47 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

47 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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47 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Prince George
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Astoria
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bandon
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Gold Beach
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Prince George

10
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Visit Cannon Beach and Long Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, Hug Point State Park, & more), Seaside (Lewis & Clark Salt Works & Seaside Aquarium) and Go Karts and Krazy Kars (in Long Beach). Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, and hike along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Astoria online tour itinerary planner .

Prince George, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 13.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Prince George in July, expect nights in Astoria to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Long Beach, Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument, Mount St. Helens
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

4
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Rockaway Beach Wayside and Bayocean Peninsula County Park. The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, take a peaceful walk through Tillamook Forest Center, identify plant and animal life at Nevor Shellfish Farm, and browse the exhibits of Tillamook Air Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tillamook tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Tillamook in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Astoria to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Three Capes Scenic Drive, Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

11
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nye Beach and Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Enchanted Forest Theme Park (in Salem), Silver Falls State Park (in Silverton) and Lincoln City (Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center & Lincoln City Glass Center). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and pause for some photo ops at Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Newport driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Newport. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tillamook in July: highs in Newport hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Yachats coastline, Mike Miller Park, Silver Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Reedsport (Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, Mindpower Gallery, & more) and Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats State Park, & more). Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. There's lots more to do: putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach, and Head underground at Sea Lion Caves.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

7
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 get in some beach time at Bandon State Park and Bastendorff Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bandon: Port Orford (Port Orford Heads State Park, Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, identify plant and animal life at West Coast Game Park Safari, play a few rounds at Bandon Crossings Golf Course, and immerse yourself in nature at Bullards Beach State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bandon visit planner.

Drive from Florence to Bandon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bandon sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Orford, Bastendorff Beach, Sunset Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Bastendorff Beach ©
Bastendorff Beach

6
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. You'll get in some beach time at Enderts Beach and Myers Creek Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Oregon Redwood Trail (in Brookings), Crescent City (Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Stout Grove, & more) and Wildlife Images - Rehabilitation & Education Center (in Grants Pass). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Trees of Mystery, don't miss a visit to Rogue River Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Ranch Beach, and look for gifts at Gold Beach Books.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gold Beach trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Bandon to Gold Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Crescent City, Brookings, Enderts Beach, Wildlife Images - Rehabilitation & Education Center, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach

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