22 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

22 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast trip itinerary planner

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Tillamook
— 3 nights
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Astoria
— 6 nights
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Newport
— 5 nights
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Coos Bay
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Tillamook

— 3 nights
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tillamook: Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita), Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach) and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, stop by Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, take an in-depth tour of Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, and take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tillamook trip planner.

Los Angeles to Tillamook is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Tillamook. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Tillamook hover around 69°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Astoria

— 6 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Seaside (Turnaround at Seaside, Seaside Aquarium, &more) and Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Clatsop Spit, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July in Astoria, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport

— 5 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Yachats (Yachats coastline & Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park) and Lincoln City (Lincoln City Glass Center, Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, &more). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Newport vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Astoria in July: high temperatures in Newport hover around 63°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Coos Bay

— 3 nights
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Venture out of the city with trips to Bandon (Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, Coquille River Lighthouse, &more) and Cape Blanco Lighthouse (in Port Orford). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, stroll the grounds of Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, see Off-Road Tours, and play a few rounds at Pacific Dunes.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Coos Bay online trip maker.

You can drive from Newport to Coos Bay in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Florence

— 4 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats (Devil's Churn & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest) and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, admire the majestic nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site, cruise along Oregon Route 38, and make a trip to Siuslaw River Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker app.

Getting from Coos Bay to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Florence sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.