Oregon in Early Spring Itinerary (10 Days)

This itinerary focused on spending a week in the state of Oregon. The main purpose of this trip was to sample the plethora of waterfalls that were here - both within the famous Columbia River Gorge as well as outside the waterfall-rich area. Indeed, we had a pretty elaborate plan of visiting many of the state's major waterfalls. However, those plans had to change when a strong and persistent late Winter storm dumped enough snow in the mountains to force us to look towards the coast during the middle of the trip. That meant last-minute cancellations and alternate bookings.

It turned out to be a pretty good unplanned alternative, and in a way, it forced us to diversify the target attractions on this trip instead of being so waterfall-heavy. In fact, Julie and I still long to return to the Oregon Coast under better weather to fully experience what the area has to offer...

Day Overnight Activity
1 Portland, OR
Clarion Hotel Portland Airport
Travel, Car Rental Pickup, Portland
2 Cascade Locks, OR
Best Western Columbia River Inn
Latourell Falls, Shepperds Dell Waterfall, Bridal Veil Falls, Wahkeena Falls, Multnomah Falls, Horsetail Falls
3 Cascade Locks, OR
Best Western Columbia River Inn
Starvation Creek Falls, White River Falls, Metlako Falls, Punch Bowl Falls, Wahclella Falls, Elowah Falls, Multnomah Falls
4 Silverton, OR
Oregon Garden Resort
Horsetail Falls, Ponytail Falls, Middle Oneonta Falls, Triple Falls, Multnomah Falls, Wahkeena Falls, Latourell Falls, Vista House (Old Columbia River Hwy), South Falls, North Falls
5 Silverton, OR
Oregon Garden Resort
Upper North Falls, South Falls, Lower South Falls, Winter Falls, Twin Falls, Middle North Falls, Drake Falls, Lower North Falls, Double Falls
6 Eugene, OR
Comfort Suites
7 Bandon, OR
Sunset Ocean Front Accommodations
Sea Lion Caves, Oregon Coast Waterfalls, Silver Falls, Golden Falls, Bandon Beach
8 Cannon Beach, OR
Hallmark Resort
Oregon Dunes, Cape Kiwanda, Oregon Coast Waterfalls, Three Arch Rocks, Cape Meares, Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach
9 Portland, OR
Clarion Hotel Portland Airport
Cannon Beach, Portland, Council Crest
10 Home Car Rental Return, Travel



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