8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Powell's City of Books and Washington Park. Escape the urban bustle at Oregon Zoo and Sokol Blosser Winery. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Carlton Winemakers Studio (in Carlton) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Vancouver in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Portland, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Carlton Winemakers Studio, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry ©

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Little Zigzag Falls, and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, then trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River online tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in March, expect nights in Hood River to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Little Zigzag Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Columbia River Maritime Museum and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Step out of Astoria with an excursion to Ecola State Park in Cannon Beach--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Astoria Column and stop by Beach Books.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Astoria online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Astoria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Astoria are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Beach Books
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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