11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Seaside
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tillamook
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Portland

2
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, shopping, beaches, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, look for gifts at Bronze Coast Gallery, and stroll through Haystack Rock.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seaside trip planner .

Portland to Seaside is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seaside, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, then look for gifts at Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, and then immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Tillamook Air Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and then take in the pleasant sights at Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tillamook trip planner .

You can drive from Seaside to Tillamook in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seaside to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Tillamook are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Manzanita, Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site, Nehalem Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Nehalem Bay State Park ©
Nehalem Bay State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Yachats (Yachats coastline, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, & more). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, stop by The Chocolate Frog, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Newport route maker website .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Newport. While traveling from Tillamook, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, The Chocolate Frog, Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 29th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then tour or see a game at Sand Master Park. Here are some ideas for day two: putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, and then kick back and relax at Heceta Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Fun & Games Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

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