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 + tram + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Relax by the water at Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Cape Meares Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Tillamook Air Museum (in Tillamook), International Police Museum (in Rockaway Beach) and Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, get engrossed in the history at Seaside Museum & Historical Society, contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works, and admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip itinerary planner .

New York City to Cannon Beach is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Cannon Beach, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Cannon Beach at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside, Tillamook, Manzanita Beach, International Police Museum
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Nye Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then take in the exciting artwork at Mossy Creek Pottery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lincoln City Glass Center. On your second day here, engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Earthworks Gallery, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Newport travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are slightly colder, around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Yachats, Lincoln City, Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

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