9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hood River
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and then kick back and relax at Nye Beach. On the next day, engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Newport online trip builder .

Fort Lauderdale to Newport is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August: high temperatures in Newport hover around 64°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hug Point State Recreation Site and Rockaway Beach Wayside. Explore hidden gems such as Manzanita Beach and Oswald West State Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, stroll through Short Sands Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Newport in August, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 8th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Hood. On your second day here, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, learn about winemaking at Marchesi Vineyards, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River trip tool .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Hood River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Cannon Beach in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Hood River, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Dalles, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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