8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 30​min
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Bandon
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Little Rock

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hood River trip itinerary site .

Little Rock to Hood River is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In September, Hood River is little chillier than Little Rock - with highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
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2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then stop by Beach Books, and finally explore the striking landscape of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Astoria trip planner .

Drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in September, Astoria is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Beach Books
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Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Beach Books ©
Beach Books

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, then trek along Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then take in the exciting artwork at Lincoln City Glass Center, and finally look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip planner .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Newport takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Newport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, Lincoln City Glass Center, Yachats coastline
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Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy ©
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, then take in the exciting artwork at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, and finally enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bandon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Bandon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Face Rock Creamery ©
Face Rock Creamery
Coquille River Lighthouse ©
Coquille River Lighthouse
Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop ©

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