47 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

47 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Portland, Bus to Newport
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Newport
— 8 nights
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Florence
— 8 nights
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Bandon
— 8 nights
Drive
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Brookings
— 7 nights
Drive
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Astoria
— 7 nights
Drive
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Tillamook
— 7 nights
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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 (North Lincoln County Historical Museum, Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, &more), Yachats (Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site, Yachats coastline, &more) and Gleneden Beach State Park (in Gleneden Beach). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Newport itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Newport is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Newport. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in January, with highs in Newport at 12°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

8
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Florence

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Umpqua Triangle Oyster from Aquaculture (in Winchester Bay), Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Devil's Churn) and Reedsport (Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Umpqua Discovery Center, &more). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge, admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, and catch some excitement at Sandland Adventures.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

8
nights
Bandon

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Change things up with these side-trips from Bandon: Coos Bay (Cape Arago State Park, Shore Acres State Park, &more), North Bend (Off-Road Tours & David Dewett Veterans Memorial) and Bastendorff Beach (in Charleston). And it doesn't end there: tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, immerse yourself in nature at Bullards Beach State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Coquille River Lighthouse, and explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bandon online trip builder.

Drive from Florence to Bandon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Bandon, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Brookings

Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Brookings side-trips: Gold Beach (Cedar Bend Golf Club, Otter Point State Recreation Site, &more). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Harris Beach State Park, take some stellar pictures from Natural Bridges Viewpoint, stroll through Lone Ranch Beach, and explore and take pictures at Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brookings trip planning site.

Drive from Bandon to Brookings in 2 hours. In January in Brookings, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Astoria.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Astoria: Seaside (Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area, Seaside Beach, &more) and Cannon Beach (Hug Point State Park, Haystack Rock, &more). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, appreciate the history behind Chief Comcomly Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Astoria road trip planning site.

You can drive from Brookings to Astoria in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Tillamook

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Tillamook side-trips: Manzanita (Manzanita Beach, Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, &more), Kelly's Brighton Marina (in Rockaway Beach) and Wheeler Station Antiques (in Wheeler). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, explore the galleries of Tillamook Air Museum, identify plant and animal life at Hug Point State Recreation Site, and admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tillamook online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Astoria to Tillamook is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.