8 days in Portland, Willamette Valley & Tillamook Itinerary

8 days in Portland, Willamette Valley & Tillamook Itinerary

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Portland
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McMinnville
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Tillamook
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Portland
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Portland — 2 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Alberta Street. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, grab your bike and head to Willamette River Trail, take a stroll through Ladd's Addition, and get a taste of the local shopping with Live Laugh Love Art.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary website.

Honolulu to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Portland is 2 hours. In February, Portland is colder than Honolulu - with highs of 51°F and lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to McMinnville.
Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
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McMinnville — 1 night

McMinnville is the county seat and largest city of Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the McMinnville tour builder tool.

Drive from Portland to McMinnville in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. You will leave for Tillamook on the 3rd (Thu).
Wineries · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Tillamook — 2 nights

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum and then sample the tasty concoctions at De Garde Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Garibaldi Boat Basin, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Short Sands Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tillamook trip builder app.

Drive from McMinnville to Tillamook in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In March in Tillamook, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 40°F at night. You'll set off for Portland on the 5th (Sat).
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Portland — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll around Laurelhurst Park, then awaken your taste buds at Uncorked Northwest Wine Tours, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Alberta Street, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Portland travel planner.

Drive from Tillamook to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tillamook to Portland is minus 1 hour. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours · Spas
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