Hi , Pleae help us figure out how to plan this trip. My husband and I will be celebrating our 25 th wedding anniversary in July. It will be our first visit to Oregon Our dates are somewhat flexible but we are looking to spend nine nights and want to see the following places. Portland,Columbia Gorge, Mount St Helens, Crater Lake Park, Mount Hood. Eugene. Sisters and Bend.. Also would like to drive part of the coast but we would like to minimize traffic and crowds so perhaps cannon beach is out. Where else would you suggest? Astoria sounds nice and so does Florence.
We would like to do some moderate hiking,a rafting trip on deschuttes river, some easy bicycling, Learn about Oregon history. go to a Saturday market, in either Eugene or Portland, dine at a food truck.