18 days in Oregon Itinerary

18 days in Oregon Itinerary

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18 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Columbia
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Redmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Klamath Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Yachats
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Hood River
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Columbia

2
nights
Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. On the 25th (Sun), explore the galleries of High Desert Museum and then take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park, and then explore the activities along Deschutes River.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Redmond online trip maker .

Columbia to Redmond is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Columbia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Redmond, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Redmond

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Bend
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Deschutes River ©
Deschutes River

3
nights
Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Crater Lake National Park (Pinnacles Trail & Crater Lake National Park), Ashland (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, River Rafting & Tubing, & more) and Jackson County Genealogy Library (in Medford).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Klamath Falls tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Redmond to Klamath Falls takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Klamath Falls can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yachats.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ashland, Crater Lake National Park, Jackson County Genealogy Library
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River Rafting & Tubing
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Lithia Park ©
Lithia Park

2
nights
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast Hwy, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Sandland Adventures, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then have fun at Sand Master Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yachats trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Klamath Falls to Yachats in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Klamath Falls in August, expect nights in Yachats to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are much colder, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors Scenic Drive Fun & Games

Side Trips

Florence, Oregon Coast Hwy
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Column, Astoria-Megler Bridge, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works, and appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

4
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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Multnomah Falls (in Troutdale). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, stop by Powell's City of Books, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Portland sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam, then examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, and then trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then take in the views from Bridge of the Gods.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip planner .

Getting from Portland to Hood River by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Hood River, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bonneville Lock & Dam ©
Bonneville Lock & Dam

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