7 days in Oregon Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Itinerary

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7 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hood River online tour itinerary planner .

New York City to Hood River is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Hood River due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Hood River reach 71°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Art on Oak ©
Art on Oak

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Astoria trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in September, Astoria is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
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 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and then examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, then hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, and then take an in-depth tour of Lake Oswego Preservation Society.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portland tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Astoria in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Portland, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Lake Oswego Preservation Society, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Highway
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

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