8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Denver
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  8​h
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Eugene
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Denver

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kids will enjoy Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach. Go for a jaunt from Cannon Beach to Tillamook to see Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park and kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner.

Denver to Cannon Beach is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in July, expect Cannon Beach to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Eugene.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita, Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

2
nights
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cascades Raptor Center and Osborn Aquatic Center. Venture out of the city with trips to The Historic Carousel and Museum (in Albany) and William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge (in Corvallis). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Hayward Field, get outside with Spencer Butte, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Willamette River bike trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Eugene road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Eugene takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Eugene, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Corvallis, The Historic Carousel and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cascades Raptor Center ©
Cascades Raptor Center
Spencer Butte ©
Spencer Butte

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, stroll through Oregon Zoo, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Eugene to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Eugene in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Portland, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

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

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