5 days in Oregon Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Itinerary

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5 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  5​h
1
Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Phoenix

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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.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Portland vacation maker tool .

Phoenix to Portland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Phoenix, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. On the next day, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Astoria tour planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Astoria, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manzanita Beach, Haystack Rock
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Astoria-Megler Bridge ©
Astoria-Megler Bridge

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 26th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and then kick back and relax at Nye Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, shop like a local with Lincoln City Glass Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Newport sightseeing app .

Drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats, Lincoln City Glass Center, Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn

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