31 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

31 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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31 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Eugene
Drive:  2​h
1
Newport
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Astoria
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Gold Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Coos Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Florence
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
End: Eugene

6
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Lincoln City (Regatta Grounds Park & Lincoln City Glass Center), Proposal Rock (in Neskowin) and Pacific City (Bob Straub State Park & Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, explore the galleries of Hatfield Marine Science Center, take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and stroll through Nye Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary builder .

Eugene to Newport is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. When traveling from Eugene in July, plan for colder days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Tillamook is known for historic sites, nature, shopping, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, delve into the lush surroundings at Tillamook Forest Center, go for a walk through Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Bear Creek Artichokes.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tillamook road trip planner.

Drive from Newport to Tillamook in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newport in July, you will find days in Tillamook are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site, Three Capes Scenic Drive, Garibaldi Boat Basin, Rockaway Beach Wayside
Highlights from your plan
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

7
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Astoria: Seaside (Lewis & Clark Salt Works, Seaside Aquarium, & more), Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, Haystack Rock, & more) and Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, explore the striking landscape of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, get some jogging in at Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, and see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Astoria day trip planner.

Getting from Tillamook to Astoria by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Astoria due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Astoria are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Manzanita Beach, Nehalem Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

3
nights
Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Change things up with these side-trips from Gold Beach: Port Orford (Cape Blanco State Park, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, & more) and Brookings (Harris Beach State Park & Alfred A Loeb State Park). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, take some stellar pictures from Natural Bridges Viewpoint, see the interesting displays at Curry Historical Museum, and make a trip to Rogue River Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Gold Beach trip planner .

Drive from Astoria to Gold Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Gold Beach are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Brookings, Port Orford
Highlights from your plan
Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park
Cape Blanco Lighthouse ©
Cape Blanco Lighthouse

4
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. Explore Coos Bay's surroundings by going to Bandon (West Coast Game Park Safari, Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park, stroll the grounds of Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Oregon Coast Historical Railway, and admire all the interesting features of Cranberry Sweets.

You can plan Coos Bay trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Gold Beach to Coos Bay in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Coos Bay are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bandon
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Yachats (Earthworks Gallery, Yachats State Park, & more) and Reedsport (Umpqua Discovery Center, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, & more). Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Sandland Adventures, have fun at Sand Master Park, Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and admire the majestic nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner .

You can drive from Coos Bay to Florence in 1.5 hours. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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