9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bend
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the activities along Sturgeon Viewing Pond and Interpretive Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River journey planner .

Washington DC to Hood River is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Hood River hover around 71°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sturgeon Viewing Pond and Interpretive Center
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then browse the different shops at Seaside Carousel Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Lewis & Clark Salt Works, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, then get to know the fascinating history of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, and finally snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip planning app .

Drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hood River in September, plan for little chillier nights in Astoria, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita Beach
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Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 24th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Cape Lookout State Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, then trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, and finally stroll through Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tillamook trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Tillamook in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook. September in Tillamook sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
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Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

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 25th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, and then kick back and relax at Nye Beach. On your second day here, get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, explore and take pictures at Otter Crest Loop, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Newport journey maker website .

You can drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Newport. Traveling from Tillamook in September, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Yachats
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Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Otter Crest Loop ©
Otter Crest Loop
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

2
nights
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 27th (Fri): trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalo Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bend driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Bend takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in September: highs in Bend hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bend

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
River Rafting & Tubing

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