25 days in Eugene, Cascades & Coast Itinerary

25 days in Eugene, Cascades & Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Syracuse
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Blue River
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 8 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Eugene
— 10 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
End: Syracuse

5
nights
Blue River

Blue River ©
Blue River is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Blue River side-trips: Sisters (Sahalie and Koosah Falls, McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop, &more) and Salt Creek Falls (in Oakridge). There's much more to do: look and learn at Dee Wright Observatory, witness a stunning natural landmark at Cougar Hot Springs, admire the sheer force of Proxy Falls, and take a peaceful walk through Willamette National Forest.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Blue River travel route planner.

Syracuse to Blue River is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Syracuse to Blue River, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Syracuse in August since evenings lows in Blue River dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Blue River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sisters, Tokatee Golf Club, Salt Creek Falls, Willamette National Forest
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Sahalie and Koosah Falls ©
Sahalie and Koosah Falls
McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop ©
McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop
Dee Wright Observatory ©
Dee Wright Observatory

8
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Yachats (Yachats coastline & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest). And it doesn't end there: putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, make a trip to Siuslaw River Bridge, kick back and relax at Heceta Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Strawberry Hill Wayside.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Blue River to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Blue River in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Florence, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Eugene.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

10
nights
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to George Rogers Park (in Lake Oswego), Enchanted Forest Theme Park (in Salem) and The Historic Carousel and Museum (in Albany). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, explore the landscape on two wheels at Willamette River Trail, stroll around Hendricks Park, and identify plant and animal life at Cascades Raptor Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Eugene day trip planning site.

Getting from Florence to Eugene by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Florence in August, you will find days in Eugene are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Portland, George Rogers Park, Enchanted Forest Theme Park, The Historic Carousel and Museum
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Cascades Raptor Center ©
Cascades Raptor Center
Willamette River Trail ©
Willamette River Trail