19 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

19 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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19 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Coos Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Brookings
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Rockaway Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
6
Cannon Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kids will enjoy Oregon Coast Aquarium and Nye Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City), Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Bethel Heights Vineyard (in Salem). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, don't miss a visit to Yaquina Bay Bridge, and look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Newport trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Newport is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver in August, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Bethel Heights Vineyard, Silver Falls State Park, Yachats coastline, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Attractions like Sandland Adventures and Sand Master Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Devil's Churn). There's much more to do: Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planning site .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding

3
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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Wildlife Safari and West Coast Game Park Safari. Take a break from Coos Bay with a short trip to Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint in Bandon, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, don't miss a visit to McCullough Memorial Bridge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, and explore and take pictures at Cranberry Sweets.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Coos Bay trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Coos Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandon, Wildlife Safari
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Wildlife Safari ©
Wildlife Safari
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari

2
nights
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, immerse yourself in nature at Harris Beach State Park, and then trek along Oregon Redwood Trail. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Stout Grove and then take a peaceful walk through Trees of Mystery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brookings trip planner.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Brookings in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Brookings can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Trees of Mystery, Stout Grove
Highlights from your plan
Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery

1
day
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach ©
Rockaway Beach is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stop by Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, steep yourself in history at Tillamook Air Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, then hike along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, and finally kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Rockaway Beach trip planner .

Drive from Brookings to Rockaway Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brookings to Rockaway Beach is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Rockaway Beach

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Tillamook
Highlights from your plan
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

5
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kids will enjoy Cannon Beach and Seaside Aquarium. Venture out of the city with trips to Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more) and Long Beach (in Long Beach). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site, and visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip maker tool .

Getting from Rockaway Beach to Cannon Beach by car takes about an hour. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside, Long Beach, Hug Point State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Seaside Aquarium ©
Seaside Aquarium

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