8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Oklahoma City

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Yachats sightseeing planner .

Oklahoma City to Yachats is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Yachats, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in July: high temperatures in Yachats hover around 63°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Relax by the water at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Visit Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Tillamook Air Museum for their historical value. There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park and enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Cannon Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Yachats in July, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Tillamook Air Museum
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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 19th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, then wander the streets of Northwest (Nob Hill), and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Columbia River Highway
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Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Eastbank Esplanade ©
Eastbank Esplanade
Northwest (Nob Hill) ©
Northwest (Nob Hill)

1
night
Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Timberline Lodge online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Portland to Timberline Lodge in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Historic Sites Winter Sports Nature
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

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