9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: College Station
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: College Station

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.
For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary app .

College Station to Newport is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from College Station to Newport, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from College Station in March, you will find days in Newport are cooler (53°F), and nights are slightly colder (41°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

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Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

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You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, stroll through Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, then cruise along Hood River County Fruit Loop, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River journey planner .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Hood River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Hood River sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon, Multnomah Falls, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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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 (Fri): contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then stroll through Forest Park, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oregon Zoo, see the interesting displays at Oregon Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

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You can drive from Hood River to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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