37 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

37 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Astoria
— 8 nights
2
Tillamook
— 6 nights
3
Depoe Bay
— 5 nights
4
Florence
— 6 nights
5
Bandon
— 6 nights
6
Brookings
— 5 nights

8
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount St. Helens and Johnston Ridge Observatory. Explore Astoria's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Hug Point State Park, Haystack Rock, &more) and Ilwaco (Cape Disappointment Lighthouse & Cape Disappointment State Park). There's much more to do: stroll through Astoria Column, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museum, look for gifts at Astoria Sunday Market, and admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Astoria trip builder app.

San Francisco to Astoria is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Astoria are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Warrenton, Ilwaco, Mount St. Helens
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Johnston Ridge Observatory ©
Johnston Ridge Observatory

6
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Cape Lookout State Park and Manzanita Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Short Sands Beach (in Manzanita), Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach) and Hug Point State Recreation Site (in Arch Cape). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, take a leisurely stroll along Garibaldi Boat Basin, examine the collection at Garibaldi Museum, and contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tillamook trip maker.

Drive from Astoria 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 June, daily temperatures in Tillamook can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Depoe Bay.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Pacific City, Garibaldi, Gaston
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area

5
nights
Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay ©
Depoe Bay is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, located on U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Otter Crest Loop and Yaquina Bay Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Depoe Bay: Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area (in Newport) and Waldport (Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center & The Chocolate Frog). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Boiler Bay State Wayside, take a leisurely stroll along Newport Bay Fishing Pier, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Depoe Bay trip planner.

Drive from Tillamook to Depoe Bay in 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Depoe Bay due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tillamook in July, expect nights in Depoe Bay to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Depoe Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Newport, Waldport
Highlights from your plan
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Otter Crest Loop ©
Otter Crest Loop
Boiler Bay State Wayside ©
Boiler Bay State Wayside

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park and Siuslaw River Bridge. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Reedsport (Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area & Tahkenitch Creek Loop Trail), Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop (in Winchester Bay) and Yachats (Devil's Churn, Earthworks Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: hike along Hobbit Trail, explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Heceta Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence attractions planning site.

You can drive from Depoe Bay to Florence in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Reedsport, Oregon, Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop, Sweet Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park ©
Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park
Siuslaw River Bridge ©
Siuslaw River Bridge

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bandon State Park and Humbug Mountain State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Coos Bay (Shore Acres State Park, McCullough Memorial Bridge, &more), Watson Falls (in Roseburg) and Port Orford (Hughes Historic House, Cape Blanco State Park, &more). There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Bandon Crossings Golf Course, walk around Kronenberg Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquille Point, and stop by Cranberry Sweets.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bandon journey planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bandon can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Orford, Coos Bay, Watson Falls, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Watson Falls ©
Watson Falls

5
nights
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor and Azalea Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Brookings: Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve (in Cave Junction) and Gold Beach (Curry Historical Museum, Otter Point State Recreation Site, &more). There's lots more to do: walk around Chetco Point Park, stroll through Lone Ranch Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Chetco Brewing Company.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Brookings trip planner.

Drive from Bandon to Brookings in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Beach, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, Myers Creek Beach, Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve ©
Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor ©
Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
Chetco Point Park ©
Chetco Point Park

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