7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Astoria Column. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Haystack Rock, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach online driving holiday planner.

Portland to Cannon Beach is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for Newport.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Newport — 2 nights

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 4th (Mon), stroll through Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Newport online trip maker.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Redwood National Park — 2 nights

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, then examine the collection at End of the Trail Museum, and then take a peaceful walk through Trees of Mystery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park visit planner.

Getting from Newport to Redwood National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. October in Redwood National Park sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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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.