16 days in Oregon Coast, Seal Rock & Cave Junction Itinerary

16 days in Oregon Coast, Seal Rock & Cave Junction Itinerary

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16 days in Oregon Coast, Seal Rock & Cave Junction Itinerary

Start: Tacoma
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Rockaway Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Seal Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Cave Junction
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Tacoma

5
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Astoria Oregon Riverwalk and Seaside Candyman. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach travel planner .

Tacoma to Cannon Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tacoma in August, you will find days in Cannon Beach are little chillier (71°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). You will leave for Rockaway Beach on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Seaside, Astoria Oregon Riverwalk
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Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk
Seaside Inverted Experience ©
Seaside Inverted Experience
Seaside Candyman ©
Seaside Candyman

1
night
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach ©
Rockaway Beach is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): stop by Flamingo Jim's, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Wheeler Station Antiques, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rockaway Beach sightseeing planning site .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Rockaway Beach in an hour. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. August in Rockaway Beach sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Rockaway Beach

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Wheeler Station Antiques
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Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Wheeler Station Antiques ©
Wheeler Station Antiques
Flamingo Jim's ©
Flamingo Jim's

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Munson Creek Falls to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Munson Creek Falls, identify plant and animal life at Kilchis Point Reserve, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Bear Creek Artichokes.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tillamook trip site .

Tillamook is just a stone's throw from Rockaway Beach. In August, daytime highs in Tillamook are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kilchis Point Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Kilchis Point Reserve ©
Kilchis Point Reserve
Munson Creek Falls ©
Munson Creek Falls
Bear Creek Artichokes ©
Bear Creek Artichokes

1
night
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 18th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Proposal Rock and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gleneden Beach State Park.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Lincoln City vacation website .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Lincoln City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tillamook to Lincoln City is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tillamook in August, plan for slightly colder days in Lincoln City, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gleneden Beach State Park, Proposal Rock
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Proposal Rock ©
Proposal Rock

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your list of things to see and do now includes West Coast Game Park Safari, Otter Crest Loop, Oregon Undersea Gardens, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): meet the residents at Oregon Undersea Gardens, then admire all the interesting features of Otter Crest Loop, then identify plant and animal life at West Coast Game Park Safari, and finally see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It or Not!.

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You can drive from Lincoln City to Newport in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Seal Rock.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

West Coast Game Park Safari, Otter Crest Loop
Highlights from your plan
Otter Crest Loop ©
Otter Crest Loop
Ripley's Believe It or Not! ©
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari

2
nights
Seal Rock

Seal Rock ©
Seal Rock is an unincorporated coastal community in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, between Newport and Waldport on U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Seal Rock State Recreation Site and then walk around Brian Booth State Park.

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Seal Rock is just a short distance from Newport. In August, daily temperatures in Seal Rock can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Cave Junction.

Things to do in Seal Rock

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Seal Rock State Wayside ©
Seal Rock State Wayside
Driftwood Beach State Recreation Site ©
Brian Booth State Park ©
Brian Booth State Park

3
nights
Cave Junction

Cave Junction ©
Cave Junction, incorporated in 1948, is a city in Josephine County, Oregon, United States. Visiting Great Cats World Park and Smith River will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum and Tiger Preservation Center. It doesn't end there: Head underground at Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve and look for gifts at Its a Burl.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cave Junction trip planning tool .

You can drive from Seal Rock to Cave Junction in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cave Junction can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cave Junction

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Smith River, Its a Burl
Highlights from your plan
Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum ©
Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum
Great Cats World Park ©
Great Cats World Park

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