8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Astoria (Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria Column, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, make a trip to Turnaround at Seaside, stroll through Cannon Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach visit site .

Vancouver, Canada to Cannon Beach is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. When traveling from Vancouver in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Newport online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: high temperatures in Newport hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Yachats coastline
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then gear up at Sand Master Park. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then get your game on at Sandland Adventures.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence journey planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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