30 days in Oregon Itinerary

30 days in Oregon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon tour planner

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Ashland
— 4 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
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Bend
— 4 nights
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Newport
— 4 nights
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Astoria
— 4 nights
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Hood River
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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Ashland

— 4 nights
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. Change things up with these side-trips from Ashland: Grants Pass (Bear Hotel Artworks Museum, The Glass Forge, &more), Lost Creek Covered Bridge (in Eagle Point) and Rogue River (in Medford). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, walk around Stewart Park, Roseburg, Oregon, relax in the rural setting at Rolling Hills Alpacas, and catch a live performance at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Ashland tour itinerary builder website.

Reno to Ashland is an approximately 5.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Nightlife

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 3 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Take a break from Crater Lake National Park with a short trip to Umpqua National Forest in Umpqua, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Whitehorse Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sun Notch Trail, and take a memorable drive along Rim Dr.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park vacation planning site.

Getting from Ashland to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bend

— 4 nights
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Bend: Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond) and Sisters (McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop & Sahalie and Koosah Falls). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Atlas Cider Co, and don't miss a visit to Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bend trip planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Bend in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June: high temperatures in Bend hover around 75°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Newport

— 4 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Yachats (Devil's Churn, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, &more), Florence (Heceta Head Lighthouse, Sandland Adventures, &more) and Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, stop by Made in Oregon, stroll around Whale Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport visit app.

Traveling by car from Bend to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Bend in June, plan for slightly colder days in Newport, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria

— 4 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Seaside Aquarium (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Hug Point State Park, Haystack Rock, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and look for gifts at Beach Books.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Astoria travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hood River

— 4 nights
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hood River: River Rafting & Tubing (in Maupin) and Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, get impressive views of Mount Hood, hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mt. Hood National Forest.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Hood River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Portland

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Archery Summit Winery (in Dayton), Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portland trip builder.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

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.