5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Florence
— 1 night
Drive
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Newport
— 1 night
Drive
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Seaside
— 2 nights
Fly

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Florence

— 1 night
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and then make a trip to Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, then view the masterpieces at Earthworks Gallery, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence online journey builder.

Reno to Florence is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Reno in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Newport

— 1 night
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 7th (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Newport sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Seaside

— 2 nights
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, and then take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seaside online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Newport to Seaside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Seaside sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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.