8 days in Lakeview, Plush & Madras Itinerary

8 days in Lakeview, Plush & Madras Itinerary

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8 days in Lakeview, Plush & Madras Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: San Diego


Lakeview ©
Lakeview is a town in Lake County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Perpetual, then identify plant and animal life at Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, and then take an in-depth tour of Schminck Memorial Museum.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Lakeview planning site .

San Diego to Lakeview is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from San Diego, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Lakeview, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Plush.

Things to do in Lakeview

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Old Perpetual ©
Old Perpetual


Plush ©
Plush is an unincorporated rural community in the Warner Valley of Lake County, in the U.S. On the 4th (Wed), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Spectrum Sunstone Mine and then head outdoors with BLM Rockhound Site - Sunstones.

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You can drive from Lakeview to Plush in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Plush can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Madras.

Things to do in Plush

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Spectrum Sunstone Mine ©
Spectrum Sunstone Mine


Madras ©
Madras is a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. Richardson's Rock Ranch has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Madras side-trips: Mount Hood (in Hood River), Maupin (Sherars Falls & River Rafting & Tubing) and Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond). Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, examine the collection at Erickson Aircraft Collection, and stop by Crescent Moon Ranch.

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Traveling by car from Plush to Madras takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madras

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Maupin, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Crescent Moon Ranch, Smith Rock State Park
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Richardson's Rock Ranch ©
Richardson's Rock Ranch
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood