8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  4​h
1
Seaside
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, museums, beaches, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seaside online trip planner .

Seattle to Seaside is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get slightly colder in Seaside: highs are around 66°F and lows about 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
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.
Step out of Newport to go to Yachats and see Yachats coastline, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Seaside to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Seaside in June, plan for slightly colder days in Newport, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, 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. On the 29th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and then enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Sandland Adventures, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence route builder app .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

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