9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  6​h
1
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Bandon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Lava River Cave, hike along Lava Cast Forest Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, and finally explore the striking landscape at Balancing Rocks.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bend trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Bend is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver in June, you will find days in Bend are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are slightly colder (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lava Cast Forest Trail
Highlights from your plan
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Newberry National Volcanic Monument ©
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave

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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bend to Bandon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Bend in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Bandon, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Face Rock Creamery ©
Face Rock Creamery
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, and then savor the flavors at Newport Farmer's Market.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport holiday planning website .

You can drive from Bandon to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Newport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Cape Meares Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Manzanita Beach and Hug Point State Park. Go for a jaunt from Cannon Beach to Bay City to see Tillamook Country Smoker about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock and enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Meares Lighthouse, Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Manzanita Beach, Tillamook Country Smoker
Highlights from your plan
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park

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 7th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then stroll through Forest Park, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Portland Saturday Market, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planning site .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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