8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h 15​min
1
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Seaside
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  12​h
End: Norfolk

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves, and then try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning app .

Norfolk to Florence is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Norfolk to Florence due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Norfolk in July, plan for colder days in Florence, with highs around 67°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest
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Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
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 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, then admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and finally take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yachats coastline, Lincoln City Glass Center
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

3
nights
Seaside

Seaside ©
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, museums, beaches, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, admire all the interesting features of Astoria Column, and contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seaside trip app .

You can drive from Newport to Seaside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Newport in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seaside: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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