9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Coos Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 11th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coos Bay route maker website .

San Francisco to Coos Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Coos Bay reach 64°F and lows reach 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

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Side Trip

Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, then Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and finally putt your heart out at Sandland Adventures.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner .

Drive from Coos Bay to Florence in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Lincoln City.

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Yachats
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

2
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): shop like a local with Lincoln City Glass Center, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and finally stroll around Whale Park. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, then immerse yourself in nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and finally view the masterpieces at Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lincoln City route planner.

Drive from Florence to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lincoln City are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

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Side Trips

Newport, Whale Park
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

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nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Astoria (Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria Column, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cannon Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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