9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  8​h
1
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Omaha

1
night
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 16th (Sat), go for a walk through Deschutes River Trail.

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Omaha to Bend is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Bend are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Wildlife Museums
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High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hood River vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Bend to Hood River takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bend in March since evenings lows in Hood River dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, explore and take pictures at Astoria Column, and then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Astoria vacation maker app .

Getting from Hood River to Astoria by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Astoria sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Haystack Rock
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

4
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.
Pittock Mansion and Eastbank Esplanade will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Multnomah Falls and The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. Step out of Portland with an excursion to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville--about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, wander the streets of Ladd's Addition, steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, and take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portland route planning site .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

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