7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Seaside — 2 nights

Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seaside trip planner.

New York City to Seaside is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Seaside reach 62°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips

Newport — 3 nights

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest & Yachats coastline). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, see majestic marine mammals with Marine Discovery Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

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Traveling by car from Seaside to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tillamook.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Side Trip

Tillamook — 1 night

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tillamook trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to home.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Oregon Coast travel guide

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.