30 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

30 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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30 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  14​h 15​min
1
Astoria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Brookings
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Coos Bay
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

5
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
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: Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Hug Point State Park, & more) and Seaside (Turnaround at Seaside & Seaside Aquarium). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and work some fitness into your day at Astoria Oregon Riverwalk.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Astoria travel route builder app .

Fort Lauderdale to Astoria is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Astoria due to the time zone difference. In September, Astoria is cooler than Fort Lauderdale - with highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
Highlights from your plan
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

4
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tillamook: Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita), Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach) and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park, take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive, and stroll through Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tillamook route planning tool .

Drive from Astoria to Tillamook in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Nehalem Bay State Park, Garibaldi Boat Basin, Manzanita Beach, Three Capes Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

5
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Lincoln City (Lincoln City Glass Center, Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, & more). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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

Getting from Tillamook to Newport by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tillamook in September, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Yachats coastline
Highlights from your plan
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

5
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: Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport) and Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Devil's Churn). Next up on the itinerary: putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, stroll through Hobbit Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site, and visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence travel app .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Reedsport
Highlights from your plan
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

4
nights
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Gold Beach (Rogue River Bridge, The Mary D Hume, & more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, take some stellar pictures from Natural Bridges Viewpoint, immerse yourself in nature at Harris Beach State Park, and kick back and relax at Lone Ranch Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brookings trip planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Brookings takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Brookings are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Gold Beach
Highlights from your plan
Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach

6
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. Get out of town with these interesting Coos Bay side-trips: Bandon (Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, & more), Umpqua River Lighthouse (in Winchester Bay) and Port Orford (Cape Blanco Lighthouse & Cape Blanco State Park). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, don't miss a visit to Steve Prefontaine Murals, tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, and experience rural life at Cranberry Sweets.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay online day trip planner .

You can drive from Brookings to Coos Bay in 2.5 hours. In September in Coos Bay, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 30th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bandon, Port Orford, Umpqua River Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint

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