11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Gold Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Newport
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip itinerary app .

Vancouver, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. In September in Astoria, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Don Nisbett Art Gallery
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Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then stroll through Cannon Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Seaside Aquarium, look for gifts at Cannon Beach Bookstore, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach route tool .

Drive from Astoria to Cannon Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Seaside Aquarium
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Prehistoric Gardens, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Arch Rock Brewing Company, and then snap pictures at Rogue River Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Beach day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Gold Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Gold Beach, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Prehistoric Gardens ©
Prehistoric Gardens
Rogue River Bridge ©
Rogue River Bridge
Arch Rock Brewing Company ©
Arch Rock Brewing Company

1
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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): 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.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Coos Bay trip builder website .

Drive from Gold Beach to Coos Bay in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Coos Bay can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery ©
Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and finally see the interesting displays at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, have fun at Sand Master Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

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

You can drive from Coos Bay to Florence in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then look for gifts at Made in Oregon, then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, and then visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Newport tour planner .

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lincoln City Glass Center
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

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