17 days in Oregon Itinerary

17 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Drive to Humberside Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Astoria
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Yachats
— 1 night
Drive
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Ashland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Klamath Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bend
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 4 nights
Fly to Humberside Airport, Drive to Sutton-on-Sea

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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock, &more) and Nehalem Bay State Park (in Nehalem). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria trip planner.

Sutton-on-Sea, UK to Astoria is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Yachats

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park, and finally take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yachats trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Astoria to Yachats in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Astoria in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yachats: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ashland.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Schneider Museum of Art, then see a show at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, then view the masterpieces at Gathering Glass Studio, and finally make a short side trip with Indigo Creek Outfitters. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Lithia Park, examine the collection at Bear Hotel Artworks Museum, view the masterpieces at The Glass Forge, then appreciate the history behind Grants Pass Caveman, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ashland day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Ashland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Yachats in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ashland: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Ashland

Adventure · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the activities along Wood River Wetland, then get interesting insight from Crater Lake Zipline, and then identify plant and animal life at Badger Run Wildlife Rehab.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Klamath Falls itinerary maker.

Getting from Ashland to Klamath Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ashland in September; daily highs in Klamath Falls reach 28°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

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Crater Lake National Park

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park route builder website.

You can drive from Klamath Falls to Crater Lake National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Klamath Falls in September, things will get a bit warmer in Crater Lake National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum and then admire all the interesting features of McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park, then explore the activities along Deschutes River, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bend trip planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Bend in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September: high temperatures in Bend hover around 26°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Hood River

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 10th (Thu), stroll around Port Marina Park, then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then stroll through Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hood River road trip planning tool.

Getting from Bend to Hood River by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in September, Hood River is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Portland

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil (about 38 minutes away). Dedicate the 14th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take an unforgettable tour with Envi Adventures, stop by Powell's City of Books, and get outside with Portland Timbers.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Portland sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon travel guide

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Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.