8 days in Central Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Central Oregon Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Oregon tour planner
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Bend
— 6 nights
Drive
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Maupin
— 1 night
Drive to Portland International Airport, Fly to Houston

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Bend — 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bend side-trips: Terrebonne (Crescent Moon Ranch & Peter Skene Ogden State Park), Sisters (McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop, Sahalie and Koosah Falls, &more) and La Pine (Quail Run Golf Course & Lava Cast Forest Trail). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park, see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum, contemplate the geological forces at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, and admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bend trip planner.

Houston to Bend is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Bend is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Houston in September, expect nights in Bend to be cooler, around 44°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Maupin.
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Maupin — 1 night

Maupin is a city in Wasco County, Oregon, United States. On the 9th (Sat), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Maupin road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bend to Maupin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Bend in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Maupin: highs are around 80°F and lows about 54°F. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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