8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Portland, Bus to Newport
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Newport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seaside
— 4 nights
Fly

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Newport

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Florence (Sea Lion Caves & Heceta Head Lighthouse) and Yachats (Yachats coastline & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Newport trip tool.

Orlando to Newport is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Orlando to Newport, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Orlando in March, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Newport: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Seaside

Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seaside Aquarium, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, and immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seaside trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Newport to Seaside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.