7 days in Portland & Oregon Coast Itinerary

7 days in Portland & Oregon Coast Itinerary

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7 days in Portland & Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Billings
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Billings

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.
You'll explore and learn at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum and Movie Madness Video and More. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Portland day trip planning website .

Billings to Portland is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
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3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Columbia River Maritime Museum and Fort Clatsop National Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Ecola State Park in Cannon Beach (about 50 minutes away). It doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column and examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Astoria trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Portland to Astoria by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for slightly colder days in Astoria, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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