7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Seaside
— 2 nights
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Lincoln City
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Seaside

Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Oswald West State Park and Manzanita Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Rockaway Beach Wayside in Rockaway Beach (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, and work some fitness into your day at Astoria Oregon Riverwalk.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seaside sightseeing tool.

Portland to Seaside is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in June: highs in Seaside hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Mon), cruise along Otter Crest Loop, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then take in the exciting artwork at Lincoln City Glass Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, then view the masterpieces at Mossy Creek Pottery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Alderhouse Glass Blowers.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln City day trip planning app.

You can drive from Seaside to Lincoln City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Seaside in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Lincoln City, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Florence

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and then hike along Hobbit Trail. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop, admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, and then get outside with Sand Master Park - Sandboarding.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Florence in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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.