17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Rockaway Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lincoln City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bandon
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Denver

1
night
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach ©
Rockaway Beach is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rockaway Beach trip itinerary planner .

Denver to Rockaway Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Denver in June, things will get little chillier in Rockaway Beach: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Rockaway Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tillamook
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Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Kelly's Brighton Marina ©
Kelly's Brighton Marina
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lightship Columbia and Manzanita Beach. Get some historical perspective at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Tillamook Rock Light. Explore Astoria's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Bruce's Candy Kitchen, Cannon Beach, & more), Spas (in Manzanita) and Seaside Beach (in Seaside). There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column and examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Astoria vacation maker tool .

Getting from Rockaway Beach to Astoria by car takes about 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rockaway Beach to Astoria. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Seaside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Spas

3
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Roads End State Recreation Site and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area. Do your shopping at Lincoln City Glass Center and Alderhouse Glass Blowers. Get out of town with these interesting Lincoln City side-trips: Newport (Yaquina Bay Bridge, Yaquina Head Lighthouse, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Taft Bay, cruise along Otter Crest Loop, get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric, and make a trip to Boiler Bay State Wayside.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lincoln City day trip app .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Lincoln City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Astoria in July: high temperatures in Lincoln City hover around 63°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newport, Depoe Bay, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
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Roads End State Recreation Site ©
Roads End State Recreation Site
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Umpqua River Lighthouse and Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: The Chocolate Frog (in Waldport) and Yachats State Park (in Yachats). Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. The adventure continues: stroll through Heceta Beach, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and immerse yourself in nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder tool .

You can drive from Lincoln City to Florence in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Umpqua River Lighthouse, The Chocolate Frog, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
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Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach

4
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Do your shopping at Face Rock Creamery and Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Blanco Lighthouse and Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Explore Bandon's surroundings by going to Brookings (Azalea Park & Lone Ranch Beach) and Port Orford (Hughes Historic House & Cape Blanco State Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse, take in the exciting artwork at Second Street Gallery, and kick back and relax at Bandon State Park.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bandon day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bandon, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Orford, Brookings
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Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

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