5 days in Oregon Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Itinerary

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5 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
Bus + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  12 h 45 min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h
End: New York City

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Oregon Coast Hwy has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, then trek along Hobbit Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, then take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast Hwy, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally browse the collection at Siuslaw Public Library.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planner.

New York City to Florence is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Florence hover around 56°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Oregon Coast Hwy
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In March in Portland, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 41°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Shopping
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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