7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Astoria Column. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach sightseeing site.

Portland to Cannon Beach is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Newport

— 2 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
On the 10th (Sun), stroll through Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Newport in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

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Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, see the interesting displays at End of the Trail Museum, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Trees of Mystery.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Redwood National Park online trip maker.

Getting from Newport to Redwood National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In October in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · 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.