8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
1
Ashland
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Hood River
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ashland day trip planning site .

Los Angeles to Ashland is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Ashland: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Ashland

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and finally admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yachats trip planner .

You can drive from Ashland to Yachats in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. When traveling from Ashland in July, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Yachats: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Yachats in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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.
When in Portland, make a side trip to see Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, approximately 38 minutes away. Dedicate the 30th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, walk around South Park Blocks, and contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip site .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: highs in Portland hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Thu), examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Hood River day trip tool .

Getting from Portland to Hood River by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. July in Hood River sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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