10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Seattle
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Tillamook
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Seattle

3
days
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Umpqua River Lighthouse and Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum. Visiting Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park and Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Cape Arago State Park in Coos Bay (about 1h 25 min away).

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Seattle to Florence is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in September: high temperatures in Florence hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Cape Arago State Park, Umpqua River Lighthouse
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Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

2
days
Lincoln City

Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, view the masterpieces at Rock Your World: Pacific NW Rock, Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and then take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio.

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Drive from Florence to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lincoln City can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tillamook.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
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1
day
Tillamook

Tillamook ©
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Tillamook Forest Center, stop by Blue Heron French Cheese Company, and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Lookout State Park.

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You can drive from Lincoln City to Tillamook in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lincoln City in September, expect nights in Tillamook to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

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Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tillamook Forest Center ©
Tillamook Forest Center
Blue Heron French Cheese Company
Blue Heron French Cheese Company

4
days
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Lightship Columbia. Get in touch with nature at Manzanita Beach and Oswald West State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Cannon Beach side-trips: Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, and visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light.

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Traveling by car from Tillamook to Cannon Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tillamook to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
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Oswald West State Park
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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