8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  6​h
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Get outdoors at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Multnomah Falls. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pittock Mansion and Remy Wines. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Powell's City of Books, examine the collection at Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and wander the streets of Ladd's Addition.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portland vacation planning website .

Vancouver, Canada to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver in August, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

McMinnville, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Sokol Blosser Winery
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Columbia River Maritime Museum and Fort Clatsop National Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Astoria: Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park & Cannon Beach Bookstore). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Astoria trip planner .

You can drive from Portland to Astoria in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Portland in August, expect Astoria to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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