8 days in Newport & Macon Itinerary

8 days in Newport & Macon Itinerary

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Newport
— 3 nights
Bus to Portland, Fly to Atlanta
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Macon
— 4 nights
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Newport

— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats (Yachats coastline & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest) and Heceta Head Lighthouse (in Florence). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, stroll through Nye Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Newport trip planner.

Portland to Newport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Macon.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Macon

— 4 nights
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. Explore Macon's surroundings by going to Watkinsville (Eagle Tavern Museum & Elder Mill Covered Bridge), Columbus (Columbus Riverwalk & National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center) and State Botanical Garden of Georgia (in Athens). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Aviation, see the interesting displays at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, walk around Coleman Hill park, and stroll the grounds of Rose Hill Cemetery.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Macon trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Newport to Macon in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport to Macon is 3 hours. While traveling from Newport, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Macon, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Macon

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips