8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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

3
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore and learn at Prehistoric and Alderhouse Glass Blowers. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area and Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Lincoln City side-trips: Yaquina Bay Bridge (in Newport), Cape Lookout State Park (in Tillamook) and Yachats (Earthworks Gallery & Thor's Well). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Otter Crest Loop, view the masterpieces at Mossy Creek Pottery, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Foulweather, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Roads End State Recreation Site.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City trip itinerary site .

Anchorage to Lincoln City is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Anchorage to Lincoln City is 1 hour. When traveling from Anchorage in June, plan for little chillier days in Lincoln City, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Newport, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Cape Lookout State Park
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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Roads End State Recreation Site ©
Roads End State Recreation Site

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Visit The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and Tillamook Rock Light for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Rockaway Beach Wayside and Astoria Oregon Riverwalk. Go for a jaunt from Cannon Beach to Astoria to see Astoria Column about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Haystack Rock, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cannon Beach attractions planner.

Drive from Lincoln City to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lincoln City in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Manzanita, Astoria, Seaside Inverted Experience, Rockaway Beach Wayside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside

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