19 days in Oregon & San Francisco Itinerary

19 days in Oregon & San Francisco Itinerary

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Hood River
— 2 nights
2
Portland
— 2 nights
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
4
Newport
— 2 nights
5
Bandon
— 1 night
6
Bend
— 2 nights
7
San Francisco
— 6 nights

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 11th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then take in the views from 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, immerse yourself in nature at Starvation Creek State Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hood.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip planning tool.

San Francisco to Hood River is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Hood River hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive 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
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge ©
Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then stroll around 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.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Portland are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 16th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then kick back and relax at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach road trip planning website.

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then admire the majestic nature at Gleneden Beach State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, explore the striking landscape of Mike Miller Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Newport tour site.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cannon Beach in July, with highs in Newport at 63°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Mike Miller Park, Gleneden Beach State Park, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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): hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, stroll through 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 ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bandon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Bandon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Bandon are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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

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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.
Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Deschutes River will get you outdoors. Step out of Bend with an excursion to Smith Rock State Park in Redmond--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deschutes National Forest, see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum, walk around Drake Park, and view the masterpieces at Artists Gallery Sunriver.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bend vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Bend takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bandon in July, expect nights in Bend to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Strawberry Hill. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip tool.

Fly from Bend to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. 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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