8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Newport
— 2 nights
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Lincoln City
— 2 nights
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Manzanita
— 2 nights
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Astoria
— 1 night

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Newport

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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 19th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront. Keep things going the next day: stop by Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Newport itinerary maker website.

Portland to Newport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Newport is a bit cooler than Portland - with highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 21st (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric, stop by Read's Homemade Candy, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roads End State Recreation Site, then try your luck at Chinook Winds Casino & Convention Center, and finally shop like a local with Lincoln City Glass Center. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pelican Brewing Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, and then try to win big at Spirit Mountain Casino.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City trip planner.

You can drive from Newport to Lincoln City in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Manzanita.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Fun & Games · Casinos · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Manzanita

Manzanita ©
Manzanita is a coastal city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, then stop by Cloud and Leaf Bookstore, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Nehalem Bay Winery, hike along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, then contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Manzanita trip planning website.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Manzanita in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Manzanita can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Manzanita

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Spa
Spas
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Astoria

Astoria ©

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 25th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, examine the collection at Flavel House Museum, then snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Astoria trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manzanita to Astoria takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Astoria Column
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