5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and finally steep yourself in history at Lewis & Clark Salt Works.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Astoria online sightseeing planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Astoria sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Seaside Aquarium ©
Seaside Aquarium

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nights
Newport

Newport ©
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 24th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then kick back and relax at Nye Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, and then appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Newport tour website .

Drive from Astoria to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Yachats
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©

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