11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

11 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Astoria
— 3 nights
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Lincoln City
— 3 nights
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Bandon
— 2 nights
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Yachats
— 2 nights

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Astoria

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Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Explore hidden gems such as Astoria Oregon Riverwalk and Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. Get some cultural insight at Tillamook Rock Light and Seaside Inverted Experience. Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach, Ecola State Park, &more), Seaside (Seaside Beach & Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area) and Ilwaco (Cape Disappointment State Park & Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia, contemplate the long history of Clark's Dismal Nitch, look for gifts at Beach Books, and pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Astoria trip itinerary planning tool.

Gresham to Astoria is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive. While traveling from Gresham, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Astoria, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Cannon Beach
4.8
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Must see
Haystack Rock
4.8

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Beverly Beach State Park and Roads End State Recreation Site. Relax by the water at Taft Bay and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Take a break from Lincoln City with a short trip to Bob Straub State Park in Pacific City, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, hike along Gleneden Beach State Park, head off the coast to Proposal Rock, and view the masterpieces at Alderhouse Glass Blowers.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Astoria to Lincoln City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Astoria in September: highs in Lincoln City hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Port Orford Heads State Park, then steep yourself in history at Hughes Historic House, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Blanco State Park. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Whiskey Run Beach, admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, then kick back and relax at Bandon State Park, then view the masterpieces at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bandon trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Bandon in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Bandon can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Must see
Bandon State Park
4.8
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Must see
Coquille Point
5.0

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Yachats

Yachats
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 11th (Fri), cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Smelt Sands State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center, and finally admire the majestic nature at Seal Rock State Wayside. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Oregon Coast Hwy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Heceta Beach, then trek along Hobbit Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and finally admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yachats trip planner.

Drive from Bandon to Yachats in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Yachats are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Oregon Coast Hwy
4.7
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Heceta Beach
4.7

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