23 days in Oregon Itinerary

23 days in Oregon Itinerary

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23 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  10​h
1
Bend
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Eugene
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Atlanta

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Painted Hills Unit. Discover out-of-the-way places like Newberry National Volcanic Monument and Deschutes River Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Bend side-trips: City of Sisters (in Sisters) and Peter Skene Ogden State Park (in Terrebonne). There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Shevlin Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Balancing Rocks, sample the tasty concoctions at Atlas Cider Co, and get engrossed in the history at Des Chutes Historical Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Bend holiday builder site .

Atlanta to Bend is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Bend. While traveling from Atlanta, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Bend, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Painted Hills Unit, City of Sisters, Peter Skene Ogden State Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
City of Sisters ©
City of Sisters
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for gifts at Art on Oak, then learn about winemaking at Springhouse Cellar, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hood. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Starvation Creek State Park, then do a tasting at Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery, then examine the collection at Fire Museum in City Hall, and finally do a tasting at Sunshine Mill Winery.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River tour planner .

Getting from Bend to Hood River by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hood River, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

The Dalles, Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery, Starvation Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery ©

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Museum of Whimsy, then look for gifts at Fernhill Glass, and finally pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Young River Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and finally learn about winemaking at Shallon Winery.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Astoria driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in September, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Astoria. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Astoria-Megler Bridge ©
Astoria-Megler Bridge

2
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Roads End State Recreation Site, take in the exciting artwork at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, view the masterpieces at Freed Gallery, then kick back and relax at Taft Bay, then get a taste of the local shopping with Mossy Creek Pottery, and finally view the masterpieces at Alderhouse Glass Blowers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, get engrossed in the history at North Lincoln County Historical Museum, then stroll through Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Gleneden Beach State Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln City route planner.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Lincoln City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Astoria in September: highs in Lincoln City hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gleneden Beach State Park, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
North Lincoln County Historical Museum ©
Mossy Creek Pottery ©
Mossy Creek Pottery

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally hike along Hobbit Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yachats trip planner .

Drive from Lincoln City to Yachats in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Yachats are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hobbit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well
Yachats State Park ©
Yachats State Park

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. On the 13th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bandon Historical Society Museum, trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, then kick back and relax at Bastendorff Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Whiskey Run Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bandon trip planner .

Getting from Yachats to Bandon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Charleston, Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Willamette Valley. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Willamette Valley, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then shop like a local with Northwest (Nob Hill), then get engrossed in the history at Oregon Historical Society, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Angel Abbey, then learn about winemaking at Stoller Family Estate, then take in the exciting artwork at Live Laugh Love Art, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Wintler Community Park.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Portland takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Bandon in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Portland, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Live Laugh Love Art, Mount Angel Abbey, Stoller Family Estate, Wintler Community Park
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art
Stoller Family Estate ©
Stoller Family Estate

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Manzanita Beach and Oswald West State Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum and Cannon Beach History Center and Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Cedar Wetlands Preserve in Rockaway Beach (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, look for gifts at Sesame and Lillies, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and take an in-depth tour of Seaside Museum & Historical Society.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach journey planner.

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Eugene.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seaside, Cedar Wetlands Preserve, Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

3
nights
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll around Pre's Trail, then look for gifts at Down to Earth Home, Garden, & Gift, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Natural and Cultural History, and finally identify plant and animal life at Delta Ponds City Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Ridgeline Trail, identify plant and animal life at Cascades Raptor Center, then gain insight at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and finally trek along Dorris Ranch.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Eugene online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Eugene in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eugene, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dorris Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Delta Ponds City Park ©
Delta Ponds City Park
Cascades Raptor Center ©
Cascades Raptor Center
Dorris Ranch ©
Dorris Ranch

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