9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Florence
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Tillamook
— 1 night
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Seaside
— 4 nights
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Florence

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): Head underground at Sea Lion Caves. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Churn, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence vacation site.

San Antonio to Florence is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Florence due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in October, you will find days in Florence are much colder (64°F), and nights are slightly colder (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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 11th (Sun): trek along Ocean to Bay Trail, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront. On your second day here, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Newport attractions planning site.

Drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Newport, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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Tillamook

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Tillamook Air Museum, then explore and take pictures at Three Capes Scenic Drive, then stop by Myrtlewood Factory Outlet Garibaldi, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Kelly's Brighton Marina.

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Traveling by car from Newport to Tillamook takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport to Tillamook is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Tillamook are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Seaside.

Things to do in Tillamook

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Seaside

Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seaside day trip planner.

You can drive from Tillamook to Seaside in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Seaside. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.