17 days in Portland Region, Cannon Beach & Redwood National Park Itinerary

17 days in Portland Region, Cannon Beach & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  7 h
1
Portland
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
3
Redwood National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Chicago

10
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Laurelhurst Park and Wintler Community Park. Visiting Forest Park and Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Wildwood Recreation Site (in Welches), Troutdale (Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint & Wahkeena Falls) and Beacon Rock (in North Bonneville). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, admire the sheer force of Latourell Falls, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and admire the majestic nature at Bridal Veil Falls.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland online road trip planner.

Chicago to Portland is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Portland dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Corbett, Vancouver, Hood River, Troutdale, Mt. Hood National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Willamette River Trail ©
Willamette River Trail
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, stop by The Wine Shack, then take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park.

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

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portland in August; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

4
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Get in touch with nature at Redwood National Park and California Coastal Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Enderts Beach and Klamath National Forest. There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Redwood National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in August: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Klamath National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

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