9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
Ashland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Little Rock

1
night
Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ashland trip itinerary maker tool .

Little Rock to Ashland is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Little Rock to Ashland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Little Rock in August, plan for little chillier nights in Ashland, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Ashland

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lithia Park ©
Lithia Park
Oregon Shakespeare Festival ©
Oregon Shakespeare Festival

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Yachats online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Ashland to Yachats takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. When traveling from Ashland in August, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Yachats: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature Parks Outdoors

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. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach travel route planner .

Drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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 15th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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