8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hood River
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Norfolk

1
night
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Pinnacles Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park travel planner.

Norfolk to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Norfolk to Crater Lake National Park. Traveling from Norfolk in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Crater Lake National Park, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Pinnacles Trail ©
Pinnacles Trail

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach, and then try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence travel route builder app .

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Florence in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, plan for cooler days in Florence, with highs around 67°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

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Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 19th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then explore and take pictures at Astoria Column. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seaside Aquarium, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Cannon Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Seaside Aquarium, Astoria Column
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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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 21st (Sun): explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then stroll through Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hood River holiday planner .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Hood River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Hood River are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Portland, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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