8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Klamath Falls
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Multnomah Falls. When in Portland, make a side trip to see Timberline Lodge and Ski Area in Timberline Lodge, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Portland online route planner .

Dallas to Portland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Portland at 83°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 30th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip planner .

You can drive from Portland to Astoria in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Portland in July, you will find days in Astoria are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
nights
Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls ©
Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park. Keep things going the next day: walk around Lithia Park and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Klamath Falls day trip site .

You can drive from Astoria to Klamath Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Astoria, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Klamath Falls, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Ashland, Crater Lake National Park
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Badger Run Wildlife Rehab ©
Badger Run Wildlife Rehab

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