10 days in Oregon Coast & Poulsbo Itinerary

10 days in Oregon Coast & Poulsbo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Fly to Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, Drive to Coos Bay
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Coos Bay
— 1 day
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lincoln City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Poulsbo
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Sacramento International Airport

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Coos Bay

— 1 day
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 4th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park and then stop by Face Rock Creamery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Coos Bay road trip app.

Sacramento to Coos Bay is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Sacramento in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Coos Bay: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Florence

— 2 nights
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Darlingtonia State Natural Site, then trek along Hobbit Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and finally appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park. Keep things going the next day: catch some excitement at Sandland Adventures, then admire the majestic nature at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, and then snap pictures at Siuslaw River Bridge.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Florence trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Florence in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Lincoln City

— 3 nights
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Prehistoric and Lincoln City Glass Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln City: Newport (Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area & Yaquina Bay Bridge). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, stroll around Whale Park, look for gifts at Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, and pause for some photo ops at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln City trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Florence to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Lincoln City to Cannon Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Poulsbo.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Poulsbo

— 2 nights
Poulsbo is a city on Liberty Bay in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Undersea Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bainbridge Distillers, then get to know the fascinating history of Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, and finally view the masterpieces at Bainbridge Arts & Crafts. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Poulsbo Marine Science Center, then see the interesting displays at Bremerton Bug Museum, and then examine the collection at Veterans Living History Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Poulsbo trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Poulsbo by car takes about 4 hours. In November, Poulsbo is a bit cooler than Cannon Beach - with highs of 50°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poulsbo

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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.