4 days in Fresno & Oregon Itinerary

4 days in Fresno & Oregon Itinerary

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4 days in Fresno & Oregon Itinerary

Start: Fresno
1
Fresno
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Fresno

1
day
Fresno

Fresno ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll through Blossom Trail, get to know the resident critters at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Shinzen Japanese Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fresno trip itinerary site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Fresno. In December in Fresno, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Fresno

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo ©
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Shinzen Japanese Garden ©
Shinzen Japanese Garden

2
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip planner .

Getting from Fresno to Portland by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Fresno in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Portland, with highs around 45°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Tom McCall Waterfront Park ©
Tom McCall Waterfront Park

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park.

Make your Cannon Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Portland to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

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