10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Prince George
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Bandon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Prince George

1
day
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 18th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at West Coast Game Park Safari, then immerse yourself in nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bandon trip planner .

Prince George, Canada to Bandon is an approximately 17.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Prince George in August, you will find days in Bandon are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari
Face Rock Creamery ©
Face Rock Creamery

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Heceta Head Lighthouse. Head to Lincoln City Glass Center and Freed Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest (in Yachats) and Lincoln City (Mossy Creek Pottery, Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Newport road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Newport, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Heceta Head Lighthouse, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stop by Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, browse the exhibits of Tillamook Air Museum, then hunt for treasures at Bear Creek Artichokes, and finally revel in the low prices at The Myrtlewood Factory Outlet.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tillamook day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newport to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newport in August, expect nights in Tillamook to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Myrtlewood Factory Outlet
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Bear Creek Artichokes ©
Bear Creek Artichokes
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Columbia River Maritime Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Astoria Column and Cannon Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach Bookstore, & more). It doesn't end there: snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge and see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria online road trip 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 (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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