9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
2
Newport
— 2 nights
3
Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
4
Portland
— 1 night

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site, shop like a local with Icefire Glassworks, thenenjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light, thenappreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

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Austin to Cannon Beach is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Cannon Beach. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Austin in August, with highs in Cannon Beach at °F and lows at °F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, Manzanita Beach, Astoria Column
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Tillamook Rock Light ©
Tillamook Rock Light
Icefire Glassworks ©
Icefire Glassworks

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Mossy Creek Pottery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, and finally trek along Ocean to Bay Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Newport visit planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. You'll set off for Crater Lake National Park on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, Mossy Creek Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Mossy Creek Pottery ©
Mossy Creek Pottery

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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.
On the 16th (Fri), hike along Pinnacles Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Fort Klamath Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls, thentake in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak, and finally trek along Garfield Peak.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Crater Lake National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Newport in August, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are warmer (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Umpqua National Forest, Fort Klamath Museum
Highlights from your plan
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, thenhike along Powell Butte Nature Park, thengo for a walk through Wintler Community Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion and then get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Portland in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vancouver, Mount Angel Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
Mount Angel Abbey ©
Mount Angel Abbey

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