23 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

23 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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23 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Lincoln City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Coos Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Port Orford
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Cannon Beach
— 5 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

5
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Lincoln City Glass Center and Alderhouse Glass Blowers are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Prehistoric. Explore Lincoln City's surroundings by going to Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City) and Agate Beach State Park (in Newport). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Otter Crest Loop, take in the exciting artwork at Mossy Creek Pottery, stop by Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and kick back and relax at Roads End State Recreation Site.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lincoln City trip planner.

Minneapolis to Lincoln City is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Lincoln City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, things will get little chillier in Lincoln City: highs are around 61°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Newport, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Gleneden Beach State Park, Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
North Lincoln County Historical Museum ©

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area and Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Umpqua River Lighthouse and Backstreet Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Yachats State Park). Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. There's still lots to do: have fun at Sand Master Park, explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel planner .

You can drive from Lincoln City to Florence in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Reedsport, Umpqua River Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coquille River Lighthouse and Face Rock Creamery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop and Second Street Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coos Bay: Bandon (Bullards Beach State Park & Coquille Point). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, and experience rural life at Cranberry Sweets.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Florence to Coos Bay takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Orford.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bandon
Highlights from your plan
Coquille River Lighthouse ©
Coquille River Lighthouse
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Bullards Beach State Park ©
Bullards Beach State Park

3
nights
Port Orford

Port Orford ©
Port Orford is a city in Curry County on the southern coast of Oregon, United States. Cape Blanco Lighthouse and Hughes Historic House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Lone Ranch Beach and Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor. Change things up with a short trip to Rogue River Bridge in Gold Beach (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Blanco State Park and view the masterpieces at Hawthorne Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Orford driving holiday tool .

Getting from Coos Bay to Port Orford by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Port Orford are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Port Orford

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Brookings, Rogue River Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach

5
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Lightship Columbia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rockaway Beach Wayside and Astoria Oregon Riverwalk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Astoria Column (in Astoria) and The Myrtlewood Factory Outlet (in Garibaldi). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, stroll through Hug Point State Recreation Site, and stop by Bruce's Candy Kitchen.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip planner .

Getting from Port Orford to Cannon Beach by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Rockaway Beach Wayside, Seaside Inverted Experience, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach

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