4 days in Missoula & Portland Itinerary

4 days in Missoula & Portland Itinerary

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Missoula
— 1 day
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Portland
— 3 nights
Fly

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Missoula

— 1 day
Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, see the interesting displays at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center, then get a new perspective on nature at Montana Natural History Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Xavier Church.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Missoula. In September, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can fly to Portland.

Things to do in Missoula

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Portland

— 3 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.
Columbia River Highway and Eastbank Esplanade will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Portland Art Museum and Wine Tours & Tastings. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Portland day trip site.

You can fly from Missoula to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Missoula to Portland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Missoula in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Portland, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

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