15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Calgary
+2
Fly + Tram + Bus:  9​h
1
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Tillamook
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Calgary

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Hug Point State Park, & more) and Seaside (Turnaround at Seaside & Seaside Aquarium). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

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Calgary, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, car, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Astoria is somewhat warmer than Calgary - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coos Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Coos Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Coos Bay can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bandon
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Yachats (Devil's Churn & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest). And it doesn't end there: try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures, explore the striking landscape of Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge, and take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, trek along Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Newport online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Newport, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lincoln City Glass Center, Yachats coastline, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding 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 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then look for gifts at Flamingo Jim's.

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Getting from Newport to Tillamook by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Newport to Tillamook, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Tillamook can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Manzanita Beach, Oswald West State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

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