32 days in Eugene, Cascades & Coast Itinerary

32 days in Eugene, Cascades & Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eugene, Cascades & Coast trip planner

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Florence
— 9 nights
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Eugene
— 13 nights
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Florence

— 9 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siuslaw Pioneer Museum and Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siltcoos Lake (in Westlake) and Umpqua Discovery Center (in Reedsport). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Florence Golf Links, trek along Hobbit Trail, admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, and snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence online trip planner.

Portland to Florence is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for little chillier days in Florence, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Eugene.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Eugene

— 13 nights
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. state of Oregon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to King Estate Winery and Hendricks Park. Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pisgah and Cascades Raptor Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eugene: Westfir (The Office Bridge & Forest Service Road 19), Pfeiffer Winery (in Junction City) and Willamette Hatchery (in Oakridge). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Sweet Cheeks Winery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Eugene Saturday Market, see the interesting displays at Museum of Natural and Cultural History, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Better Living Room by Ninkasi Brewing.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Eugene trip planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Eugene in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Florence in May: highs in Eugene hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to McKenzie Bridge.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

McKenzie Bridge

— 9 nights
McKenzie Bridge is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States, on the McKenzie River and within Willamette National Forest. Explore hidden gems such as Salt Creek Falls and Tokatee Golf Club. Get outdoors at McKenzie River Trail and Waldo Lake. Step out of McKenzie Bridge to go to Blue River and see Dee Wright Observatory, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Cougar Hot Springs.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the McKenzie Bridge trip website.

Traveling by car from Eugene to McKenzie Bridge takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Eugene in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 37°F in McKenzie Bridge. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in McKenzie Bridge

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips