13 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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13 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Redding
Drive:  9​h
1
Seaside
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tillamook
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Redding

3
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Inverted Experience. Museum-lovers will appreciate Flavel House Museum and Bronze Coast Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Seaside to Manzanita to see Manzanita Beach about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, stroll through Haystack Rock, and visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seaside online tour builder .

Redding to Seaside 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. Expect colder weather when traveling from Redding in July: highs in Seaside hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 30th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Three Capes Scenic Drive, then kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tillamook Forest Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Tillamook Air Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Garibaldi Boat Basin.

Discover how to plan a Tillamook trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Seaside to Tillamook in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seaside to Tillamook. In July, daily temperatures in Tillamook can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Three Capes Scenic Drive, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Garibaldi Boat Basin
Highlights from your plan
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lincoln City Glass Center and North Lincoln County Historical Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Yachats (Smelt Sands State Park & Yachats coastline), Lincoln City (Prehistoric, Alderhouse Glass Blowers, & more) and Proposal Rock (in Neskowin). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Hatfield Marine Science Center, trek along Ocean to Bay Trail, stroll around Whale Park, and get engrossed in the history at Toledo History Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Newport vacation planner .

You can drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Newport. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tillamook in July: highs in Newport hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Yachats, Depoe Bay, Proposal Rock, Toledo History Center
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 4th (Sun), cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park, and then putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Umpqua Discovery Center, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, then get a taste of the local shopping with Wave Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Little Log Church.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Yachats, Umpqua Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Little Log Church ©
Little Log Church

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 6th (Tue): play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, immerse yourself in nature at Bandon State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bandon Historical Society Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Blanco Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum, and finally look for gifts at Misty Meadows Jams.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bandon travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Florence to Bandon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Bandon sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Port Orford
Highlights from your plan
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum ©
Bandon Historical Society Museum ©
Bandon Historical Society Museum

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