasture Park & Salem Railroad Station), Stevenson (Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center & Skamania Lodge Zip Line Tour) and Cascade Locks (Thunder Island Brewing Co & Bonneville Hatchery). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum, hike along Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, snap pictures at St. Johns Bridge, and stroll around Forest Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Thousand Oaks to Portland. While traveling from Thousand Oaks, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 46°F to lows of 35°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips