7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
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Newport
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Redwood National Park
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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 15th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach itinerary maker.

Portland to Cannon Beach is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newport.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll through Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Newport online trip builder.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Newport sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.
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Redwood National Park — 2 nights

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): immerse yourself in 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 see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park day trip site.

Drive from Newport to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. You will leave for home on the 21st (Thu).
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Oregon Coast travel guide

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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.
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