13 days in Oregon Coast & Eugene Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Coast & Eugene Itinerary

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13 days in Oregon Coast & Eugene Itinerary

Start: Chicago
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 45​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Lincoln City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Eugene
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Chicago

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Get outdoors at Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area and Rockaway Beach Wayside. You'll get in some beach time at Manzanita Beach and Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Oregon Riverwalk & Maritime Memorial). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Nehalem Bay State Park, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, and kick back and relax at Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site.

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Chicago to Cannon Beach is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Cannon Beach. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chicago in July; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 69°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside, Nehalem Bay State Park, Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Nehalem Bay State Park ©
Nehalem Bay State Park
Manzanita Beach ©
Manzanita Beach
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside

5
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Taft Bay and Roads End State Recreation Site. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yachats State Park and Willamette Valley Vineyards. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln City: Smelt Sands State Park (in Yachats) and Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge (in Dallas). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, admire the majestic nature at Beverly Beach State Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

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Getting from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, you will find days in Lincoln City are a bit cooler (64°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Eugene.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Yachats, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Cape Foulweather, Beverly Beach State Park
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Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather
Roads End State Recreation Site ©
Roads End State Recreation Site
Beverly Beach State Park ©
Beverly Beach State Park

3
nights
Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Get in touch with nature at William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge and Delta Ponds City Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Silvan Ridge Winery and Ridgeline Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Corvallis (Jackson-Frazier Wetlands, Osborn Aquatic Center, & more). There's still lots to do: hike along Dorris Ranch, do a tasting at Sarver Winery, get lost in a book at Eugene Public Library, and sample the tasty concoctions at Oakshire Brewing.

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You can drive from Lincoln City to Eugene in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln City in August, you will find days in Eugene are much hotter (86°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Corvallis, Dorris Ranch
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Dorris Ranch ©
Dorris Ranch
Silvan Ridge Winery ©
Silvan Ridge Winery

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