8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast holiday planner

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Make it your trip
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Newport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seaside
— 4 nights
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Newport

— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Mossy Creek Pottery, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Newport online trip itinerary maker.

Seattle to Newport is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Newport at 64°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seaside

— 4 nights
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Appreciate the collections at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Icefire Glassworks. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Seaside Inverted Experience. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, make a trip to Turnaround at Seaside, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seaside trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Newport to Seaside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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.