21 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

21 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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21 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
Astoria
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Bandon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Rockaway Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Edmonton

5
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore hidden gems such as Lightship Columbia and Spas. You'll get in some beach time at Manzanita Beach and Haystack Rock. Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Cannon Beach (Bruce's Candy Kitchen, Cannon Beach, & more) and Seaside (Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area & Seaside Beach). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, trek along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, and make a trip to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Astoria travel route builder .

Edmonton, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Edmonton to Astoria due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Edmonton in July: highs in Astoria hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Manzanita
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Spas

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. Popular historic sites such as Cape Blanco Lighthouse and Hughes Historic House are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coquille River Lighthouse and Bullards Beach State Park. Explore Bandon's surroundings by going to Brookings (Lone Ranch Beach & Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor), Cape Blanco State Park (in Port Orford) and Gold Beach (Curry Historical Museum & Rogue River Bridge). It doesn't end there: tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bandon day trip tool .

You can drive from Astoria to Bandon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Port Orford, Gold Beach, Brookings
Highlights from your plan
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
Hughes Historic House ©
Hughes Historic House

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Visit Umpqua River Lighthouse and Heceta Head Lighthouse for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Heceta Beach and Sand Master Park. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Yachats State Park in Yachats--about 36 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, trek along Hobbit Trail, make a trip to Siuslaw River Bridge, and explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well.

For maps and tourist information, read our Florence trip tool .

Getting from Bandon to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Umpqua River Lighthouse, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Roads End State Recreation Site and Taft Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Lincoln City (Lincoln City Glass Center & Prehistoric). There's much more to do: take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge, don't miss a visit to Boiler Bay State Wayside, take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop, and immerse yourself in nature at South Beach State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Newport online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Newport sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rockaway Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Roads End State Recreation Site ©
Roads End State Recreation Site
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©

3
nights
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach ©
Rockaway Beach is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside, hike along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, and finally admire the majestic nature at Cape Lookout State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a stroll along the water at Kelly's Brighton Marina, then look for gifts at Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, and then take a peaceful walk through Tillamook Forest Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rockaway Beach trip planner .

Drive from Newport to Rockaway Beach in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rockaway Beach: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rockaway Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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