10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  8​h 15​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Lincoln City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Inverted Experience. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lightship Columbia and Rockaway Beach Wayside. Change things up with a short trip to The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks in Astoria (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online tour itinerary planner .

Phoenix to Cannon Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Phoenix in October, plan for colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 63°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach

3
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Let the collections at Lincoln City Glass Center and Prehistoric capture your imagination. Relax by the water at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Lookout State Park (in Tillamook) and Newport (Yaquina Bay Bridge & South Beach State Park). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Otter Crest Loop, enjoy the sand and surf at Roads End State Recreation Site, stop by Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, and explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Lincoln City online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lincoln City are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport, Depoe Bay, Cape Lookout State Park, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
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Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Yachats State Park and Thor's Well. Step out of the city life by going to Heceta Beach and Hobbit Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest (in Yachats), Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport) and Umpqua River Lighthouse (in Winchester Bay). There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence day trip planner .

You can drive from Lincoln City to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Florence sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, Umpqua River Lighthouse
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Yachats State Park ©
Yachats State Park
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach

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