5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Fly to Portland, Bus to Lincoln City
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Lincoln City
— 1 night
Drive
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Astoria
— 3 nights
Bus to Sunset TC station, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Lincoln City

Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City trip maker.

Salt Lake City to Lincoln City is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Lincoln City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, you will find days in Lincoln City are a bit cooler (60°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Astoria

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Escape the urban bustle at Haystack Rock and Ecola State Park. Visit Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Lewis & Clark Salt Works for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Astoria to Cannon Beach to see Cannon Beach about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Astoria Column and see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum.

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You can drive from Lincoln City to Astoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Astoria, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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.