8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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1
Newport
— 1 day
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
3
Portland
— 2 nights
4
Hood River
— 2 nights

1
day
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 16th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport online road trip planner.

San Bernardino to Newport is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from San Bernardino in May, you will find days in Newport are colder (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Beach Books, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Astoria itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Newport to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Astoria sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Beach Books
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Beach Books ©
Beach Books

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, thenadmire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, thenlook for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, thencontemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Astoria to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Eastbank Esplanade ©
Eastbank Esplanade

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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 21st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, view the masterpieces at Art on Oak, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Hood River trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Hood River, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Art on Oak ©
Art on Oak
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail ©

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