4 days in Oregon Itinerary

4 days in Oregon Itinerary

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4 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  11​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
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 24th (Fri), stop by Powell's City of Books and then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then have some family-friendly fun at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary tool .

Washington DC to Portland is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Portland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get little chillier in Portland: highs are around 70°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach road trip planning tool .

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

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