8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

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8 days in Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
Ashland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Astoria
— 2 nights
+3
bus + tram + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ashland day trip planning tool .

New York City to Ashland is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Ashland: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Ashland

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Oregon Shakespeare Festival ©
Oregon Shakespeare Festival

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then get all the equipment you need at Sand Master Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner .

Drive from Ashland to Florence in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Ashland in August: highs in Florence hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

#Outdoors, #Fun & Games, #Tours
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Sand Master Park ©
Sand Master Park
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Newport

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 7th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Newport tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Newport sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Bay Bridge ©
Yaquina Bay Bridge

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Beach Books, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then examine the collection at Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Astoria trip planning app .

Getting from Newport to Astoria by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in August: highs in Astoria hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Beach Books
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park

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