19 days in Oregon Itinerary

19 days in Oregon Itinerary

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19 days in Oregon Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + bus:  7​h
1
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Yachats
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Tillamook
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Denver

2
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): kick back and relax at Whiskey Run Beach, then kick back and relax at Bastendorff Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Arago Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Misty Meadows Jams, kick back and relax at Coquille Point, and then walk around Kronenberg Park.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bandon online road trip planner .

Denver to Bandon is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Bandon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Denver in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bandon: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Charleston
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Run Beach ©
Whiskey Run Beach
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Bastendorff Beach ©
Bastendorff Beach

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Heceta Beach and John Dellenback Dunes Trailhead. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oregon Coast and Siltcoos Lake. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Fort Umpqua (in Elkton) and Reedsport (Mindpower Gallery & Tahkenitch Creek Loop Trail). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Florence Golf Links.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bandon to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Reedsport, Oregon Coast, Fort Umpqua, Siltcoos Lake
Highlights from your plan
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach
John Dellenback Dunes Trailhead ©
John Dellenback Dunes Trailhead
Florence Golf Links ©
Florence Golf Links

2
nights
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 6th (Fri), take in the views from North Fork Yachats Covered Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Wave Gallery, admire the majestic nature at Smelt Sands State Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Earthworks Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Little Log Church, and finally admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and then take a memorable drive along Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yachats trip builder .

Traveling by car from Florence to Yachats takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Yachats, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well
Yachats State Park ©
Yachats State Park
Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site ©

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roads End State Recreation Site and Beverly Beach State Park. Get in touch with nature at Cape Foulweather and Mike Miller Park. The adventure continues: take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge, stroll around Don Davis Memorial Park, pause for some photo ops at Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary, and look for gifts at Oregon Oyster Farms.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Newport road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yachats to Newport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Beverly Beach State Park, Roads End State Recreation Site, Mike Miller Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Roads End State Recreation Site ©
Roads End State Recreation Site

2
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): head outdoors with Netarts Bay and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kilchis Point Reserve. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Garibaldi Boat Basin, examine the collection at International Police Museum, then trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, and finally take a peaceful walk through Bayocean Peninsula County Park.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tillamook route builder site .

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Tillamook, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Tillamook

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi Boat Basin, Kilchis Point Reserve, Netarts Bay
Highlights from your plan
Netarts Bay ©
Netarts Bay
Kilchis Point Reserve ©
Kilchis Point Reserve
International Police Museum ©
International Police Museum

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light, then enjoy the sand and surf at Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Cannon Beach Bookstore, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery, then take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Tillamook to Cannon Beach in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Seaside
Highlights from your plan
Tillamook Rock Light ©
Tillamook Rock Light
Spas
Cannon Beach Distillery ©
Cannon Beach Distillery

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): do a tasting at Shallon Winery, then get advice or help at Museum of Whimsy, then stop by Fernhill Glass, and finally admire the sheer force of Young River Falls. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Tapiola Park, then appreciate the history behind Maritime Memorial, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Tree Trail.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Astoria trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Astoria in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Astoria sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tapiola Park ©
Tapiola Park
Young River Falls ©
Young River Falls
Shallon Winery ©
Shallon Winery

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Tabor Park and Powell Butte Nature Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alberta Street and Wahclella Falls. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Northwest (Nob Hill), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll around Laurelhurst Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portland vacation planner.

Drive from Astoria to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Astoria in September: highs in Portland hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wahclella Falls ©
Wahclella Falls
Spas
Alberta Street ©
Alberta Street

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