9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  9​h
1
Portland
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Bandon
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden and then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portland road trip website .

New York City to Portland is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Portland is minus 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): trek along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail and then get impressive views of Mount Hood. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, take in the views from Bridge of the Gods, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hood River trip planning website .

Drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Hood River sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Bridge of the Gods
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll through Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Cannon Beach, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Wheeler Station Antiques, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Hood River to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Hood River in May, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Wheeler Station Antiques
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
day
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sea Lion Caves. On the 21st (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, kick back and relax at Coquille Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bandon day trip planning website .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Bandon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Bandon can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Sea Lion Caves
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Crater Lake National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Bandon in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

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