5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Seattle

2
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: Seaside Aquarium (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach Gallery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, look for gifts at Beach Books, and contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Astoria journey maker tool.

Seattle to Astoria is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get slightly colder in Astoria: highs are around 69°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, thentake in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally hike along Ocean to Bay Trail.

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

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Newport is slightly colder than Astoria - with highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence road trip planner.

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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