8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls, get your bearings at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, then trek along Lava Cast Forest Trail, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Artists Gallery Sunriver. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of City of Sisters, Head underground at Lava River Cave, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bend trip planning app .

New York City to Bend is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Bend due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Bend, with lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Artists Gallery Sunriver, City of Sisters, Lava Cast Forest Trail
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Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
River Rafting & Tubing
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 17th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding at Hatfield Marine Science Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Newport online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bend to Newport in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Bend in July: highs in Newport hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 19th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Newport to Cannon Beach by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the striking features of Vista House, take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and finally cruise along Multnomah Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland route planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Oneonta Gorge, Vista House
Highlights from your plan
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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