8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Drive to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fly to Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, Drive to Florence
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Florence
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Fly
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Seaside
— 3 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Drive to Portland International Airport, Fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Drive to Flint

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Florence — 1 night

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get outside with Sandland Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves and then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence sightseeing planning tool.

Flint to Florence is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Flint in July, with highs in Florence at 67°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Seaside.
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Seaside — 3 nights

Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. When in Seaside, make a side trip to see Manzanita Beach in Manzanita, approximately Manzanita away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Haystack Rock, expand your horizons at Columbia River Maritime Museum, explore and take pictures at Astoria Column, and immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Seaside road trip planning site.

You can fly from Florence to Seaside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Seaside can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Newport.
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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.
On the 10th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): stroll through Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, and then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Newport online trip maker.

Getting from Seaside to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Seaside in July, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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