5 days in Astoria, Cannon Beach & Seaside Itinerary

5 days in Astoria, Cannon Beach & Seaside Itinerary

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Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Seaside
— 1 night
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Astoria

— 2 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the activities along Clatsop Spit, stop by Astoria Sunday Market, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museum, then do a tasting at Shallon Winery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Young River Falls. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Battery Russell, shop like a local with Don Nisbett Art Gallery, then visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia, and finally hike along Cathedral Tree Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Astoria road trip planner.

Spokane to Astoria is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Spokane in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Astoria: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 48°F at night. You will leave for Cannon Beach on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Icefire Glassworks, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Astoria to Cannon Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Seaside.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Seaside

— 1 night
Seaside is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Seaside Civic & Convention Center, look for gifts at The Buzz on Broadway, don't miss a visit to Turnaround at Seaside, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seaside Aquarium, then kick back and relax at Seaside Beach, and finally examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seaside trip planner.

Seaside is just a short distance from Cannon Beach. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Seaside

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping