12 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Coos Bay
— 1 night
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Newport
— 3 nights
4
Tillamook
— 2 nights
5
Astoria
— 3 nights

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Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coos Bay day trip website.

Seattle to Coos Bay is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Coos Bay reach 67°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park

2
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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, explore and take pictures at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, and finally take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Yachats, Oregon Coast Hwy
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Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn
Oregon Coast Hwy
Oregon Coast Hwy

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Yachats coastline in Yachats (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport online route planner.

Getting from Florence to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Yachats coastline
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 31st (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Tillamook Air Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nevor Shellfish Farm, and finally stroll through Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tillamook trip planning tool.

You can drive from Newport to Tillamook in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport to Tillamook is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: highs in Tillamook hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, &more). Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, look for gifts at Beach Books, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, and learn something new at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Astoria trip planner.

You can drive from Tillamook to Astoria in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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