5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Oregon Coast route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Yachats
— 1 night
Drive
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Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive
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Manzanita
— 2 nights
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Salt Lake City International Airport

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Yachats

— 1 night
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Yachats State Park and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then get outside with Sand Master Park - Sandboarding.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yachats journey builder.

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 moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Yachats reach 63°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Yachats

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Lincoln City

— 1 night
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 19th (Fri), kick back and relax at Gleneden Beach State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, then look for gifts at Christmas Cottage, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Lincoln City Glass Center.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lincoln City online road trip planner.

Drive from Yachats to Lincoln City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manzanita.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Nature · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manzanita

— 2 nights
Manzanita is a coastal city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. On the 20th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then look for gifts at Sesame and Lillies.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Manzanita day trip app.

Getting from Lincoln City to Manzanita by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lincoln City in July, you will find days in Manzanita are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manzanita

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Oregon Coast travel guide

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State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.