9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast visit planner

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Florence
— 1 night
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Seaside
— 4 nights
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Florence

— 1 night
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. On the 4th (Fri), cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and then enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): Head underground at Sea Lion Caves and then get the adrenaline pumping with Sandland Adventures.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence holiday site.

Salt Lake City to Florence is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Salt Lake City in August, plan for cooler days in Florence, with highs around 68°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Newport

— 3 nights
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Attractions like Oregon Coast Aquarium and Nye Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Yachats coastline in Yachats (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, get outside with Marine Discovery Tours, take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, and see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It or Not!.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Newport online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Seaside.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Seaside

— 4 nights
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, meet the residents at Seaside Aquarium, and explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seaside trip planning app.

You can drive from Newport to Seaside in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Newport in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seaside, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:

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.