8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Trinidad
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Astoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Astoria

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Inverted Experience will appeal to museum buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, and stop by Fernhill Glass.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Astoria road trip website .

Trinidad to Astoria is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In July, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Tillamook Air Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, then get engrossed in the history at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at De Garde Brewing.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tillamook trip planner .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Astoria to Tillamook is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Tillamook can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum ©
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

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.
You'll explore and learn at Hatfield Marine Science Center and Ripley's Believe It or Not!. Relax by the water at Nye Beach and Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Heceta Head Lighthouse (in Florence) and Earthworks Gallery (in Yachats). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, and meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Newport. When traveling from Tillamook in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Earthworks Gallery, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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