5 days in Portland, Government Camp & Prineville Itinerary

5 days in Portland, Government Camp & Prineville Itinerary

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5 days in Portland, Government Camp & Prineville Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  3​h
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Government Camp
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Prineville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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.
Ape Cave has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): Head underground at Ape Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): wander the streets of Multnomah Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wahclella Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portland itinerary planner.

Seattle to Portland is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Government Camp.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ape Cave, Multnomah Falls
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Ape Cave ©
Ape Cave
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Wahclella Falls ©
Wahclella Falls

1
night
Government Camp

Government Camp ©
Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Mt Hood Cultural Center and Museum, look for gifts at Mountain Sports, then stroll through Salmon River Trail, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Little Zigzag Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, take in the dramatic scenery at Starvation Creek State Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Wildwood Recreation Site.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Government Camp tour planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Government Camp takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Government Camp can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Prineville.

Things to do in Government Camp

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Welches, Fire Museum in City Hall, Starvation Creek State Park
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Salmon River Trail ©
Salmon River Trail
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls
Wildwood Recreation Site ©
Wildwood Recreation Site

1
night
Prineville

Prineville ©
Prineville is a city in and the county seat of Crook County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Painted Hills to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Painted Hills. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Meadow Lakes Golf Course, then immerse yourself in nature at Ochoco Wayside State Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Wildland Firefighters Monument.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Prineville trip website .

Traveling by car from Government Camp to Prineville takes 2 hours. Traveling from Government Camp in July, expect nights in Prineville to be slightly colder, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prineville

Golf Outdoors Parks
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Meadow Lakes Golf Course ©
Meadow Lakes Golf Course
Painted Hills ©
Painted Hills

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