Trippy
 
  Questions  
Drive      Fly      Stay      Login    Signup

Santa Ana to Portland drive

(tap on any row to expand for more details)

  Santa Ana
 Ventura
 Paso Robles
 San Juan Bautista
 Napa
 Redding
 Ashland (Oregon)
 Eugene
driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

From:
To:
Depart:
Return:
Get:    


Santa Ana to Portland road trip planner

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

customize this trip
 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Santa Ana
drive for about 2 hours

11:47 am  Ventura
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:47 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

3:09 pm  Paso Robles
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:09 pm
drive for about 2 hours

6:13 pm  San Juan Bautista
eat at Vertigo Coffee
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from San Juan Bautista
drive for about 2 hours

12:15 pm  Napa
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 2:15 pm
drive for about 3 hours

5:07 pm  Redding
eat at Wilda's Grill
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours

 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Redding
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:19 pm  Ashland (Oregon)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:19 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:11 pm  Eugene
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:11 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:08 pm  arrive in Portland
eat at Voodoo Doughnuts
stay at Ace Hotel Portland

day 3 driving ≈ 7 hours

drive this trip in  


  Change your route
From:
To:
 
  Alternate route
Enter a city to drive through, or find all trips from Santa Ana to Portland.
Via:
 

Santa Ana to Portland questions

profile  Maria asked:
2 day drive  (2 answers)


Where should I stop along the way?

Ventura  (16 answers)
    Downtown Ventura  (2 mentions)
    C Street  (2 mentions)
    questions about Ventura:
        What to see, do & eat in Ventura, CA
        Romantic weekend events/entertainment

Paso Robles  (48 answers)
    Firestone Walker Brewing Company  (6 mentions)
    Villicana Winery  (5 mentions)
    Terry Hoage Vineyards  (3 mentions)
    Summerwood Winery & Inn  (3 mentions)
    DAOU Vineyards & Winery  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Paso Robles:
        Niner Wine Estates
        Ecluse Wines
        Pier 46 Seafood Market
        Brecon Estate
        ONX
    questions about Paso Robles:
        Good wineries in Paso Robles
        Where should I eat in Paso Robles?
        Casual eats near Paso Robles?
        Favorite Wineries Near Paso Robles

San Juan Bautista  (5 answers)
    Mission San Juan Bautista  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around San Juan Bautista:
        Vertigo Coffee

Napa  (83 answers)
    Domaine Carneros  (14 mentions)
    Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin' BBQ  (11 mentions)
    Artesa Vineyards & Winery  (9 mentions)
    Napa Valley  (9 mentions)
    Oxbow Public Market  (6 mentions)
    restaurants around Napa:
        ad hoc
        Domaine Chandon
        Redd
        Morimoto
        Pine Ridge Vineyards
    questions about Napa:
        Other foodie things to do besides wine tasting
        Limited time in Napa, help with my itinerary!
        Searching for an inexpensive and nice inn in Napa area
        Restaurants in Napa for girls outing?
        Sightseeing in Napa?

Redding  (7 answers)
    restaurants around Redding:
        Wilda's Grill
        Market Street Steakhouse
    questions about Redding:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Redding?
        Best free things to do in Redding?

Ashland (Oregon)  (27 answers)
    Ashland  (15 mentions)
    Oregon Shakespeare Festival  (3 mentions)
    Lithia Park  (2 mentions)
    questions about Ashland (Oregon):
        Best free things to do in Ashland (Oregon)?
        What's the best neighborhood in Ashland (Oregon) for a first time visitor?
        Spas in the Ashland area?

Eugene  (11 answers)
    questions about Eugene:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Eugene?


Where's the best place to stay in Portland?

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 Portland.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Ace Hotel Portland, which was mentioned 8 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

The Nines, Portland  (7 mentions)
Hotel Monaco Portland  (4 mentions)
The Heathman Hotel  (3 mentions)

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




Where's the best place to eat in Portland?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Voodoo Doughnuts, which was mentioned 27 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Tasty N Sons  (11 mentions)
Lardo  (10 mentions)
Potato Champion  (9 mentions)
Pok Pok Restaurant  (9 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Portland? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Portland?

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

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Powell's City of Books  (17 mentions)
Japanese Gardens  (15 mentions)
Portland Saturday Market  (13 mentions)
Timberline Lodge  (12 mentions)

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 Portland. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Matt from Atlanta asked:
Mid July: 1 week with wife and kid - what should we prioritize?  (12 answers)

profile  Beverly from San Luis Obispo asked:
Best coffee shops in Portland  (10 answers)

profile  Beth from Maryland asked:
Visiting in July for 5 days with my boyfriend, where and what must we do?  (9 answers)

profile  Marilyn from Vancouver asked:
Artsy area with fun little shops  (8 answers)

profile  Peter from asked:
Family w/ 3 boys looking for unique portland experience  (7 answers)

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




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 Portland to Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana to Portland. Or get a full Santa Ana to Portland 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 Santa Ana well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Santa Ana!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 996 miles
driving time of 15 hours, 14 minutes
Portland is the same time as Santa Ana
5 Santa Ana travel answers
16 Ventura travel answers
48 Paso Robles travel answers
5 San Juan Bautista travel answers
83 Napa travel answers
7 Redding travel answers
27 Ashland (Oregon) travel answers
11 Eugene travel answers
227 Portland travel answers





VIEW DETAILED MAP





   
Questions   ·   Destinations   ·   Drive   ·   Fly   ·   Airports   ·   Stay   ·   Search

Login   ·   About   ·   FAQ   ·   Feedback   ·   Privacy   ·   Terms