10 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Seaside — 3 nights

Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Seaside is known for zoos & aquariums, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Astoria Column.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seaside online road trip planner.

Kansas City to Seaside is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of tram, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Seaside is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Newport.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then shop like a local with Lincoln City Glass Center, and finally stroll around Whale Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): engage your brain at Hatfield Marine Science Center, take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and finally take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Newport journey app.

Traveling by car from Seaside to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Newport are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.
Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Florence — 4 nights

Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (in Reedsport), Bandon (Bandon South Jetty County Park, Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, &more) and Yachats (Devil's Churn & Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and take a memorable drive along Oregon Route 38.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel route builder.

Drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 44°F. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Oregon Coast travel guide

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.