18 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

18 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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18 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Williams Lake
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Astoria
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Lincoln City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Yachats
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Coos Bay
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Williams Lake

5
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Lewis & Clark Salt Works. You'll explore and learn at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Seaside Museum & Historical Society. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Hug Point State Park, & more). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, enjoy the sea views from Lightship Columbia, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and admire the striking features of Museum of Whimsy.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria trip builder .

Williams Lake, Canada to Astoria is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Astoria when traveling from Williams Lake in June, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

4
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Get outdoors at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area. Appreciate the collections at Lincoln City Glass Center and Mossy Creek Pottery. Venture out of the city with trips to Tillamook (Tillamook Air Museum, Cape Meares Lighthouse, & more) and Newport (Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon Coast Aquarium, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric, don't miss a visit to Boiler Bay State Wayside, view the masterpieces at Freed Gallery, and shop like a local with Alderhouse Glass Blowers.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lincoln City tour website .

You can drive from Astoria to Lincoln City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lincoln City, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Newport, Tillamook, Depoe Bay
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Tillamook Air Museum ©
Tillamook Air Museum
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

3
nights
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore Little Log Church and Wave Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest and Thor's Well. Change things up with these side-trips from Yachats: Florence (Sand Master Park & Sandland Adventures). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at Smelt Sands State Park, view the masterpieces at Earthworks Gallery, and explore the striking landscape at Devil's Churn.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yachats trip builder website .

Getting from Lincoln City to Yachats by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Yachats are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Florence
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

4
nights
Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Step out of the city life by going to Shore Acres State Park and Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape Blanco Lighthouse and Coquille River Lighthouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coos Bay: Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum (in Port Orford), Bandon (Second Street Gallery & Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop) and Umpqua River Lighthouse (in Winchester Bay). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park and stroll the grounds of Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Coos Bay trip builder app .

Getting from Yachats to Coos Bay by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Coos Bay are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bandon, Port Orford, Umpqua River Lighthouse
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Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Cape Arago State Park ©
Cape Arago State Park

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