8 days in Redwood National Park & Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Redwood National Park & Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Redwood National Park & Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Trillium Falls Hike.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Redwood National Park tour itinerary planner .

Salt Lake City to Redwood National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be little chillier, around 52°F, while days are cooler, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures, then take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge, and then tour or see a game at Sand Master Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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 17th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then immerse yourself in nature at Smelt Sands State Park, and then stroll through Nye Beach. On the next day, snap pictures at Yaquina Bay Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

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You can 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 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Smelt Sands State Park
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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 19th (Fri), stop by Bruce's Candy Kitchen, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach and then take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Newport to Cannon Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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