8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Lewiston
Fly + Drive:  6​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:  7​h 15​min
End: Lewiston

3
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Clatsop National Memorial and The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Museum-lovers will get to explore Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Inverted Experience. Explore Astoria's surroundings by going to Cannon Beach (Bronze Coast Gallery, Cannon Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Astoria Column, look for gifts at Fernhill Glass, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Astoria visit planner.

Lewiston to Astoria is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Lewiston in July: highs in Astoria hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tillamook.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 31st (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Cape Meares Lighthouse, then contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, and then cruise along Three Capes Scenic Drive.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tillamook trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Astoria to Tillamook in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Tillamook

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Three Capes Scenic Drive
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Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Three Capes Scenic Drive ©
Three Capes Scenic Drive

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 Lincoln City Glass Center and Hatfield Marine Science Center. Get some historical perspective at Heceta Head Lighthouse and Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Go for a jaunt from Newport to Yachats to see Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Newport online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Tillamook to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tillamook in July: highs in Newport hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lincoln City Glass Center, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

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