31 days in Mt Hood Territory Itinerary

31 days in Mt Hood Territory Itinerary

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31 days in Mt Hood Territory Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Canby
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Oregon City
— 18 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Government Camp
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Birmingham

1
day
Canby

Canby ©
Canby is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Wed), examine the collection at Canby Depot Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Angel Abbey, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Queen of Angels Monastery.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Canby itinerary site .

Birmingham to Canby is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in May, things will get slightly colder in Canby: highs are around 70°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Oregon City.

Things to do in Canby

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Queen of Angels Monastery, Mount Angel Abbey, Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
Highlights from your plan
Mount Angel Abbey ©
Mount Angel Abbey
Queen of Angels Monastery ©
Queen of Angels Monastery
Canby Depot Museum ©
Canby Depot Museum

18
nights
Oregon City

Oregon City ©
Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, located on the Willamette River near the southern limits of the Portland metropolitan area. Visit Columbia River Highway and Oregon City Municipal Elevator for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Crown Point State Scenic Corridor and Museum of the Oregon Territory. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oregon City: Corbett (Vista House, Guy Talbot State Park, & more), Troutdale (Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area, Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint, & more) and Gresham (Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium & Oxbow Regional Park). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, steep yourself in history at Philip Foster Farm, do a tasting at Oswego Hills Vineyard and Winery, and delve into the lush surroundings at Camassia Natural Area.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Oregon City day trip website .

Oregon City is just a short distance from Canby. In May in Oregon City, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Government Camp.

Things to do in Oregon City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Corbett, Troutdale, Gresham
Highlights from your plan
Crown Point State Scenic Corridor ©
Oregon City Municipal Elevator ©
Oregon City Municipal Elevator
Oxbow Regional Park ©
Oxbow Regional Park

12
nights
Government Camp

Government Camp ©
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. Popular historic sites such as Beacon Rock and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Mt Hood Cultural Center and Museum and Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center. Get out of town with these interesting Government Camp side-trips: Maupin (River Rafting & Tubing & Imperial River Company), White River Falls State Park (in Wasco) and Cascade Locks (Thunder Island Brewing Co, Elowah Falls, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Clear Lake, admire all the interesting features of Kiyokawa Family Orchards, hike along Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness, and delve into the lush surroundings at Wildwood Recreation Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Government Camp trip planner .

You can drive from Oregon City to Government Camp in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Government Camp are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Government Camp

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Welches, Stevenson, Maupin, Sisters
Highlights from your plan
Mt Hood Cultural Center and Museum ©
Mt Hood Cultural Center and Museum
Beacon Rock ©
Beacon Rock
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area