6 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

6 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Nashville
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  13​h
1
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  11​h
End: Nashville

1
night
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Astoria Column, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, and finally examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria online road trip planner .

Nashville to Astoria is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in June, expect nights in Astoria to be a bit cooler, around 52°F, while days are cooler, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, look for gifts at Made in Oregon, then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Newport road trip planning website .

Drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Astoria in June, plan for slightly colder days in Newport, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and then putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

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