5 days in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

5 days in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Fly
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Newport
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 1 night
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Crater Lake National Park

— 1 day
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

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San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for much hotter days in Crater Lake National Park, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to fly to Cannon Beach.

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Parks · Nature
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Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planning site.

Fly from Crater Lake National Park to Cannon Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, you will find days in Cannon Beach are colder (69°F), and nights are a bit cooler (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Newport.

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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Newport

— 1 night
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and then stroll through Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport tour app.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cannon Beach in July, with highs in Newport at 63°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife
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Florence

— 1 night
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then get the adrenaline pumping with Sandland Adventures.

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Drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

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Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

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Drive from Florence to Redwood National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Redwood National Park are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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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.