5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Yachats
— 1 night
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Astoria
— 3 nights

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Yachats

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Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline, then appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yachats vacation planner.

Salt Lake City to Yachats is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Yachats is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in September: high temperatures in Yachats hover around 64°F and lows are around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Florence
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Devil's Churn ©
Devil's Churn

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, don't miss a visit to Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument, and contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Astoria journey planning tool.

You can drive from Yachats to Astoria in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September in Astoria, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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