19 days in Oregon & San Francisco Itinerary

19 days in Oregon & San Francisco Itinerary

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19 days in Oregon & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  6​h
1
Hood River
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Bend
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 6 nights
End: San Francisco

2
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 11th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then admire the sheer force of Starvation Creek State Park, and then get impressive views of Mount Hood.

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San Francisco to Hood River is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Starvation Creek State Park ©
Starvation Creek State Park

2
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.
On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then delve into the lush surroundings at Camassia Natural Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and finally admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Portland journey maker site .

Take a bus from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Portland sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Camassia Natural Area, Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, admire the majestic nature at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip tool .

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola 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.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Gleneden Beach State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then trek along Mike Miller Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip tool .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach State Park, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Mike Miller Park
Highlights from your plan

1
night
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 20th (Sat): trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, kick back and relax at Coquille Point, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bandon trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Newport to Bandon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Bandon, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Bend.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Deschutes National Forest. Get out of town with these interesting Bend side-trips: Artists Gallery Sunriver (in Sunriver) and Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum, stroll around Drake Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bend road trip planning website .

You can drive from Bandon to Bend in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Bandon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bend, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Smith Rock State Park, Artists Gallery Sunriver
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Deschutes National  Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Marshall’s Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Bend to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bend in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (73°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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