4 days in John Day & Prineville Itinerary

4 days in John Day & Prineville Itinerary

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John Day
— 1 night
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Prineville
— 2 nights
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John Day

— 1 night
John Day is a city located about 2mi north of Canyon City in Grant County, Oregon, at the intersection of U.S. Routes 26 and 395. On the 16th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site and then take an in-depth tour of Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site.

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Portland to John Day is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, John Day is slightly colder at night with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Prineville.

Things to do in John Day

Nature · Museums · Parks

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Prineville

— 2 nights
Prineville is a city in and the county seat of Crook County, Oregon, United States. Explore Prineville's surroundings by going to John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Painted Hills Unit (in Dayville) and Madras (Lake Billy Chinook & Richardson's Rock Ranch). It doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Prineville Reservoir State Park and take a memorable drive along Crooked River Scenic Drive.

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Traveling by car from John Day to Prineville takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from John Day in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Prineville, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prineville

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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