7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast route planner

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Astoria
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Seaside
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Cannon Beach
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Florence
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Newport
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Yachats
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Depoe Bay
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Astoria

— 1 night

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, then see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and finally snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Astoria trip planner.

Aloha to Astoria is an approximately 2-hour car ride. While traveling from Aloha, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife
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Seaside

— 1 night
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium, make a trip to Turnaround at Seaside, then stroll through Seaside Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seaside trip planner.

Seaside is just a short distance from Astoria. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches · Outdoors
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Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach vacation app.

Cannon Beach is just a stone's throw from Seaside. In August, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Florence

— 1 night
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. On the 14th (Sat), head outdoors with Sandland Adventures, examine the collection at Given Back Bird Houses Working Museum, then Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and finally enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip website.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Florence by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Fun & Games · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Newport

— 1 day
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 15th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Yachats

— 1 night
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 16th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yachats day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Newport to Yachats in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Yachats are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Depoe Bay.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature · Parks
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Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, located on U.S. Route 101 next to the Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Otter Crest Loop, look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Depoe Bay online travel planner.

Drive from Yachats to Depoe Bay in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Depoe Bay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Tours
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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.