6 days in Portland & Cannon Beach Itinerary

6 days in Portland & Cannon Beach Itinerary

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6 days in Portland & Cannon Beach Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Portland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge, and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portland holiday site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Portland. In April in Portland, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach Wayside. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach road trip planner .

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in April, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are little chillier, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach Wayside, Manzanita Beach
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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