9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Bandon
— 1 night
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Newport
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Bandon — 1 night

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Blanco Lighthouse and then contemplate the long history of Hughes Historic House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, then admire the majestic nature at Bullards Beach State Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Coquille River Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Circles in the Sand.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bandon route builder tool.

Cincinnati to Bandon is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Bandon is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Cincinnati in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bandon: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Golf
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Florence — 3 nights

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Umpqua River Lighthouse, Museum,and Gift shop and Heceta Head Lighthouse. Escape the urban bustle at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park and Heceta Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport) and Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest (in Yachats). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hobbit Trail, take in the views from Siuslaw River Bridge, admire the majestic nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site, and explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence route website.

You can drive from Bandon to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.
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Newport — 1 night

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 3rd (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Beverly Beach State Park, cruise along Otter Crest Loop, then take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, and finally immerse yourself in nature at South Beach State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Newport trip tool.

You can drive from Florence to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 3 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 4th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, then take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, trek along Cedar Wetlands Preserve, then kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach travel route planner.

You can drive from Newport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Thu).
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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.
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