8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  11​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, enjoy some diversion at Sand Master Park, and then putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence online trip maker .

Washington DC to Florence is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Florence due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you will find days in Florence are much colder (67°F), and nights are little chillier (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Fun & Games Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, make a trip to Yaquina Bay Bridge, then get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and finally take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport road trip planner .

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Newport, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Yachats coastline
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center ©
Hatfield Marine Science Center

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Bring the kids along to Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Explore Cannon Beach's surroundings by going to Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seaside Aquarium, and look for gifts at Seaside Candyman.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, you will find days in Cannon Beach are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Seaside Aquarium ©
Seaside Aquarium

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