10 days in Portland & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

10 days in Portland & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Portland & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Portland

6
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.
Visiting Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, about 46 minutes away. Dedicate the 12th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Portland trip planner .

In September, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): hike along Pinnacles Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Crater Lake National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Portland in September, expect nights in Crater Lake National Park to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Klamath Museum
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Wizard Island ©
Wizard Island
Rim Village Visitor Center ©
Rim Village Visitor Center

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