12 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

12 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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12 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  12​h 15​min
1
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Visit Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Lewis & Clark Salt Works for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Hug Point State Recreation Site (in Arch Cape) and Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park & Oswald West State Park). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Astoria travel route app .

Toronto, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Astoria, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Astoria, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 25th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Tillamook Air Museum, enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nevor Shellfish Farm, and finally take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tillamook trip planner .

Getting from Astoria to Tillamook by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Three Capes Scenic Drive
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Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Three Capes Scenic Drive ©
Three Capes Scenic Drive

2
nights
Newport

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 26th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Nye Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Newport are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Depoe Bay
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 28th (Tue), cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding

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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, immerse yourself in nature at Bandon State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Game Park Safari. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Coquille Point, shop like a local with Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, then trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, and finally enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bandon tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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