8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive
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Seaside
— 4 nights
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Bandon

— 2 nights
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 6th (Thu): look for gifts at South Coast Gourmet, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Blanco Lighthouse, and then contemplate the long history of Hughes Historic House. On your second day here, stroll through Bandon State Park, then enjoy the sea views from Coquille River Lighthouse, and then tee off at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bandon driving holiday planning site.

Green Bay to Bandon is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Green Bay to Bandon, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Green Bay in May: highs in Bandon hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Bandon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Nature

Side Trip

Lincoln City

— 1 night
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric, view the masterpieces at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Mossy Creek Pottery, then view the masterpieces at Freed Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City visit planner.

You can drive from Bandon to Lincoln City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Lincoln City, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seaside.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Museums · Shopping

Seaside

— 4 nights
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Seaside Beach and Rockaway Beach Wayside. Relax by the water at Manzanita Beach and Haystack Rock. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, take an in-depth tour of Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant, and kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Seaside trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Seaside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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.