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Portland to Sun Valley drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Portland to Sun Valley road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Portland to Sun Valley. If you're planning a road trip to Sun Valley, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Portland
drive for about 1 hour

11:08 am  Hood River
eat at Double Mountain Brewery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:08 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

2:24 pm  Pendleton
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:24 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

4:20 pm  La Grande
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from La Grande
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:36 pm  Meridian (Idaho)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:36 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:08 pm  Hailey
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:08 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

5:32 pm  arrive in Sun Valley
stay at Bellemont Hotel of Sun Valley

day 2 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Hood River  (23 answers)
    Pfriem Family Brewers  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Hood River:
        Double Mountain Brewery

Pendleton  (4 answers)

La Grande

Meridian (Idaho)  (2 answers)


Where's the best place to stay in Sun Valley?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Sun Valley.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Bellemont Hotel of Sun Valley, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Sun Valley? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Sun Valley?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Sun Valley. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Miriam from Seattle asked:
Affordable hotels in Sun Valley?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Sun Valley.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Sun Valley to Portland drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Portland to Sun Valley. Or get a full Portland to Sun Valley flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Portland well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Portland!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 581 miles
driving time of 9 hours
Sun Valley is 1 hour ahead of Portland
275 Portland travel answers
23 Hood River travel answers
4 Pendleton travel answers
1 La Grande travel answer
2 Meridian (Idaho) travel answers
1 Hailey travel answer
11 Sun Valley travel answers


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