8 days in Seattle & Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Seattle & Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Seattle & Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
Drive + Fly:  10​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Astoria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bandon
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
End: Jacksonville

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation planner .

Jacksonville to Seattle is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jacksonville to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Jacksonville in July, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 8th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Astoria Column.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Astoria route planner .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Astoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Astoria reach 69°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums
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Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): kick back and relax at Nye Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Newport driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Astoria in July, with highs in Newport at 63°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Depoe Bay
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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. On the 11th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence journey app .

Drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

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Side Trip

Yachats
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, then admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bandon trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bandon sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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