8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Portland
— 3 nights
2
Manzanita
— 2 nights
3
The Dalles
— 2 nights

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 some historical perspective at Columbia River Highway and Northwest (Nob Hill). Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Live Laugh Love Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner) and Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee). And it doesn't end there: stop by Powell's City of Books, wander the streets of Ladd's Addition, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Portland itinerary tool.

Oakland to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Oakland in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manzanita.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Willamette Valley Vineyards, Columbia River Highway, Sokol Blosser Winery, Live Laugh Love Art, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art

2
nights
Manzanita

Manzanita ©
Manzanita is a coastal city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, stop by Cannon Beach Bookstore, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Manzanita travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Portland to Manzanita in 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Manzanita. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portland in July, with highs in Manzanita at 69°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to The Dalles.

Things to do in Manzanita

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Seaside Inverted Experience ©
Seaside Inverted Experience

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The Dalles

The Dalles ©
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. On the 16th (Tue), learn about all things military at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead and then hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, then see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the The Dalles road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Manzanita to The Dalles takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Manzanita to The Dalles is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Manzanita in July, plan for warmer days in The Dalles, with highs around 90°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in The Dalles

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum ©
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum ©

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