8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
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Cannon Beach

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Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 11th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach day trip planner.

Philadelphia to Cannon Beach is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in September: high temperatures in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Step out of the city life by going to Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mike Miller Park and Devil's Churn. Change things up with a short trip to Yachats coastline in Yachats (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, kick back and relax at Nye Beach, and take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Newport trip planning app.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Newport, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave, admire all the interesting features of Newberry National Volcanic Monument, and then admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then make a trip to Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bend sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Newport to Bend takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Newport, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Bend, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 44°F. You will leave for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

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