15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Vancouver

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Ecola State Park and Fort Stevens State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Astoria: Hug Point State Park (in Cannon Beach) and Seaside Aquarium (in Seaside). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort Clatsop National Memorial, take in the dramatic scenery at Young River Falls, browse the exhibits of Columbia River Maritime Museum, and examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Astoria itinerary site .

Vancouver, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Visiting Oswald West State Park and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Manzanita Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Short Sands Beach (in Manzanita) and Nehalem Bay State Park (in Nehalem). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cedar Wetlands Preserve, contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, and kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tillamook trip builder website .

Drive from Astoria to Tillamook in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook. In July, daytime highs in Tillamook are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem Bay State Park, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Oswald West State Park
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Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and Nye Beach. Attractions like Oregon Coast Aquarium and Hatfield Marine Science Center make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Newport to go to Yachats and see Yachats coastline, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, stop by Made in Oregon, walk around Whale Park, and take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tillamook to Newport, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Tillamook, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Yachats coastline
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Shore Acres State Park. Kids will enjoy Sandland Adventures and Bastendorff Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Cape Arago State Park (in Coos Bay) and Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint (in Bandon). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, see the interesting displays at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary website .

Getting from Newport to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coos Bay, Yachats, Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, Bastendorff Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint

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