9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Seaside
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: San Antonio

2
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get in touch with nature at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Haystack Rock. Get a sense of the local culture at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Lightship Columbia. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seaside trip itinerary website .

San Antonio to Seaside is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Seaside due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in July; daily highs in Seaside reach 69°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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 27th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then stroll through Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area.

For maps and other tourist information, read Newport online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Seaside to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Newport is slightly colder than Seaside - with highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Sandland Adventures, see the interesting displays at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally have fun at Sand Master Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yachats
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Sand Master Park ©
Sand Master Park

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