40 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

40 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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40 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
+3
Bus + Fly + Tram + Bus:  9 h 15 min
1
Tillamook
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Newport
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Bandon
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Gold Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h
6
Astoria
— 8 nights
Drive:  9 h
End: Kelowna

6
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Manzanita Beach and Rockaway Beach Wayside. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tillamook: Short Sands Beach (in Manzanita), Hug Point State Recreation Site (in Arch Cape) and Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, take a peaceful walk through Tillamook Forest Center, examine the collection at Garibaldi Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bayocean Peninsula County Park.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tillamook online trip itinerary builder .

Kelowna, Canada to Tillamook is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kelowna to Tillamook, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Tillamook are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Oswald West State Park, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Garibaldi Museum
Highlights from your plan
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Hug Point State Recreation Site ©
Hug Point State Recreation Site
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area

8
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Oregon Coast Aquarium and Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Gleneden Beach State Park (in Gleneden Beach), Yachats (Yachats coastline, Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site, &more) and Lincoln City (Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy, Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and explore the galleries of Hatfield Marine Science Center.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport online route builder .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Newport are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Yachats, Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

6
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sandland Adventures and Heceta Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats (Devil's Churn & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest) and Reedsport (Umpqua Discovery Center & Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, immerse yourself in nature at Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint, trek along Tahkenitch Creek Loop Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hobbit Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Reedsport, Yachats
Highlights from your plan
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Bandon State Park and Bastendorff Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bandon: Port Orford (Port Orford Heads State Park & Battle Rock Park) and Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park, Shore Acres State Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, walk around Bandon South Jetty County Park, identify plant and animal life at West Coast Game Park Safari, and play a few rounds at Pacific Dunes.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandon route maker website .

Drive from Florence to Bandon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bandon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coos Bay, Port Orford, Charleston
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

5
nights
Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Attractions like Prehistoric Gardens and China Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Beach: Brookings (Chetco Point Park, Oregon Redwood Trail, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, look for gifts at Gold Beach Books, immerse yourself in nature at Otter Point State Recreation Site, and take a tour of The Mary D Hume.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Beach road trip website .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Gold Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Brookings, Humbug Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park
Prehistoric Gardens ©
Prehistoric Gardens
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach

8
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Family-friendly places like Haystack Rock and Seaside Beach will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Seaside (Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area, Seaside Aquarium, &more) and Cannon Beach (Hug Point State Park, Cannon Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Astoria online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Gold Beach to Astoria by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. May in Astoria sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site, Battery Russell
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Seaside Aquarium ©
Seaside Aquarium

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