9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Cascade Locks
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Portland
— 1 night
End: Portland

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look and learn at Oregon Observatory, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then explore the striking landscape at Balancing Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): Head underground at Lava River Cave and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Bend road trip planning site .

Portland to Bend is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in July, plan for little chillier nights in Bend, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon Observatory, Smith Rock State Park
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Oregon Observatory ©
Oregon Observatory
River Rafting & Tubing

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night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Bend to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for slightly colder days in Florence, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 22nd (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Newport day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Newport, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
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 25th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, then explore the galleries of Columbia River Maritime Museum, then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Astoria trip simple and quick.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Astoria in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cascade Locks.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums
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Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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night
Cascade Locks

Cascade Locks ©
Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, then take in the views from Bridge of the Gods, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and finally take a memorable drive along Multnomah Falls.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cascade Locks trip planner .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Cascade Locks takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cascade Locks, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cascade Locks

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Bridge of the Gods ©
Bridge of the Gods

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Cascade Locks to Portland takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Portland sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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