8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Seaside
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  8​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Little Log Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip site .

Los Angeles to Florence is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in Florence at 67°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

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 31st (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then stroll through Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Newport road trip planner .

Drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore and learn at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Inverted Experience. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, kick back and relax at Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site, and appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Seaside travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Seaside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Newport in August, you will find days in Seaside are a bit warmer (71°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria, Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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