Places to Visit in Oregon in January

Despite the chill, you’ll find a variety of places to visit in Oregon in January. Oregon’s got a ton of awesome places to check out during the winter months.


Astoria in January

Located in the very northwest part of the state, Astoria borders the Pacific Ocean, Washington State and the Oregon Coastal Range to the east.

Bandon in January

January is a terrific time to explore the Bandon area along the Oregon coast. It’s a fun location to visit in Oregon with kids with lots of ideas to keep your whole family entertained.

Bend in January

The best way to get to Bend in the winter is flying into their airport in Redmond, Oregon. You can drive from Portland, but the roads can be snowy.

Cannon Beach in January

January is chilly, but one of the best months to visit, given that almost 20,000 gray whales migrate past its shores for the first half of the month.

Colombia River Gorge in January

The waterfall corridor is the Columbia River Highway between Portland and Hood River and has over 90 waterfalls! 

Florence in January

Florence is one of the best towns along the coast to visit this time of year. With varied and striking landscapes, there are many things to do in Florence.