11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Drive:  9​h
1
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Tillamook
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kelowna

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Visit Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Lewis & Clark Salt Works for their historical value. Visiting Haystack Rock and Astoria Column will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria trip website .

Kelowna, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 3rd (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park and then visit a coastal fixture at Coquille River Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Game Park Safari, then identify plant and animal life at Coquille Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bandon trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Astoria to Bandon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. May in Bandon sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Shore Acres State Park
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning app .

Getting from Bandon to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yachats
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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 6th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then view the masterpieces at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nye Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yachats coastline, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hug Point State Recreation Site. On the next day, examine the collection at Tillamook Air Museum, identify plant and animal life at Nevor Shellfish Farm, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Tillamook trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Tillamook are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manzanita Beach, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Oswald West State Park
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Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

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