8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Harlingen
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Harlingen

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the next day, hike along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave.

Planning Bend trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Harlingen to Bend is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Harlingen to Bend. When traveling from Harlingen in July, plan for slightly colder days in Bend, with highs around 85°F, while nights are colder with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
River Rafting & Tubing
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Nye Beach, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Otter Crest Loop, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Lincoln City Glass Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Newport online tour builder .

Getting from Bend to Newport by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for cooler days in Newport, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City Glass Center
Highlights from your plan
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

Drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge, and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portland online day trip planner .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Oneonta Gorge, Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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