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12 nights from £2,259 per person

Best time to travel MAY - OCT

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Itinerary Highlights

  • Discover Portland's attractions such as the Pittock Mansion, Japanese Garden and Portland Art Museum to name a few.
  • Spend some days on Oregon's Coast and enjoy its many hiking trails with numerous wildlife and rare wildflowers.
  • Enjoy an adrenaline-filled whitewater rafting through the powerful Rogue River of Grants Pass.
  • Enjoy an extensive range of activities offered by Running Y Ranch Resort in Klamath Falls such as hiking, horseback riding and boating.

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12 nights from £2,259 per person
Best time to travel MAY - OCT
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Oregon is an outdoor playground with seven diverse regions sandwiched between Washington State and California on the Pacific Coast of the USA. Enjoy the ocean, mountains, valleys, its quirky capital of Portland and as many outdoor pursuits as you can fit in to this 12-night Oregon holiday.

Oregon offers diverse landscapes from towering mountains to rugged coastlines, underground caverns and raging rivers. Its quirky capital Portland has an incredible array of galleries and unique eateries and great value duty free shopping. After discovering some of Portland's delights, head out on the road to the rugged Pacific coastline, taking time to stop off and picking up some wine from one of the many vineyards in the Willamette Valley. Explore Oregon's beautiful coastline along the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, stopping in quaint fishing villages and at various scenic viewpoints where you can breathe in the fresh sea air and take in the outstanding natural beauty that surrounds you. Travelling inland there are numerous outdoor activities on offer including white water rafting on Rouge River, boating on Upper Klamath Lake and horseback riding. Circumnavigate Crater Lake on the Rim Drive at Crater Lake National Park which offers views of the park's volcanic landscapes. Bend in Central Oregon is popular with those outdoor pursuits enthusiasts and include activities such as kayaking, biking, hiking and white-water rafting on the The Lower Deschurtes.

Itinerary

Day 1  Portland
Portland, Oregon
Arrive today in Portland from the UK to begin your fly-drive holiday around the state of Oregon. Accommodation: Sentinel Hotel
Day 2  Portland
Portland, Oregon
'Keep Portland Weird' is the city's famous slogan and it rings true in Portland. The city has some beautiful green spaces including the Washington Park which includes the Japanese Garden and Rose Test Garden. Discover the art of the city at the Portland Art Museum, spread over six floors. Pittock Mansion is a great place to take a wander around the mansion and gardens, it was the once home of the Portland pioneers. Don't leave the city without going tax free shopping in downtown Portland. Accommodation: Sentinel Hotel
Day 3  Portland - Gleneden Beach (100 miles)
Gleneden Beach, Oregon
Depart Portland and drive towards the Pacific Coast taking time to explore Oregon's Wine Country, visiting vineyards along the way or stopping at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville. Continue on to Gleneden Beach and stay at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort from where you can discover the beach towns of Lincoln City and Newport. The latter has remained a fishing village and has plenty of shops and restaurants.
Day 4  Oregon's Coast
Gleneden Beach, Oregon
Enjoy a day exploring the surrounding area and coastline or the many facilities and activities at the Salishan Spa & Golf Resort. Take a day to explore further north and visit the stunning Cascade Head Scenic Research Area where there are several hiking trails and a spectacular coastal headland attracting wildlife and home to rare wildflowers and the Oregon silverspot butterfly.
Day 5  Gleneden Beach to Florence (68 miles)
Florence, Oregon
You may wish to explore further south down the coast, situated an hour from the Salishan Resort, the town of Florence. On the drive down, stop at Cape Perpetua, a natural landmark of forests, pools and shells, the Heceta Head Lighthouse and Sea Lion Caves, to see these mammals. Stay in the town of Florence this evening. Hotel - Driftwood Shores Resort
Day 6  Oregon's Coast
Florence, Oregon
Enjoy a wonderful day discovering the natural beauty of Florence and this region of Oregon's coast. Hike to the historic Heceta Head Lighthuse, spot migrating whales cavorting just off the shoreline or descend by elevator into North America's largest sea cave, home to sea lions. Hotel - Driftwood Shores Resort
Day 7  Oregon's Coast - Grants Pass (175 miles)
Grants Pass, Oregon
After the morning on the coast, head inland to Grants Pass making your way further south.
Staying at  Weasku Inn
Day 8  Grants Pass
Grants Pass, Oregon
Enjoy a full day exploring Grant's Pass, an area popular with those that enjoy outdoor pursuits such as hiking, biking or white water rafting which can be done on the beautiful Rogue River. Drive south where you can travel underground and take a tour through the caverns of Oregon Caves National Monument.
Staying at  Weasku Inn
Day 9  Grants Pass - Klamath Falls (85 miles)
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Travel across country to Klamath Falls and Klamath Upper Lake , the gateway to the stunning Crater Lake National Park. Stay at the Running Y Ranch Resort and enjoy the extensive range of facilities from the 18-hole Arnold Palmer golf course to the full service spa. There are plenty of activities and attractions to keep you entertained including horseback riding, hiking trails to beautiful waterfalls or boating on Upper Klamath Lake. Hotel - Running Y Ranch
Day 10  Klamath Falls
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Today relax in the hotel grounds or enjoy making use of the resort amenities. Those that love the outdoors will love Klamath Falls, follow the Klamath Basin Birding Trail if you are a tweeter or shoot the rapids on the Klamath River if you are looking for more of an adventure. At Klamath Falls you are just 50 miles from Crater Lake National Park. Hotel - Running Y Ranch
Day 11  Klamath Falls - Bend (130 miles)
Bend, Oregon
Drive north and spend the day discovering the natural beauty Crater Lake National Park where there are 20 scenic viewpoints . Explore Wizard Island and the Phantom Ship, but be sure to book all excursions well in advance as activities sell-out in this park. Continue north to Bend in Central Oregon, here you can enjoy further outdoor pursuits; hike in Smith Rock and go white water rafting in The Lower Deschutes.
Day 12  Bend
Bend, Oregon
You may wish to laze by the pool at Sunriver Resort, play tennis, go horseback riding or spend time on Deschutes River in a canoe, kayak or on a paddleboard. For the more energetic we recommend the hike to Tumalo Falls, a 4.1 mile round trip hike. The area has a fantastic network of mountain bike trails as well as 18 breweries, four wineries and three cideries.
Staying at  Sunriver Resort
Day 13  Bend - Portland (180 miles)
Portland, Oregon
Whilst here, you might wish to drive the 82 mile loop road known as the Mckenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway which offers view of the Cascade Mountains. Travel back to Portland today for your flight home to the UK or stay a couple of nights exploring this quirky city further.
Original Oregon
12 nights from £2,259 per person
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