3 days in Scottsdale & Portland Itinerary

3 days in Scottsdale & Portland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Scottsdale
— 1 day
Fly
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Scottsdale

— 1 day
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin West.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Scottsdale online trip planner.

Phoenix to Scottsdale is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 99°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly to Portland.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums

Side Trip

Portland

— 2 nights

City of Roses

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 the 30th (Thu), admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge, and finally walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, then get outside with Portland Timbers, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

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Traveling by flight from Scottsdale to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Scottsdale to Portland due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Scottsdale in September; daily highs in Portland reach 76°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping