8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Seaside
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

3
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Family-friendly places like Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, and enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seaside trip itinerary website .

Salt Lake City to Seaside is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Seaside. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Seaside, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

2
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 26th (Fri): stroll through Nye Beach, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Newport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seaside to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seaside in July; daily highs in Newport reach 63°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats coastline
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, then enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park, and then try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sand Master Park ©
Sand Master Park

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