15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Rome
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Bandon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Newport
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Rome

3
days
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Relax by the water at Manzanita Beach and Haystack Rock. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Oswald West State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Astoria Column in Astoria (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cannon Beach, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, look for gifts at Bruce's Candy Kitchen, and visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip planner

Rome, Italy to Cannon Beach is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Rome to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
day
Tillamook

Tillamook
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tillamook trip itinerary planner

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Tillamook in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cannon Beach to Tillamook. In August in Tillamook, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Tillamook

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
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Cape Meares Lighthouse
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook County Pioneer Msm
Tillamook County Pioneer Msm

2
days
Bandon

Bandon
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for gifts at Cranberry Sweets, visit a coastal fixture at Coquille River Lighthouse, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse, then look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, and then play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bandon holiday builder app

You can drive from Tillamook to Bandon in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tillamook to Bandon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Bandon, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cape Blanco Lighthouse, Cape Arago State Park
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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

4
days
Florence

Florence
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Umpqua River Lighthouse and Heceta Head Lighthouse. Explore hidden gems such as Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area and Darlingtonia State Natural Site. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hobbit Trail, and don't miss a visit to Siuslaw River Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence route planner

Drive from Bandon to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Reedsport, Oregon Coast, Umpqua River Lighthouse
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Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park ©

2
days
Newport

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): cruise along Otter Crest Loop, stop by Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, then immerse yourself in nature at Fogarty Creek State Park, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then take in the exciting artwork at Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio, then get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Rock Your World: Pacific NW Rock, Gem & Jewelry Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Newport trip planning website

Getting from Florence to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Newport, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Lincoln City
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio ©
Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio

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