7 days in Oregon Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Portland
— 2 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hood River
— 2 nights
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Portland to Bridal Veil to see Multnomah Falls about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portland road trip app.

Washington DC to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect Portland to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

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Powell's City of Books ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then stroll through Cannon Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Astoria route builder website.

Traveling by car from Portland to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Haystack Rock ©
Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
4.8
Cannon Beach ©
Beach
Cannon Beach
4.8
Ecola State Park ©
State Park
Ecola State Park
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Hood River

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and then make a trip to The Dalles Murals.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River attractions tool.

You can drive from Astoria to Hood River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Hood River are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hood River

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

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