Best Oregon Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Oregon Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular Oregon Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next Oregon vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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1. Crater Lake National Park Scenic Drive
The deep blue color of Crater Lake has been the objective of many attempted descriptions, but none comes close to the impact you will ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Crater Lake, OR - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

2. Around Mount Saint Helens: Exploring the Volcano Weekend Getaway
Before May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens was a pristine, symmetrical white peak, the queen of the Cascade range. But mighty forces were ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Cougar, WA - Quick Escapes: Pacific Northwest

3. Astoria and Long Beach Water Pleasures: Explore by River and Sea Weekend Getaway
When you cross the bridge from Astoria, Oregon, to the recreational pleasures of Long Beach in southwestern Washington, you become ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Astoria, OR - Quick Escapes: Pacific Northwest

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A month after Lewis and Clark settled for the winter of 1805–6 near Astoria, Oregon, William Clark led a small party 20 miles south ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Cannon Beach, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

5. Hells Canyon National Recreation Area Scenic Drive
One of the more rugged and least accessible areas in the nation, Hells Canyon incorporates a 71-mile stretch of the fantastic Snake ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Joseph, OR - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

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Sunny central Oregon is a popular weekend getaway for rain-weary Portlanders. On the dry side of the Cascade Range, its weather is ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Bend, OR - Quick Escapes: Pacific Northwest

7. Heceta Head Lighthouse: The Heceta Head Station Bed & Breakfast Romantic Getaway
The lighthouse at Heceta Head overlooks a breathtaking expanse of jagged rock, churning surf, and blue ocean. It is said to be the ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Yachats, OR - Staying at a Lighthouse: America's Romantic and Historic Lighthouse Inns

8. Columbia River Gorge - Oregon: A National Scenic Treasure Weekend Getaway
Nature was more than generous in lavishing scenic beauty on the Pacific Northwest. The Columbia River Gorge, with its thick green ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Hood River, OR - Quick Escapes: Pacific Northwest

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Unquestionably one of the premier resort destinations of the north coast, Seaside has become a year-round destination, especially ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Seaside, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

10. Newport, OR Weekend Getaway
No doubt, Newport is coastal Oregon’s premier resort destination. It is centrally located and situated on beautiful Yaquina Bay, with ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Newport, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

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From Portland, Mount Hood’s peak is a familiar presence, looming 60 miles away on the eastern horizon behind hazy, blue-green foothills. ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Hood River, OR - Quick Escapes: Pacific Northwest

12. Oregon Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Oregon excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Oregon region by region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Salem, OR - Fodor's USA

13. Bandon, OR Weekend Getaway
Named after a city in Ireland that is located on the Bandon River in County Cork, this Oregon community, sometimes called Bandon-By-The-Sea, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Bandon, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

14. Eugene - Florence - Newport: City Culture and Coastal Beauty Weekend Getaway
This three-day tour gives you a sampling of some of the best that an Oregon city and the Oregon coastline have to offer visitors. ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Eugene, OR - Quick Escapes: Pacific Northwest

15. Astoria, OR Weekend Getaway
Astoria is America’s oldest West Coast city. In fact, it’s the oldest continuously occupied settlement west of the Mississippi River, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Astoria, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

16. The Emerald Cities: Portland Beavers, Eugene Emeralds Baseball Trip Family Vacation
Startling beauty is a constant along the Pacific Coast. A trip combining Portland and Eugene will convince you that cool nights and ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Portland, OR - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

17. Bar M Ranch at Bingham Hot Springs Weekend Getaway
Although most people think of the Pacific Northwest as a rainy land of thick evergreen forests, the eastern portions of Oregon and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Adams, OR - 100 Best Ranch Vacations in North America

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If fishing and allied water sports are not the only attractions in Garibaldi, they are certainly the main ones. The town is home port ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Garibaldi, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

19. Florence, OR Weekend Getaway
One story says the city of Florence was named after State Senator A. B. Florence, who represented Lane County in the mid-nineteenth ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Florence, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

20. Brookings & Harbor, OR Weekend Getaway
In the vicinity of Brookings, the coastal plain narrows as the Pacific Ocean indents eastward, and the Coast Range mountains quickly ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Brookings, OR - Driving the Pacific Coast: Oregon & Washington

 
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