7 days in Oregon Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Itinerary

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7 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

1
night
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls, then look for gifts at Dudley's Bookshop Cafe, and finally don't miss a visit to Balancing Rocks. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave, then contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, and then trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Bend road trip planning app .

Birmingham to Bend is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Birmingham to Bend due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in July, expect nights in Bend to be much colder, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, then admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park, and then kick back and relax at Nye Beach. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Hatfield Marine Science Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip website .

Traveling by car from Bend to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Bend in July: highs in Newport hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

1
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.
For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

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