9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Joplin
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Joplin

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary builder site .

Joplin to Newport is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Joplin in May, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Northwest Carriage Museum and Clark's Dismal Nitch. Get some cultural insight at Middle Village Station Camp and Columbia River Maritime Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Astoria (Fort Stevens State Park & Astoria Column). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

Before you visit Cannon Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Chinook, Northwest Carriage Museum
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Middle Village Station Camp ©
Middle Village Station Camp
Northwest Carriage Museum ©
Northwest Carriage Museum

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.
On the 29th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and then see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum.

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You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 51°F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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