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
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Coos Bay
— 3 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:  6​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Visiting Haystack Rock and Fort Clatsop National Memorial will get you outdoors. Explore Astoria's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, trek along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, take in the dramatic scenery at Young River Falls, and see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip itinerary builder .

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. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in October: highs in Astoria hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
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. Step out of the city life by going to Shore Acres State Park and Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Relax by the water at Bandon State Park and Whiskey Run Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Coos Bay side-trips: Bandon (Coquille Point, Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, & more). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park, stroll the grounds of Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, enjoy the sand and surf at Bastendorff Beach, and hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Astoria to Coos Bay in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bandon, Charleston
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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
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Devil's Churn. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, gear up at Sand Master Park - Sandboarding, putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, and take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence online tour planner .

Getting from Coos Bay to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Reedsport
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Oregon Dunes National Recreation 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.
Relax by the water at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area and Nye Beach. Get outdoors at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Otter Crest Loop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Prehistoric (in Lincoln City). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and walk around Whale Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Yachats coastline, Prehistoric
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hug Point State Recreation Site. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside, and then immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tillamook trip planner .

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. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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