5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Astoria
— 1 night
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Waldport
— 1 night
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Coos Bay
— 1 night
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Florence
— 1 night
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Astoria — 1 night

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then stroll through Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach and then stroll through Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Astoria travel itinerary planner.

Seattle to Astoria is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. December in Astoria sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Waldport.
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Waldport — 1 night

Waldport is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 25th (Sun), cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and then stroll around Governor Patterson Memorial State Recreation Site.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Waldport trip planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Waldport in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Coos Bay.
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Coos Bay — 1 night

Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 26th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay trip website.

Drive from Waldport to Coos Bay in 2 hours. In December in Coos Bay, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 1 night

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse and then catch some excitement at Sandland Adventures.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence visit website.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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