6 days in Oregon Itinerary

6 days in Oregon Itinerary

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6 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
McMinnville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hood River route planner.

New Orleans to Hood River is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for slightly colder days in Hood River, with highs around 72°F, while nights are colder with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

The Dalles, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 12th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and finally examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria journey planning site .

Drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Hood River in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Astoria: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to McMinnville.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seaside Inverted Experience, Haystack Rock
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

1
night
McMinnville

McMinnville ©
McMinnville is the county seat and largest city of Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. On the 14th (Fri), examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, and then do a tasting at Carlton Winemakers Studio.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the McMinnville trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Astoria to McMinnville takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Astoria in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in McMinnville, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in McMinnville

Museums Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Carlton Winemakers Studio, Sokol Blosser Winery
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Carlton Winemakers Studio ©
Carlton Winemakers Studio

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night
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.
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Portland tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from McMinnville to Portland takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites
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Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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