8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: New Orleans

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 18th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, then trek along Forest Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Peninsula Park and Rose Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then don't miss a visit to Alberta Street, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland day trip app.

New Orleans to Portland is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for little chillier days in Portland, with highs around 77°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 56°F. You will leave for Crater Lake National Park on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Tryon Creek State Natural Area ©
Tryon Creek State Natural Area

2
nights
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 20th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Annie Creek Canyon, then trek along Garfield Peak, and then hike along Castle Crest Wildflower Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary site.

Drive from Portland to Crater Lake National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Portland in June, expect nights in Crater Lake National Park to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newport.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Annie Creek Canyon ©
Annie Creek Canyon
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Garfield Peak ©
Garfield Peak

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Newport road trip planning app.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Newport in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Newport: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

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