5 days in Oregon Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Itinerary

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5 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Bend
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Bandon
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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Bend

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Deschutes Brewery.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bend tour planning tool .

San Francisco to Bend is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Bend to be colder, around 28°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Deschutes Brewery ©
Deschutes Brewery

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night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then do a tasting at Marchesi Vineyards, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hood River trip planner .

You can drive from Bend to Hood River in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bend in November since evenings lows in Hood River dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, and then engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Newport tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Newport takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in November, Newport is a bit warmer at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Coquille River Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Coquille Point, and then immerse yourself in nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip planner.

Getting from Newport to Bandon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In November in Bandon, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille River Lighthouse ©
Coquille River Lighthouse

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