15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bandon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tillamook
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Kelowna

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge. On your second day here, Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then have fun at Sand Master Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner .

Kelowna, Canada to Florence is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
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Sand Master Park ©
Sand Master Park
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

3
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Step out of the city life by going to Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and Shore Acres State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park & Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Coquille Point, play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, view the masterpieces at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, and enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bandon trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Florence to Bandon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Coos Bay
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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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest. Get some cultural insight at Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Lincoln City Glass Center. Step out of Newport with an excursion to Yachats coastline in Yachats--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Nye Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, and admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Newport trip builder .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In April in Newport, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Lincoln City Glass Center, Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Tillamook Air Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and then take in the pleasant sights at Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tillamook trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newport to Tillamook. In April, daily temperatures in Tillamook can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach Wayside, Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site, Manzanita Beach, Nehalem Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Let the collections at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Flavel House Museum capture your imagination. Visiting Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Cannon Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Astoria: Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park & Haystack Rock). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and browse for treasures at Antique Mall.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Astoria driving holiday planner.

Drive from Tillamook to Astoria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Astoria due to the time zone difference. In April in Astoria, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Antique Mall
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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