8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h 45​min
1
Florence
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Seaside
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and then putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence route builder tool .

New York City to Florence is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Florence at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then 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 3rd (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then make a trip to Yaquina Bay Bridge, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport attractions site .

Getting from Florence to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Newport, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Seaside.

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 ©

3
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: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seaside road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Newport to Seaside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Seaside, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

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