15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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15 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Astoria
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then hike along Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Newport road trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Newport is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. In August, Newport is little chillier than Vancouver - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats coastline
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

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 Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Step out of Florence to go to Yachats and see Devil's Churn, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park, explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and Head underground at Sea Lion Caves.

To plan Florence vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Newport to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding

2
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. On the 9th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse, stop by Misty Meadows Jams, then immerse yourself in nature at Bandon State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, then enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse, and then tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bandon are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, then take a leisurely stroll along Garibaldi Boat Basin, and finally stroll through Rockaway Beach Wayside. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Three Capes Scenic Drive, look for gifts at Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, then trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Bayocean Peninsula County Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tillamook road trip website .

Drive from Bandon to Tillamook in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bandon to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Tillamook can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi Boat Basin, Three Capes Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Escape the urban bustle at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Ecola State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita) and Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and stop by Fernhill Glass.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tillamook to Astoria is minus 1 hour. In August in Astoria, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Manzanita Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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