11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Great Falls
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  8​h 15​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Seaside
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Tram + Fly + Drive:  9​h
End: Great Falls

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well. Keep things going the next day: putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park - Sandboarding, and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planner .

Great Falls to Florence is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Great Falls in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 49°F in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Game Park Safari, explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park, admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then stroll the grounds of Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay trip website .

Traveling by car from Florence to Coos Bay takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Newport.

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
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, stroll through Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and deepen your understanding at Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Plan trip to Newport with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Newport in 2.5 hours. May in Newport sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Yachats coastline, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

3
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, then don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and finally admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seaside trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Newport to Seaside in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Seaside sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria, Cloud and Leaf Bookstore
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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