18 days in Oregon Itinerary

18 days in Oregon Itinerary

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18 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Hood River
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Kelowna

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Short Sands Beach and Cannon Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hug Point State Recreation Site and Manzanita Beach. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Cannon Beach is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manzanita, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stroll through Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then shop like a local with Lincoln City Glass Center, then get a taste of the local shopping with Freed Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Newport trip planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Yachats coastline, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 27th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Umpqua River Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area. Here are some ideas for day two: try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yachats, Umpqua River Lighthouse, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
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Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park ©
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse

2
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Coquille River Lighthouse, take in the exciting artwork at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, and then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Cape Blanco Lighthouse, then stop by Misty Meadows Jams, then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and finally kick back and relax at Coquille Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bandon online vacation planner .

You can drive from Florence to Bandon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bandon sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Blanco Lighthouse, Shore Acres State Park
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Coquille River Lighthouse ©
Coquille River Lighthouse
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop ©
Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop

2
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleetwood Cove Trail, cruise along Rim Dr, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip planner.

Getting from Bandon to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Bandon, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls, then stop by Dudley's Bookshop Cafe, then get answers to all your questions at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, and finally explore the striking landscape at Balancing Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, and then take in the pleasant sights at Deschutes River Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bend trip planner .

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Bend in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, with highs in Bend at 26°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
River Rafting & Tubing
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©

4
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Visiting Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Mount Hood will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum and Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Hood River: Kiyokawa Family Orchards (in Parkdale), Trillium Lake (in Government Camp) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Maupin). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, learn about winemaking at Phelps Creek Vineyards, and admire the majestic nature at Starvation Creek State Park.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hood River day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Bend to Hood River takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hood River, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Trillium Lake, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Starvation Creek State Park, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Kiyokawa Family Orchards
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