17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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17 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Trail
Drive:  12​h
1
Bandon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Seaside
— 6 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Trail

2
nights
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coquille Point and Bandon State Park. Coquille River Lighthouse and Cape Blanco Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bandon: Port Orford (Cape Blanco State Park & Hughes Historic House). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, view the masterpieces at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, stop by Misty Meadows Jams, and look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Game Park Safari.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bandon day trip planning website .

Trail, Canada to Bandon is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Trail in July, you will find days in Bandon are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Port Orford
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Heceta Head Lighthouse and Earthworks Gallery. Attractions like Sandland Adventures and Sand Master Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Yachats (Yachats State Park, Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, & more) and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport). The adventure continues: Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bandon to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats, Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sand Master Park ©
Sand Master Park

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Get a sense of the local culture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Hatfield Marine Science Center. Get outdoors at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City), Yachats coastline (in Yachats) and Lincoln City Glass Center (in Lincoln City). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take in the views from Yaquina Bay Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and admire the majestic nature at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Newport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Depoe Bay, Lincoln City Glass Center, Proposal Rock, Yachats coastline, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

6
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Step out of the city life by going to Ecola State Park and Columbia River Maritime Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seaside: Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita) and Tillamook Air Museum (in Tillamook). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seaside Aquarium, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hug Point State Recreation Site.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seaside trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Newport to Seaside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Newport, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seaside, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Tillamook Air Museum, Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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