13 days in Oregon Coast, Seattle & Richland Itinerary

13 days in Oregon Coast, Seattle & Richland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yachats
— 1 night
2
Lincoln City
— 3 nights
3
Astoria
— 2 nights
4
Seattle
— 5 nights
5
Richland
— 1 night

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yachats travel itinerary 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. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in June: highs in Yachats hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Heceta Head Lighthouse, Nye Beach
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Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach

3
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Popular historic sites such as Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Cape Meares Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Lincoln City Glass Center and The Sparks Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln City: Newport (Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Prehistoric, pause for some photo ops at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln City road trip app.

Getting from Yachats to Lincoln City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Astoria.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newport, Depoe Bay, Cape Meares Lighthouse
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Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 6th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, then see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Keep things going the next day: pick up some new knowledge with Columbia River Maritime Museum, stop by Seaside Candyman, then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Cannon Beach Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Astoria route planning tool.

Getting from Lincoln City to Astoria by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Lewis & Clark Salt Works ©
Lewis & Clark Salt Works

5
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Let the collections at Hands On Children's Museum and Port Gamble Museum capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bruce Lee Grave Site and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Bainbridge Island (Bainbridge Arts & Crafts & Bloedel Reserve), Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie) and LeMay - America's Car Museum (in Tacoma). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, stroll around Waverly Beach Park, and admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Astoria to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Richland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bainbridge Island, Port Gamble Museum, Waverly Beach Park, Snoqualmie Falls, LeMay - America's Car Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Port Gamble Museum ©
Port Gamble Museum

1
night
Richland

Richland ©
Richland is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the State of Washington, at the confluence of the Yakima and the Columbia Rivers. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Franklin County Historical Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The REACH Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Richland planning app.

Drive from Seattle to Richland in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Richland, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Richland

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Franklin County Historical Museum
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The REACH Museum ©
The REACH Museum
Franklin County Historical Museum ©
Franklin County Historical Museum

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