9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Austin
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Austin

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Mon), kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach and then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, take in the exciting artwork at Icefire Glassworks, then enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light, then pause for some photo ops at Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach online trip maker .

Austin to Cannon Beach is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. In August, Cannon Beach is cooler than Austin - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria Column, Manzanita Beach, Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument
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Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Tillamook Rock Light ©
Tillamook Rock Light
Icefire Glassworks ©
Icefire Glassworks

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.
On the 14th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Mossy Creek Pottery and then admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean to Bay Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Newport tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 51°F at night. On the 16th (Fri), you're off toCrater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mossy Creek Pottery, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Mossy Creek Pottery ©
Mossy Creek Pottery

3
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): hike along Pinnacles Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Klamath Museum, admire the sheer force of Vidae Falls, then hike along Watchman Peak, and finally trek along Garfield Peak.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park online tour planner .

You can drive from Newport to Crater Lake National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Newport in August: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Umpqua National Forest, Fort Klamath Museum
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Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail
Fort Klamath Museum ©
Fort Klamath Museum
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak

1
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.
On the 19th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Angel Abbey, then hike along Powell Butte Nature Park, then go for a walk through Wintler Community Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip maker website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Crater Lake National Park to Portland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in Portland, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Vancouver, Mount Angel Abbey
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Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
Mount Angel Abbey ©
Mount Angel Abbey

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