8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
1
Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Bend
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
End: Charlotte

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), hunt for treasures at Portland Saturday Market and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland tour itinerary planning app .

Charlotte to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to Portland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in March, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Saturday Market ©
Portland Saturday Market

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get some cultural insight at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Seaside Inverted Experience. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Manzanita Beach and Bronze Coast Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Wheeler Station Antiques in Wheeler (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hug Point State Recreation Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and enjoy the sand and surf at Short Sands Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach route tool .

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Wheeler Station Antiques, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site

1
night
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 20th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, stroll through Nye Beach, and then indulge your taste buds at Newport Farmer's Market.

Before you visit Newport, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Newport sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for gifts at Langlois Market, then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and finally kick back and relax at Coquille Point.

Plan trip to Bandon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Newport to Bandon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Langlois Market
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Balancing Rocks, hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, and then stroll through Mt. Bachelor Ski Area.

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You can drive from Bandon to Bend in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bandon in March since evenings lows in Bend dip to 31°F. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
Mt. Bachelor Ski Area ©
Mt. Bachelor Ski Area

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