22 days in Oregon Itinerary

22 days in Oregon Itinerary

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22 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Bandon
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Hood River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bend
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Appleton

4
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Blanco State Park and Coquille River Lighthouse. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse and Curry Historical Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bandon: Harris Beach State Park (in Brookings) and Rogue River Bridge (in Gold Beach). There's much more to do: tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park, stop by Face Rock Creamery, and immerse yourself in nature at Bullards Beach State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bandon itinerary builder app .

Appleton to Bandon is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Appleton to Bandon, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Bandon, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Orford, Gold Beach, Harris Beach State Park
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Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Cape Blanco State Park ©
Cape Blanco State Park

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and Nye Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Thor's Well and Devil's Churn. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Prehistoric (in Lincoln City). There's still lots to do: cruise along Otter Crest Loop, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Newport road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Prehistoric
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cedar Wetlands Preserve, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at De Garde Brewing.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tillamook day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newport to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. September in Tillamook sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Outdoors Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
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Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
De Garde Brewing ©
De Garde Brewing

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get some cultural insight at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Visit Manzanita Beach and Haystack Rock for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Lewis & Clark Salt Works (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Hug Point State Park & Oswald West State Park). And it doesn't end there: get some jogging in at Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Astoria attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tillamook to Astoria, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Manzanita Beach, Lewis & Clark Salt Works
Highlights from your plan
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach

4
nights
Hood River

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Marchesi Vineyards and Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Bonneville Hatchery and Mount Hood will get you outdoors. Step out of Hood River with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Maupin--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, take in the views from Bridge of the Gods, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Full Sail Brewing Company, and look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hood River trip maker .

Getting from Astoria to Hood River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Hood River, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, River Rafting & Tubing, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Deschutes National Forest and Trail to Benham Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Lava River Cave and Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint. Step out of Bend with an excursion to City of Sisters in Sisters--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get all the information you need at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, make a trip to Balancing Rocks, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Atlas Cider Co, and hike along Falls Creek Trail to Green Lake.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bend trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Bend takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bend when traveling from Hood River in September, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Trail to Benham Falls, City of Sisters
Highlights from your plan
Trail to Benham Falls ©
Trail to Benham Falls
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
City of Sisters ©
City of Sisters

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