17 days in Oregon Itinerary

17 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Hood River
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Bend
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Coos Bay
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Yachats
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Portland
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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Visiting Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, explore the striking landscape of Mt. Hood National Forest, and immerse yourself in nature at Starvation Creek State Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hood River day trip planning site.

Philadelphia to Hood River is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In December, Hood River is little chillier than Philadelphia - with highs of 41°F and lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bend.

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Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

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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 Smith Rock State Park and Sahalie and Koosah Falls. When in Bend, make a side trip to see McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop in Sisters, approximately Sisters away. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Oregon Trail of Dreams, take in the exciting artwork at Artists Gallery Sunriver, take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Atlas Cider Co.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bend itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hood River to Bend takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bend, with lows of 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Coos Bay.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, and then don't miss a visit to Steve Prefontaine Murals. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then take in the views from McCullough Memorial Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Coos Bay itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bend to Coos Bay takes 5 hours. Traveling from Bend in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Coos Bay: highs are around 53°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yachats.

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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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Geologic Formation
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
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Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 24th (Tue), stroll around Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Heceta Beach, head outdoors with Sand Master Park - Sandboarding, and then take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast Hwy.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yachats route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Yachats takes 2 hours. December in Yachats sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Ecola State Park and Oswald West State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Astoria (Astoria Column, Chief Comcomly Memorial, &more). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Ecola State Park
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Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
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Cannon Beach
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Portland

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, stroll around Forest Park, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Portland City Hall, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portland online tour planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

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Waterfall
Multnomah Falls
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Hiking Trail
Forest Park
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