7 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

7 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

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7 days in Washington State & Oregon Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Dallas


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1
night
Olga, Orcas Island

Olga ©
Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.HistoryOlga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Orcas Island Winery.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Olga trip planner .

Dallas to Olga is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In September, Olga is cooler than Dallas - with highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Olga

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Eastsound, Judd Cove
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Orcas Island Pottery ©
Orcas Island Pottery
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm ©
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park

1
night
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and finally look for gifts at Beach Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Shallon Winery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Astoria online attractions planner .

You can drive from Olga to Astoria in 6.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Long Beach, Beach Books
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Shallon Winery ©
Shallon Winery
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip planner.

Drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn

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