8 days in Oregon Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, stop by Powell's City of Books, and admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary planner .

Salt Lake City to Portland is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, expect Portland to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, stroll through Cannon Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Young River Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach road trip planning website .

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience, Nehalem Bay State Park
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: have fun at Sand Master Park - Sandboarding and then putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Florence takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding

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