6 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

6 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast tour planner

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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Newport
— 1 night
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 17th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip builder.

Fort Lauderdale to Cannon Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Cannon Beach, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July: high temperatures in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newport road trip tool.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in July: high temperatures in Newport hover around 63°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife
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Florence

— 3 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. On the 20th (Tue), go for a walk through Strawberry Hill Wayside, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well. On your second day here, experience the excitement of Sandland Adventures, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Florence

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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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.