8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
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 14th (Sat): do a tasting at Domaine Serene. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge and then admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary planner.

Charlotte to Portland is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to Portland. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in September; daily highs in Portland reach 76°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oneonta Gorge, Domaine Serene
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Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Visit Haystack Rock and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria-Megler Bridge & Fort Clatsop National Memorial) and Rockaway Beach Wayside (in Rockaway Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Nye Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, and then explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, then take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Newport trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in September, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are slightly colder, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

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