34 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

34 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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34 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  2​h
1
Astoria
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bandon
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Brookings
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Portland

6
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore Astoria's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Hug Point State Park, Haystack Rock, & more) and Seaside (Turnaround at Seaside, Seaside Aquarium, & more). The adventure continues: stroll through Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Seaside Museum & Historical Society.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip planner .

Portland to Astoria is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seaside, Cannon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

4
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Tillamook: Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach), Kelly's Brighton Marina (in Rockaway Beach) and Hug Point State Recreation Site (in Arch Cape). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, admire the majestic nature at Cape Lookout State Park, and stroll through Short Sands Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tillamook online trip maker .

You can drive from Astoria to Tillamook in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook. In January in Tillamook, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Yachats (Yachats coastline, Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site, & more) and Lincoln City (Freed Gallery, Prehistoric, & more). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in January, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Yachats
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: Yachats (Devil's Churn & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest). And it doesn't end there: have fun at Sand Master Park - Sandboarding, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge, and examine the collection at Siuslaw Pioneer Museum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Florence are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bandon: North Bend (Off-Road Tours & David Dewett Veterans Memorial), Port Orford (Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum, Cape Blanco Lighthouse, & more) and Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park, Shore Acres State Park, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, take an in-depth tour of Bandon Historical Society Museum, kick back and relax at Coquille Point, and steep yourself in history at Coquille River Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Florence to Bandon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Bandon are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coos Bay, Port Orford, North Bend
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

6
nights
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Explore Brookings' surroundings by going to Gold Beach (The Mary D Hume, Rogue River Bridge, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, stroll around Chetco Point Park, kick back and relax at Lone Ranch Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Alfred A Loeb State Park.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brookings journey planning tool .

You can drive from Bandon to Brookings in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Brookings can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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

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