13 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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13 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Calgary
+3
Fly + tram + foot + bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Seaside
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Calgary

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): hike along Cedar Wetlands Preserve.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tillamook online journey planner .

Calgary, Canada to Tillamook is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in September, things will get a bit warmer in Tillamook: highs are around 24°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
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Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout 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.
Relax by the water at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and Nye Beach. Get outdoors at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area. Take a break from Newport with a short trip to Yachats coastline in Yachats, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Newport road trip app .

You can drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Tillamook in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Yachats coastline
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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 28th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Game Park Safari, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, contemplate the long history of Coquille River Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Coquille Point.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bandon online journey maker .

Traveling by car from Newport to Bandon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bandon can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Blanco Lighthouse
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Bandon to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Highlights from your plan
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

4
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seaside trip planner .

Drive from Florence to Seaside in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Seaside sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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