35 days in Oregon Itinerary

35 days in Oregon Itinerary

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35 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lincoln City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Astoria
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hood River
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 11 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

4
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the county seat of Linn County, and the 11th largest city in the State of Oregon. The Historic Carousel and Museum and Monteith District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Oregon Garden and Downtown Historic District will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Amity (Brooks Wine, Keeler Estate Vineyard, & more), Benton County Historical Society and Museum (in Philomath) and Silver Falls State Park (in Sublimity). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Airlie Winery, snap pictures at Hoffman Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge, and stroll through Jackson-Frazier Wetlands.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albany trip planner .

Los Angeles to Albany is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in March, with highs in Albany at 57°F and lows at 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Corvallis, Amity, Silverton, Airlie Winery, Benton County Historical Society and Museum
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Oregon Garden ©
Oregon Garden
The Historic Carousel and Museum ©
The Historic Carousel and Museum
Keeler Estate Vineyard ©
Keeler Estate Vineyard

4
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Get some cultural insight at Tillamook Air Museum and Heceta Head Lighthouse. Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Cape Meares Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Lincoln City: Yachats (Yachats coastline, Earthworks Gallery, & more). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Freed Gallery, get engrossed in the history at North Lincoln County Historical Museum, and look for gifts at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lincoln City journey planner .

Drive from Albany to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Traveling from Albany in April, expect nights in Lincoln City to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Yachats, Tillamook, Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

8
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Lightship Columbia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Cannon Beach (Oswald West State Park, Ecola State Park, & more), Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita) and Seaside (Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, Seaside Inverted Experience, & more). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, admire the striking features of Museum of Whimsy, steep yourself in history at Battery Russell, and see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Astoria day trip app .

Getting from Lincoln City to Astoria by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Manzanita Beach, Battery Russell
Highlights from your plan

7
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and Erickson Aircraft Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks), The Dalles (Fire Museum in City Hall, The Dalles Murals, & more) and The Museum at Warm Springs (in Warm Springs). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Rowena Crest Viewpoint.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip itinerary builder app .

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. In April, daily temperatures in Hood River can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

The Dalles, Cascade Locks, Mosier, Oregon, Erickson Aircraft Collection
Highlights from your plan

11
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pittock Mansion and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. Head to Powell's City of Books and Portland Saturday Marketfor plenty of shopping. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Mount Angel Abbey (in Saint Benedict) and Mount Angel (Queen of Angels Monastery & St. Mary's Catholic Church). Dedicate the 30th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, explore the engaging exhibits at Portland Children's Museum, and contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portland road trip website .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Portland, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Newberg, Carlton, Mount Angel, Sokol Blosser Winery, Live Laugh Love Art
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

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