7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Seaside
— 1 night
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Newport
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Seaside

— 1 night
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Cannon Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, then appreciate the history behind Chief Comcomly Memorial, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seaside online visit planner.

Salt Lake City to Seaside is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: highs in Seaside hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

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 15th (Thu): meet the residents at Oregon Coast Aquarium, then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Newport journey maker app.

Getting from Seaside to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, Newport is little chillier than Seaside - with highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. On the 16th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well. On the next day, Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge, and then experience the excitement of Sandland Adventures.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planning tool.

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park visit planner.

Getting from Florence to Redwood National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. July in Redwood National Park sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F at night. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

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.