29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
2
Newport
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Bandon
— 4 nights
5
Brookings
— 2 nights
6
Portland
— 1 night
7
Hood River
— 2 nights
8
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
9
Bend
— 3 nights

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Head to Wheeler Station Antiques and DragonFire Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore International Police Museum and Cannon Beach History Center and Museum. Step out of Cannon Beach to go to Rockaway Beach and see Cedar Wetlands Preserve, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Short Sands Beach, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker website.

Cincinnati to Cannon Beach is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in August; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Wheeler Station Antiques
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Spas
Short Sands Beach ©
Short Sands Beach
Manzanita Golf Course ©
Manzanita Golf Course

3
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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ripley's Believe It or Not! and Burrows House Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Inscapes Gallery and Newport Farmer's Market. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, brush up on your military savvy at Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center, see the interesting displays at The Wax Works, and hike along Ocean to Bay Trail.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Newport day trip planning website.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping
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Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center ©
Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center
Yaquina Bay Bridge ©
Yaquina Bay Bridge
Ripley's Believe It or Not! ©
Ripley's Believe It or Not!

3
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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Visiting Thor's Well and Hobbit Trail will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop and Siuslaw Pioneer Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Reedsport (Umpqua Discovery Center & Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach, see the interesting displays at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum, take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast, and shop like a local with Backstreet Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip website.

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Reedsport, Thor's Well, Oregon Coast, Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop
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Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well
Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area

4
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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Head to Cranberry Sweets and Second Street Galleryfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Coos Art Museum and Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop. Venture out of the city with trips to Bastendorff Beach (in Charleston), Coos History Museum (in Coos Bay) and Off-Road Tours (in North Bend). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park, stroll through Whiskey Run Beach, tee off at Pacific Dunes, and trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Bandon trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Bandon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Bandon, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Charleston, Coos Bay, Off-Road Tours
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Whiskey Run Beach ©
Whiskey Run Beach
Cranberry Sweets ©
Cranberry Sweets
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

2
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Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Get outdoors at Lone Ranch Beach and Crissey Field State Park. Step off the beaten path and head to McVay Rock State Recreation Site and Oregon Redwood Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brookings: Gold Beach (The Mary D Hume, Gold Beach Books, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor, admire all the interesting features of Welcome to California, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Chetco Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brookings trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bandon to Brookings by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Brookings are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Beach, Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
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Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
McVay Rock State Recreation Site ©
McVay Rock State Recreation Site
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor ©
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll around Director Park, then get a sense of history and politics at Pioneer Courthouse, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Commons Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Jamison Square, look for gifts at The Meadow, then see the interesting displays at Freakybuttrue Peculiarium, then see the interesting displays at Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Japanese American Historical Plaza.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Brookings to Portland takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, Portland is somewhat warmer than Brookings - with highs of 85°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Jamison Square ©
Jamison Square
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center ©
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
Freakybuttrue Peculiarium ©
Freakybuttrue Peculiarium

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 21st (Fri), walk around Port Marina Park, get outside with Big Winds, explore the activities along White Salmon River, then learn about winemaking at Idiot's Grace, and finally do a tasting at Cor Cellars. On your second day here, trek along Mitchell Point Trail, learn about winemaking at Stave & Stone Winery (Downtown Tasting Room), then take in the exciting artwork at Art on Oak, and finally sample the fine beverages at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room.

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Drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Hood River

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lyle
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Idiot's Grace ©
Idiot's Grace
Cor Cellars ©
Cor Cellars
Stave & Stone Winery (Downtown Tasting Room) ©

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): trek along Pinnacles Trail, stroll through Annie Creek Canyon, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls, and finally hike along Sun Notch Trail. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Plaikni Falls, then stroll through Mount Scott, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Crest Wildflower Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Crater Lake National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. While traveling from Hood River, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Annie Creek Canyon ©
Annie Creek Canyon
Mount Scott ©
Mount Scott
Sun Notch Trail ©
Sun Notch Trail

3
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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 25th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then go for a walk through Deschutes River Trail, and then look for gifts at Dudley's Bookshop Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): walk around Drake Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Little Cultus Lake, then sample the tasty concoctions at Atlas Cider Co, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Boneyard Beer.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bend trip planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Bend in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, expect Bend to be a bit cooler, temps between 84°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Drake Park ©
Drake Park
Boneyard Beer ©
Boneyard Beer
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park

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