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:  5​h 15​min
2
Coos Bay
— 2 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

4
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. Get outdoors at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Astoria Column. Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Lewis & Clark Salt Works (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Bronze Coast Gallery, Ecola State Park, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

For photos and other tourist information, read our Astoria trip itinerary app .

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 shuttle, flight, and bus. When traveling from Vancouver in July, plan for slightly colder days in Astoria, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Coos Bay.

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Game Park Safari, take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay journey planner.

Drive from Astoria to Coos Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

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

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore Little Log Church and Umpqua Discovery Center. Get in touch with nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Sea Lion Caves. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport) and Yachats State Park (in Yachats). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, have fun at Sand Master Park, stroll through Heceta Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence online travel route planner .

Getting from Coos Bay to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

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Side Trips

Yachats, Reedsport
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Nye Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lincoln City Glass Center and The Sparks Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats (Smelt Sands State Park & Yachats coastline). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and gain insight at Hatfield Marine Science Center.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Newport sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tillamook Air Museum, get engrossed in the history at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, identify plant and animal life at Nevor Shellfish Farm, then kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, and finally hike along Cedar Wetlands Preserve. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Bayocean Peninsula County Park, enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tillamook journey maker .

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. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tillamook: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
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Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

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