9 days in Oregon Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Gold Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

1
night
Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Bush's Pasture Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salem trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Salem is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Vancouver in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salem: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Mount Angel, Mount Angel Abbey, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Oregon Garden
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Bush's Pasture Park ©
Bush's Pasture Park
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Mount Angel Abbey ©
Mount Angel Abbey

1
day
Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ophir Beach, then snap pictures at Rogue River Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Myers Creek Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Beach route maker app .

You can drive from Salem to Gold Beach in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In March, daytime highs in Gold Beach are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ophir Beach, Myers Creek Beach
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Ophir Beach ©
Ophir Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): kick back and relax at Nye Beach, then deepen your understanding at Hatfield Marine Science Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Earthworks Gallery, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Gleneden Beach State Park, stroll through Taft Bay, and then admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Gold Beach to Newport in 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in Newport are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Gleneden Beach State Park, Taft Bay
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside, examine the collection at International Police Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Bayocean Peninsula County Park.

Plan a Tillamook trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Newport to Tillamook in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newport to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In March in Tillamook, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Tillamook

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
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Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
International Police Museum ©
International Police Museum

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Manzanita Beach and Spas & Wellness. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site, stroll through Short Sands Beach, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cannon Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Tillamook to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tillamook to Cannon Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Tillamook Rock Light ©
Tillamook Rock Light

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