9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  16​h
1
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Depoe Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Gold Beach
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 30th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Astoria online route planner .

Salt Lake City to Astoria is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Astoria is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, expect nights in Astoria to be little chillier, around 52°F, while days are colder, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

1
day
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cannon Beach tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Astoria to Cannon Beach in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Depoe Bay.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Beaches Outdoors Nature
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Tillamook Rock Light ©
Tillamook Rock Light
Spas

1
night
Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, located on U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, then visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and finally take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Depoe Bay online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Depoe Bay in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, things will get a bit cooler in Depoe Bay: highs are around 63°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Depoe Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy ©
Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sea Lion Caves. On the 3rd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then Head underground at Sea Lion Caves.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence route planner .

Traveling by car from Depoe Bay to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toCoos Bay.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area ©
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area

2
nights
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 next day, immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park, then contemplate the long history of Coquille River Lighthouse, and then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Coos Bay day trip website .

You can drive from Florence to Coos Bay in 1.5 hours. July in Coos Bay sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bandon
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

few
hours
Gold Beach

Gold Beach
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. For where to stay and more tourist information, read Gold Beach driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Gold Beach takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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