8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast attractions planner

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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive to Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, Fly to Will Rogers World Airport

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oswald West State Park and Astoria Oregon Riverwalk. Relax by the water at Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach. Go for a jaunt from Cannon Beach to Astoria to see Astoria Column about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, stop by Bruce's Candy Kitchen, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cannon Beach attractions planner.

Oklahoma City to Cannon Beach is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Oklahoma City to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in August, you will find days in Cannon Beach are cooler (71°F), and nights are slightly colder (55°F). On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Cape Lookout State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, then view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Prehistoric. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Mossy Creek Pottery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop.

Plan my day in Lincoln City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in August: highs in Lincoln City hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Coos Bay

Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, and then see the interesting displays at Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay online day trip planner.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Coos Bay in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Coos Bay can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.