15 days in Redwood National Park & Oregon Coast Itinerary

15 days in Redwood National Park & Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Bandon
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Seaside
— 4 nights
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Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 2nd (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Richfield to Redwood National Park is an approximately 16.5-hour car ride. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Richfield to Redwood National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Richfield, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Bandon

— 3 nights
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Family-friendly places like Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and West Coast Game Park Safari will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bandon: Wildlife Safari (in Winston) and Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park & Shore Acres State Park). There's much more to do: tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, look for gifts at Misty Meadows Jams, and kick back and relax at Coquille Point.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bandon tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Bandon in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bandon are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, then stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and finally stroll through Heceta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Siuslaw River Bridge, examine the collection at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum, then Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and finally enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Newport

— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Attractions like Oregon Coast Aquarium and Yaquina Head Lighthouse make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats (Yachats coastline & Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Newport travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Newport, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Seaside

— 4 nights
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Family-friendly places like Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, learn something new at Columbia River Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seaside trip planner.

You can drive from Newport to Seaside in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Newport, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seaside, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.