4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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4 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: Dayton
Taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
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Bend
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Tram + Fly + Taxi:  10​h 45​min
End: Dayton

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Bend

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 14th (Sun), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bend road trip site .

Dayton to Bend is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dayton to Bend. Traveling from Dayton in July, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Bend. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing

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night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Newport trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Bend to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bend in July, you will find days in Newport are cooler (63°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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night
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, browse the exhibits of Columbia River Maritime Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Astoria Column.

To find out how to plan a trip to Astoria, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Newport, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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