17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Calgary
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h
1
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Depoe Bay
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Calgary

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Astoria Oregon Riverwalk and The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Get in touch with nature at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Bronze Coast Gallery & Ecola State Park) and Seaside Beach (in Seaside). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Astoria day trip planning site .

Calgary, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, car, train, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Calgary to Astoria due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in September: high temperatures in Astoria hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Astoria Oregon Riverwalk ©
Astoria Oregon Riverwalk
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

3
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Lookout State Park and Manzanita Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Oswald West State Park and Nehalem Bay State Park. Take a break from Tillamook with a short trip to Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area in Pacific City, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside, hike along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, take in the waterfront at Garibaldi Boat Basin, and hunt for treasures at Bear Creek Artichokes.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tillamook itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Nehalem Bay State Park, Oswald West State Park, Garibaldi Boat Basin, Manzanita Beach
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Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout 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 7th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Bullards Beach State Park and then play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Coos Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Tillamook to Coos Bay in 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Coos Bay due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Coos Bay can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bandon
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Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Bullards Beach State Park ©
Bullards Beach State Park
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Sand Master Park - Sandboarding. Take a break from the city and head to Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park and Darlingtonia State Natural Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Yachats State Park) and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport). And it doesn't end there: trek along Hobbit Trail, take in the exciting artwork at Mindpower Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Depoe Bay.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Reedsport
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area

3
nights
Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay ©
Depoe Bay is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, located on U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Otter Crest Loop and Cape Foulweather. Escape the urban bustle at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area and Beverly Beach State Park. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at South Beach State Park, look for gifts at Read's Homemade Candy, make a trip to Yaquina Bay Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Prehistoric.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Depoe Bay vacation planner.

You can drive from Florence to Depoe Bay in 1.5 hours. In October in Depoe Bay, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Depoe Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Newport, Beverly Beach State Park
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Otter Crest Loop ©
Otter Crest Loop
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Beverly Beach State Park ©
Beverly Beach State Park

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