12 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Florence
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
3
Tillamook
— 2 nights
4
Astoria
— 4 nights

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Heceta Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally Head underground at Sea Lion Caves.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence online attractions planner.

Seattle to Florence is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get slightly colder in Florence: highs are around 67°F and lows about 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Shore Acres State Park
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park

3
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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City) and Yachats (Smelt Sands State Park & Yachats coastline). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, stroll around Whale Park, hike along Ocean to Bay Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

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Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 30th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nevor Shellfish Farm, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tillamook day trip website.

You can drive from Newport to Tillamook in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Newport to Tillamook, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Tillamook, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Manzanita Beach, Nehalem Bay State Park, Oswald West State Park, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
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Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Nehalem Bay State Park ©
Nehalem Bay State Park

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Seaside Aquarium (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Astoria Column, stop by Beach Books, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and expand your horizons at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Astoria driving holiday planner.

Getting from Tillamook to Astoria by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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