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Seattle to Bend drive in an RV

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 Longview (Washington)
 Mt Hood
 Warm Springs (Oregon)
 Redmond (Oregon)
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RV campgrounds from Seattle to Bend

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Seattle to Bend in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Bend, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Seattle
drive for about 35 minutes

11:35 am  Tacoma
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:35 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:15 pm  Longview (Washington)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:15 pm
drive for about 55 minutes

4:10 pm  Portland
stay overnight at Portland Inn City Center
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Portland Inn City Center
drive for about 1 hour

11:07 am  Mt Hood
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:07 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:12 pm  Warm Springs (Oregon)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:12 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

3:02 pm  Redmond (Oregon)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:02 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

4:26 pm  arrive in Bend
stay at The Oxford Hotel

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Tacoma  (15 answers)
    Dash Point State Park  (1 mention)
    Majestic Manor RV Park  (1 mention)
    Puyallup Fair Grounds  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Tacoma:
        One Heart Cafe
        Doyle's Public House
        Harmon Pub & Brewery
        Parkway Tavern
    questions about Tacoma:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Tacoma?
        What is Tacoma weather like in the summer?

Longview (Washington)
    Brookhollow RV Park  (1 mention)
    Hudson - Parcher County Park  (1 mention)
    Cedars RV Park  (1 mention)
    Camp Kalama RV Park  (1 mention)

Portland  (245 answers)
    Columbia River RV Park  (1 mention)
    Jantzen Beach RV Park  (1 mention)
    hotels around Portland:
        Portland Inn City Center
        Oakwood Portland
        Downtown Value Inn
        Park Avenue West 603: Roosevelt Retreat
        Park Avenue West 609: Director Park Getaway
        Park Avenue West 601: West Hills Heaven
        Park Avenue West 1209: Salmon Sojourn
        Park Avenue West 1102: Ninth Avenue Abode
        Park Avenue West 1202: Mt. Sunrise
        Park Avenue West 607: Bridgetown Beauty
    questions about Portland:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Portland?
        Mid July: 1 week with wife and kid - what should we prioritize?
        Best coffee shops in Portland
        Visiting in July for 5 days with my boyfriend, where and what must we do?
        Artsy area with fun little shops

Mt Hood  (8 mentions)
    Cloud Cap Saddle Campground  (1 mention)
    Tilly Jane Campground  (1 mention)
    Mt Hood Meadows Ski Resort  (1 mention)
    Alpine Campground  (1 mention)
    Still Creek Campground  (1 mention)
    Kinnikinnik Walk In Campground  (1 mention)
    Nottingham Campground  (1 mention)
    Sherwood Campground  (1 mention)
    Lost Creek Campground  (1 mention)
    Devils Half Acre Campground  (1 mention)

Warm Springs (Oregon)
    Indian Head Casino  (1 mention)
    Deschutes River Fly Shop and Camp  (1 mention)
    Mecca Flat Campground  (1 mention)
    Pelton Park  (1 mention)
    Lake Simtustus RV Park  (1 mention)
    Kah-Nee-Ta High Desert RV Park  (1 mention)

Redmond (Oregon)  (2 answers)
    Expo Center RV Park  (1 mention)
    Green Acres RV Park  (1 mention)
    Smith Rock State Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Redmond (Oregon):
        Wild Ride Brewing

Where's the best place to stay in Bend?

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 Bend.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Oxford Hotel.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Motel West Bend  (1 mention)

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

Where's the best place to eat in Bend?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Cascade Lakes Brewing Company.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Hans Restaurant  (1 mention)

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

What are some things to do in Bend?

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 AllStays:

The Camp  (1 mention)
Crown Villa RV Resort  (1 mention)
Tumalo State Park  (1 mention)

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

profile  Amy from Kansas City (Missouri) asked:
Places to visit near Bend, OR?  (4 answers)

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Bend?  (3 answers)

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

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 Bend to Seattle drive in an RV, 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 Seattle to Bend. Or get a full Seattle to Bend 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 Seattle well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Seattle!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 329 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 46 minutes
270 Seattle travel answers
15 Tacoma travel answers
1 Longview (Washington) travel answer
245 Portland travel answers
2 Redmond (Oregon) travel answers
24 Bend travel answers


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