6 days in Portland & Scappoose Itinerary

6 days in Portland & Scappoose Itinerary

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Portland
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Scappoose
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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Macleay Park, Portland Saturday Market, Pittock Mansion, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Northwest (Nob Hill), take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, then stroll around Macleay Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Portland Oregon Temple & Visitors' Center, grab your bike and head to Willamette River Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then hunt for treasures at Portland Saturday Market, then appreciate the history behind Japanese American Historical Plaza, and finally take in the views from Tilikum Crossing.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip planning website.

Los Angeles to Portland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in Portland at 76°F and lows at 55°F. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Scappoose.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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Scappoose

Scappoose ©
Scappoose is a city in Columbia County, Oregon, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Johnston Ridge Observatory and Lewis River Lower Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Scappoose: Toutle (Eco Park Resort & Mt St Helens Helicopter Tours), Spirit Lake Hwy (in Castle Rock) and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument (in Amboy). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Nehalem River, look for all kinds of wild species at Lucia Falls Regional Park, stroll around Clatskanie City Park, and look for gifts at The Berry Patch.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Scappoose road trip app.

Scappoose is just a short distance from Portland. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Scappoose when traveling from Portland in September, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Scappoose

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory
Eco Park Resort ©
Eco Park Resort