9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Seaside
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Edmonton

1
night
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 10th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, take in the exciting artwork at Lincoln City Glass Center, then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Newport attractions planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Newport is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Edmonton in August, you will find days in Newport are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Yachats coastline, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, have fun at Sand Master Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Sandland Adventures. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Heceta Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Sand Master Park - Sandboarding ©
Sand Master Park - Sandboarding
Heceta Beach ©
Heceta Beach

4
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Attractions like Cannon Beach and Seaside Candyman make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Seaside with an excursion to Manzanita Beach in Manzanita--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seaside road trip website .

You can drive from Florence to Seaside in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach, Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Seaside Aquarium ©
Seaside Aquarium

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