8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Lincoln City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Coos Bay

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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Coquille River Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, and then enjoy the sea views from Umpqua River Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coos Bay visit planning website .

San Francisco to Coos Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coos Bay, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Coquille River Lighthouse, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, Umpqua River Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse

3
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Get in touch with nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area and Roads End State Recreation Site. Get some cultural insight at Prehistoric and Lincoln City Glass Center. Get out of town with these interesting Lincoln City side-trips: Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City), Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area (in Newport) and Cape Lookout State Park (in Tillamook). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Beverly Beach State Park, explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, admire all the interesting features of Otter Crest Loop, and shop like a local with Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Lincoln City takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lincoln City can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Thor's Well, Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Beverly Beach State Park, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Relax by the water at Rockaway Beach Wayside and Haystack Rock. Appreciate the collections at Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant and Seaside Inverted Experience. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Astoria (The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, Lightship Columbia, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach and stroll through Cannon Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner.

Drive from Lincoln City to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lincoln City in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside, Manzanita Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside

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