8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

1
night
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 3rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Starvation Creek State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hood River visit planner.

New York City to Hood River is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Hood River, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Hood River hover around 79°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Starvation Creek State Park, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Visit Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Hug Point State Park. There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Hood River to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Hood River in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Clatsop National Memorial
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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 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and then fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Columbia River Highway, Multnomah Falls, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

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