18 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

18 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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18 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h 45​min
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Coos Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Depoe Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 5 nights
+3
bus + tram + Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Sea Lion Caves and Sand Master Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats (Yachats coastline & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest) and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Siuslaw Pioneer Museum, get lost in a book at Siuslaw Public Library, and explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner .

New York City to Florence is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Florence reach 67°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

4
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. Cape Blanco Lighthouse and Umpqua River Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Shore Acres State Park and Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Explore Coos Bay's surroundings by going to Bandon (West Coast Game Park Safari, Coquille River Lighthouse, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Steve Prefontaine Murals, and try to win big at The Mill Casino.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coos Bay trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Coos Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Coos Bay sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Depoe Bay.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandon, Umpqua River Lighthouse, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, The Mill Casino
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

3
nights
Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay ©
Depoe Bay is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, located on U.S. Popular historic sites such as Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Cape Meares Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and take an in-depth tour of Prehistoric.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Depoe Bay route builder .

You can drive from Coos Bay to Depoe Bay in 2.5 hours. In July in Depoe Bay, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Depoe Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Newport, Prehistoric, Cape Meares Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

5
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Oswald West State Park and Ecola State Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Tillamook Air Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company (in Tillamook) and Astoria (Astoria Column, Goonies House, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument.

You can plan Cannon Beach trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Depoe Bay to Cannon Beach takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Depoe Bay in July, you will find days in Cannon Beach are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside, Tillamook, Hug Point State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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