8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Bandon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tillamook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Portland

1
day
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquille Point, then stroll through Bandon State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bandon trip itinerary builder tool .

Portland to Bandon is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for little chillier days in Bandon, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newport.

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Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

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 30th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, and then kick back and relax at Nye Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Bandon to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

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Yachats
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3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Visit Cannon Beach and Hug Point State Recreation Site for some beach relaxation. Visit Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Tillamook Rock Light for their historical value. When in Cannon Beach, make a side trip to see Astoria Column in Astoria, approximately 42 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock and immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach trip planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

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Astoria, Hug Point State Recreation Site
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 4th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park and then examine the collection at Tillamook Air Museum.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tillamook day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Tillamook takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Tillamook

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Cape Lookout State Park ©
Cape Lookout State Park
Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum

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