11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast journey planner

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Fly to Portland, Bus to Seaside
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Seaside
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bandon
— 3 nights
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Seaside

— 2 nights
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, stroll through Haystack Rock, and admire all the interesting features of Astoria Column.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Seaside online trip itinerary planner.

Pittsburgh to Seaside is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Seaside. Traveling from Pittsburgh in May, things will get little chillier in Seaside: highs are around 62°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Newport

— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Lincoln City (Lincoln City Glass Center & Beachtown Charities Thrift and Gift). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Newport trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Seaside to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves and then experience the excitement of Sandland Adventures.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Bandon

— 3 nights
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. On the 27th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Second Street Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park. On the next day, stroll through West Coast Game Park Safari, then admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then kick back and relax at Bandon State Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bandon online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Florence to Bandon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Bandon, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 49°F at night. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Oregon Coast travel guide

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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.