16 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

16 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast tour itinerary planner
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Bandon
— 1 night
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Astoria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tillamook
— 3 nights
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Bandon — 1 night

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquille Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bandon planning website.

Jacksonville to Bandon is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jacksonville to Bandon is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Jacksonville in June, plan for cooler days in Bandon, with highs around 65°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trip

Florence — 3 nights

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Devil's Churn). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge, get great views at Strawberry Hill Wayside, and explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence attractions planner.

You can drive from Bandon to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.
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.
Step out of Newport to go to Yachats and see Yachats coastline, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Newport online travel route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Astoria.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Astoria — 5 nights

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore Astoria's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach Gallery, Cannon Beach, &more) and Seaside (Seaside Aquarium & Turnaround at Seaside). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Goonies House.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Astoria trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Newport to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches
Side Trips

Tillamook — 3 nights

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 19th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, explore and take pictures at Tillamook Air Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Three Capes Scenic Drive.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tillamook journey site.

You can drive from Astoria to Tillamook in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
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.