10 days in Oregon Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  11​h
1
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hood River travel itinerary planner .

New York City to Hood River is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Hood River due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get a bit cooler in Hood River: highs are around 41°F and lows about 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

The Dalles, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore and learn at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Icefire Glassworks. Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Seaside Inverted Experience are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Cannon Beach with a short trip to Astoria Column in Astoria, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, stroll through Cannon Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach road trip site .

Getting from Hood River to Cannon Beach by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hood River in December; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 49°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

4
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Sokol Blosser Winery. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and Movie Madness Video and More will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Newberg (Anam Cara Cellars & Natalies Estate Winery) and Carlton Winemakers Studio (in Carlton). There's much more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, and take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

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

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Newberg, Columbia River Highway, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Sokol Blosser Winery, Live Laugh Love Art
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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