48 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

48 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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48 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + bus:  11​h
1
Bandon
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Gold Beach
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Tillamook
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Astoria
— 8 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Bandon: Coos Bay (Shore Acres State Park, Cape Arago State Park, & more) and The Mill Casino (in North Bend). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bandon South Jetty County Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bandon trip maker website .

Atlanta to Bandon is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Bandon. When traveling from Atlanta in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Bandon, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Coos Bay, The Mill Casino, 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

8
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Beach: Port Orford (Cape Blanco State Park, Port Orford Heads State Park, & more) and Brookings (Azalea Park, Alfred A Loeb State Park, & more). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, explore and take pictures at The Mary D Hume, kick back and relax at Lone Ranch Beach, and see the interesting displays at Curry Historical Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Bandon to Gold Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Gold Beach are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brookings, Port Orford, Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
Highlights from your plan
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park

8
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport), William M. Tugman State Park (in Lakeside) and Umpqua River Lighthouse (in Winchester Bay). Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, try to win big at Three Rivers Casino, Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and take some stellar pictures from Strawberry Hill Wayside.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence travel route planner .

Getting from Gold Beach to Florence by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oregon, Reedsport, Umpqua River Lighthouse, William M. Tugman State Park
Highlights from your plan
Sand Master Park ©
Sand Master Park
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Governor Patterson Memorial State Recreation Site (in Waldport), Lincoln City (Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, Freed Gallery, & more) and Yachats (Devil's Churn, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, & more). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Newport road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Newport are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lincoln City, Yachats, Depoe Bay, Waldport, Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

7
nights
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tillamook: Nehalem (Nehalem Bay State Park & Nehalem Bay Winery), Pacific City (Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area & Pelican Pub & Brewery) and Manzanita (Manzanita Beach & Spas & Wellness). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, delve into the lush surroundings at Tillamook Forest Center, take a memorable drive along Three Capes Scenic Drive, and take in the pleasant sights at Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tillamook route planner.

You can drive from Newport to Tillamook in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newport to Tillamook. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Tillamook

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Pacific City, Nehalem, Manzanita Beach, Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

8
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
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: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Oswald West State Park, & more) and Seaside (Seaside Inverted Experience, Lewis & Clark Salt Works, & more). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, examine the collection at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, and explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To plan Astoria vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Astoria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Astoria due to the time zone difference. December in Astoria sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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