15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tillamook
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Astoria
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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. On the 4th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Coos Bay online trip planner .

Dallas to Coos Bay is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Coos Bay is minus 2 hours. In September, Coos Bay is cooler than Dallas - with highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bandon
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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

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then admire the majestic nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and finally enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Sand Master Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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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.
Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City) and Yachats coastline (in Yachats). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats coastline, Lincoln City Glass Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park, and finally stop by Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive, kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tillamook Forest Center.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tillamook online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Three Capes Scenic Drive, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

5
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock, & more) and Seaside (Lewis & Clark Salt Works, Turnaround at Seaside, & more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, make a trip to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Astoria trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tillamook to Astoria in 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. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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