5 days in Oregon Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Itinerary

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5 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 22nd (Wed), sample the tasty concoctions at Full Sail Brewing Company.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hood River trip itinerary builder .

Washington DC to Hood River is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Hood River. In May, Hood River is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls, Bridge of the Gods
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Bridge of the Gods ©
Bridge of the Gods

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oswald West State Park as well as Cannon Beach. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach journey planner.

Traveling by car from Hood River to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Hood River, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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.
Sea to Summit Tours & Adventures has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sat), tour along fresh powder with Sea to Summit Tours & Adventures, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then hike along Forest Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portland route maker tool .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Portland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in May, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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

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