10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
5
Seaside
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Houston

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night
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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stop by Face Rock Creamery.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Coos Bay travel route planning app .

Houston to Coos Bay is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Coos Bay is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Houston in May: highs in Coos Bay hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then take a memorable tour with Sandland Adventures.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning site .

Drive from Coos Bay to Florence in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Scenic Drive Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

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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 20th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, then make a trip to Yaquina Bay Bridge, and finally take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Newport sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats coastline
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 24th (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seaside Aquarium, then make a trip to Turnaround at Seaside, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, explore the galleries of Columbia River Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, and finally snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seaside travel app .

Seaside is just a short distance from Cannon Beach. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Astoria
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Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park

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