18 days in Oregon Itinerary

18 days in Oregon Itinerary

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18 days in Oregon Itinerary

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

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Maupin). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hood River route planner.

Oregon City to Hood River is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Oregon City in June, plan for slightly colder days in Hood River, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Redmond.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Mt. Hood National Forest, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Bonneville Lock & Dam ©
Bonneville Lock & Dam

2
nights
Redmond

Redmond ©
Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): wander the streets of City of Sisters, then explore the activities along Deschutes River, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Drake Park, learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Redmond online day trip planner .

You can drive from Hood River to Redmond in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hood River in July: highs in Redmond hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Redmond

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bend, City of Sisters
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum

3
nights
Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klamath Falls: Crater Lake National Park (Pinnacles Trail, Crater Lake National Park, & more) and Ashland (Lithia Park, Grizzly Peak Winery, & more).

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Klamath Falls vacation planner.

Drive from Redmond to Klamath Falls in 3 hours. July in Klamath Falls sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yachats.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ashland, Crater Lake National Park
Highlights from your plan
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 7th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yachats online journey builder .

You can drive from Klamath Falls to Yachats in 5 hours. When traveling from Klamath Falls in July, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in Yachats: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Newport, Sandland Adventures
Highlights from your plan
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Column, Fort Stevens State Park, & more). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, get engrossed in the history at Seaside Museum & Historical Society, and kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach road trip app .

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. While traveling from Yachats, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside, Nehalem Bay State Park, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and meet the residents at Oregon Zoo.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Portland online tour planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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

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