9 days in Oregon, Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

9 days in Oregon, Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon, Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Lake Oswego
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Milwaukee


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Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego ©
Lake Oswego is a city in the State of Oregon, primarily in Clackamas County with small portions extending into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties. To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lake Oswego trip itinerary planning site .

Milwaukee to Lake Oswego is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to Lake Oswego is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Milwaukee in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lake Oswego, with lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Lake Oswego

Parks

Side Trip

McLoughlin Promenade
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Rogerson Clematis Garden ©
Rogerson Clematis Garden

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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.
Kids will enjoy Powell's City of Books and Portland Children's Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil (about 38 minutes away). Dedicate the 30th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, stroll around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Portland attractions planner.

Portland is very close to Lake Oswego. In June, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Mon), meet the residents at Seaside Aquarium, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. On the next day, kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach journey builder .

Getting from Portland to Cannon Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach Wayside, Seaside Aquarium
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Seaside Aquarium ©
Seaside Aquarium
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 3rd (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then browse the exhibits of Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria online trip planner .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Astoria by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums
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Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

Plan my day in Redwood National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Astoria to Redwood National Park in 9 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Astoria in July: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. You will leave for home on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Outdoors Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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