23 days in Oregon Itinerary

23 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Tillamook
— 1 night
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Yachats
— 3 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 4 nights
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Eugene
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 7 nights
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Government Camp
— 2 nights
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Bend
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Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery and then admire the majestic nature at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Short Sands Beach.

Before you visit Cannon Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Portland to Cannon Beach is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.
Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Tillamook — 1 night

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): cast your line with Garibaldi Charters and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach Wayside. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Bayocean Peninsula County Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevor Shellfish Farm.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Tillamook route maker tool.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Tillamook in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach to Tillamook, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Tillamook are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Yachats.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips

Yachats — 3 nights

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oregon Coast Hwy and White Wolf Sanctuary & Educational Facility. Get outdoors at Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center and Smelt Sands State Park. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, get engrossed in the history at Little Log Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Yachats tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Yachats takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tillamook to Yachats, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Yachats can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Crater Lake National Park.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park — 4 nights

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Visiting Willamette Pass Resort and Whitehorse Falls will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Sun Notch Trail and Castle Crest Wildflower Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Annie Creek Canyon and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Scott.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Yachats to Crater Lake National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. While traveling from Yachats, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Eugene.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trip

Eugene — 2 nights

Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. state of Oregon. Visiting Cascades Raptor Center and Dorris Ranch will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Silvan Ridge Winery and Sweet Cheeks Winery. There's much more to do: trek along Ridgeline Trail, indulge your senses at Oregon Vine2Wine Tours, walk around Spencer Butte, and learn about winemaking at Sarver Winery.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Eugene trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Eugene in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salem.
Wineries · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trip

Salem — 7 nights

Salem is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Willamette University and Brooks Wine. Get outdoors at Opal Creek Wilderness Area and Fisherman's Bend Recreation. Get out of town with these interesting Salem side-trips: The Four Graces Winery (in Dundee), Soter Vineyards (in Carlton) and Utopia Vineyard (in Newberg). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Willamette Valley Fruit Company, explore the world behind art at Hallie Ford Museum of Art, stay fit while traveling at The Rock Boxx Climbing Gym, and take an in-depth tour of Bush House Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salem trip planner.

You can drive from Eugene to Salem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Government Camp.
Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
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Government Camp — 2 nights

Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. Visiting Little Zigzag Falls and Salmon River Trail will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Crater Lake and Mt Hood Cultural Center and Museum. It doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Ramona Falls Trail and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildwood Recreation Site.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Government Camp trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Salem to Government Camp takes 2 hours. When traveling from Salem in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Government Camp, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bend.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Bend — 1 day

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.
To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Bend trip planner.

Drive from Government Camp to Bend in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bend when traveling from Government Camp in April, with lows around 33°F. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Oregon travel guide

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Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.