31 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Jack Mc Namara Field Airport, Drive to Brookings
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Brookings
— 3 nights
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Bandon
— 6 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Newport
— 7 nights
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Seaside
— 5 nights
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Tillamook
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Brookings — 3 nights

Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor and Lone Ranch Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Alfred A Loeb State Park and Brookings Fishing Charters. When in Brookings, make a side trip to see Rogue River Bridge in Gold Beach, approximately Gold Beach away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Crissey Field State Park, walk around Chetco Point Park, stroll through Secret Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Harris Beach State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brookings travel planner.

Salt Lake City to Brookings is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Brookings is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, you will find days in Brookings are colder (67°F), and nights are slightly colder (53°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bandon.
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Bandon — 6 nights

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Arago State Park and Cape Blanco State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Coquille River Lighthouse and Hughes Historic House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bandon: Betty Kay Charter (in Charleston), Port Orford (Port Orford Heads State Park, Humbug Mountain State Park, &more) and Prehistoric Gardens (in Gold Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bandon State Park, play a few rounds at Bandon Crossings Golf Course, view the masterpieces at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, and admire the majestic nature at Bullards Beach State Park.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bandon road trip planner.

You can drive from Brookings to Bandon in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 5 nights

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop and Heceta Head Lighthouse. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Siuslaw River Bridge. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest (in Yachats) and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, tee off at Ocean Dunes Golf Links, immerse yourself in nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site, and catch some excitement at Sandland Adventures.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Newport.
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Newport — 7 nights

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Explore hidden gems such as Lincoln City Glass Center and South Beach State Park. Step out of the city life by going to Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Cape Foulweather. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Yachats (Overleaf Spa, Yachats State Park, &more) and Lincoln City (Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, Prehistoric, &more). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and cruise along Otter Crest Loop.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Newport tour builder.

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Seaside.
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Seaside — 5 nights

Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hug Point State Park and Manzanita Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Icefire Glassworks and Seaside Inverted Experience. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tillamook Head, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, and take a tour of Peter Iredale Ship Wreck.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seaside online attractions planner.

You can drive from Newport to Seaside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seaside: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Tillamook.
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Tillamook — 4 nights

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Cape Lookout State Park and Munson Creek Falls. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and Tillamook Forest Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tillamook: Bob Straub State Park (in Pacific City), Nehalem Bay State Park (in Nehalem) and Kelly's Brighton Marina (in Rockaway Beach). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, see what you can catch with Garibaldi Charters, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and stroll through Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tillamook trip planner.

Drive from Seaside to Tillamook in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seaside to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. August in Tillamook sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Oregon Coast travel guide

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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.
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