7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  8​h 45​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Rockaway Beach Wayside and Manzanita Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Astoria (Astoria Oregon Riverwalk, Astoria Column, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park and steep yourself in history at Lewis & Clark Salt Works.

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Minneapolis to Cannon Beach is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis to Cannon Beach, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect Cannon Beach to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach, Lewis & Clark Salt Works, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 29th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, trek along Hobbit Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

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Drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: high temperatures in Newport hover around 63°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Depoe Bay, Florence, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
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Otter Crest Loop ©
Otter Crest Loop
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©

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