5 days in Oregon Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Itinerary

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5 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Burns
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Portland

1
day
Burns

Burns ©
Burns is a city in and the county seat of Harney County, in the U.S. On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Harney County Historical Society Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Flatiron Rock Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Burns road trip planner.

Portland to Burns is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portland in July: highs in Burns hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Newport.

Things to do in Burns

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Flatiron Rock Trail
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2
nights
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 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, admire the majestic nature at Smelt Sands State Park, then deepen your understanding at Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Agate Beach State Recreation Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, and then immerse yourself in nature at Beverly Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Burns to Newport in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Burns in July: highs in Newport hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, Beverly Beach State Park
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Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Beverly Beach State Park ©
Beverly Beach State Park

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 7th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, hike along Tillamook Head, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally look for gifts at The Buzz on Broadway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, steep yourself in history at Clark's Dismal Nitch, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and finally admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Astoria vacation planning tool .

Drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Astoria: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seaside, Ilwaco, Oswald West State Park, Clark's Dismal Nitch
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Tillamook Head ©
Tillamook Head
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

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