36 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

36 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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36 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Regina
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Brookings
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bandon
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Tillamook
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Astoria
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Regina

4
nights
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Brookings side-trips: Gold Beach (Gold Beach Books, Curry Historical Museum, & more). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, admire the majestic nature at Crissey Field State Park, take some stellar pictures from Natural Bridges Viewpoint, and kick back and relax at Lone Ranch Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brookings online vacation planner .

Regina, Canada to Brookings is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Regina in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Brookings. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Venture out of the city with trips to Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park, Shore Acres State Park, & more) and Port Orford (Cape Blanco Lighthouse & Cape Blanco State Park). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, look for gifts at Face Rock Creamery, immerse yourself in nature at Bandon State Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bandon travel route planner.

Drive from Brookings to Bandon in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bandon can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Coos Bay, Port Orford, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
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

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Reedsport (Mindpower Gallery, Tahkenitch Creek Loop Trail, & more) and Yachats (Devil's Churn & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest). There's much more to do: try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures, admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, explore the striking landscape of Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, and take some stellar pictures from Strawberry Hill Wayside.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

7
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lincoln City (Mossy Creek Pottery, Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy, & more) and Yachats (Little Log Church & Yachats coastline). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, and take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Newport online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Newport, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Beverly Beach State Park, Waldport Heritage Museum
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach), Nehalem Bay State Park (in Nehalem) and Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Garibaldi Boat Basin, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tillamook Forest Center.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tillamook travel itinerary 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. In May in Tillamook, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

9
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 Seaside (Seaside Aquarium, Seaside Beach, & more) and Cannon Beach (Hug Point State Park, Haystack Rock, & more). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, trek along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, steep yourself in history at Fort Clatsop National Memorial, and explore the activities along Clatsop Spit.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Astoria online tour planner .

You can drive from Tillamook to Astoria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Astoria due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seaside, Cannon Beach, Peter Iredale Ship Wreck
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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