8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Bus:  12 h 15 min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Boston

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mike Miller Park. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary maker site .

Boston to Newport is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Boston to Newport, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boston, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Mike Miller Park, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach travel route builder site .

Getting from Newport to Cannon Beach by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria Column, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take a peaceful walk through Camassia Natural Area, then appreciate the views at Sokol Blosser Winery, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portland road trip app .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Camassia Natural Area, Sokol Blosser Winery, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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