8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: South Bend
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: South Bend

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 17th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Rowena Crest Viewpoint.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hood River, use our trip itinerary maker.

South Bend to Hood River is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from South Bend to Hood River. Traveling from South Bend in June, you will find days in Hood River are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Rowena Crest Viewpoint, Multnomah Falls, Bridge of the Gods, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Bridge of the Gods ©
Bridge of the Gods

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Hood River in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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 21st (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, gain insight at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Newport online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, you will find days in Newport are little chillier (61°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), have fun at Sand Master Park, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then have fun at Sandland Adventures.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Florence

Fun & Games Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Portland road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Florence to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Florence in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Portland, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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