From Garibaldi, Portland is about 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the east, and Eugene is approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the south.
Don't limit yourself to Garibaldi, because Oregon Coast has numerous natural and man-made attractions waiting to be explored. Approximately 8 miles (13 kilometers) away is Tillamook. Head here to visit the Tillamook County Fairgrounds and Tillamook Air Museum.
Seaside, is another interesting place to head to. It is approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Garibaldi and offers a wide range of attractions, like Seaside Aquarium, Lewis and Clark Salt Works and Seaside Factory Outlet Center. Seaside Carousel Mall, Seaside Museum and Historical Society and Gearhart Golf Links are some more popular places worth visiting for those who have more time on their hands.
For an outdoor cultural activity that will interest the entire family, be sure to check out the region's fascinating lighthouses.
One of the nicest ways to experience the wild landscapes in the area around Garibaldi is to sign up for a quad biking or horse riding tour.
When it's time to say goodbye to Garibaldi, head to the nearest major airport located in Salem, 65 miles (105 kilometers) away.