4 days in Portland & Cannon Beach Itinerary

4 days in Portland & Cannon Beach Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon travel planner

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Portland
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Portland

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then head outdoors with Portland Timbers, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portland itinerary planning tool.

Salt Lake City to Portland is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Portland is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Wed), shop like a local with Bronze Coast Gallery, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach vacation planner.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors