9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast visit planner
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Drive to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Cannon Beach
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive to Portland International Airport, Fly to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Drive to Stockton


Cannon Beach — 3 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oswald West State Park and Astoria Oregon Riverwalk. Take a break from the city and head to Manzanita Beach and Astoria Column. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light, learn about winemaking at Nehalem Bay Winery, and look for gifts at Seaside Candyman.

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Stockton to Cannon Beach is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Stockton, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Tillamook.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Side Trips

Tillamook — 2 nights

The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 30th (Thu), look for gifts at Blue Heron Cheese & Wine Company, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Lookout State Park.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Tillamook trip maker site.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Tillamook by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cannon Beach to Tillamook due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Tillamook can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Lincoln City.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Lincoln City — 2 nights

Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Visit Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Otter Crest Loop and Prehistoric. Venture out of the city with trips to Newport (Yaquina Bay Bridge & South Beach State Park). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, and browse the exhibits of Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln City itinerary app.

Drive from Tillamook to Lincoln City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. October in Lincoln City sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips

Oregon Coast travel guide

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.