7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

7 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
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Seaside
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Seaside

— 2 nights
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, and explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seaside tour itinerary planner.

Seattle to Seaside is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Seaside to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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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 (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, and then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Marine Discovery Tours, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Seaside to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seaside in August, you will find days in Newport are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. On the 12th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse and then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves and then head outdoors with Sandland Adventures.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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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.