8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Oregon Zoo and Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. Get a sense of the local culture at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Pittock Mansion. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, and wander the streets of Ladd's Addition.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portland online holiday planner .

Atlanta to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in July: high temperatures in Portland hover around 83°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry ©

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 18th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Columbia River Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria online route planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for little chillier days in Astoria, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 20th (Sat), examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, then cruise along Multnomah Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hood River attractions site .

You can drive from Astoria to Hood River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Astoria in July, you will find days in Hood River are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Dalles, Starvation Creek State Park, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

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