8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

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.
For shopping fun, head to Powell's City of Books or Northwest (Nob Hill). Popular historic sites such as Pittock Mansion and Columbia River Highway are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: highs in Portland hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery, Columbia River Highway
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hood River itinerary site .

Drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Dalles, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Columbia River Maritime Museum. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column and see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Astoria online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Hood River, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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