8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Seattle

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cannon Beach and Manzanita Beach. Head to Wheeler Station Antiques and Cannon Beach Bookstorefor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannon Beach: Astoria (Astoria Column, Columbia River Maritime Museum, & more). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, and see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner .

Seattle to Cannon Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in June: high temperatures in Cannon Beach hover around 66°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Astoria, Manzanita Beach, Wheeler Station Antiques, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

2
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Freed Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, then take in the exciting artwork at Mossy Creek Pottery, and finally view the masterpieces at Alderhouse Glass Blowers. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then stop by Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Lincoln City Outlets.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lincoln City online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Lincoln City, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Wildlife Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Newport, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stop by Face Rock Creamery, then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then identify plant and animal life at West Coast Game Park Safari.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bandon tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Lincoln City to Bandon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Bandon sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
West Coast Game Park Safari ©
West Coast Game Park Safari
Face Rock Creamery ©
Face Rock Creamery

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at Earthworks Gallery, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yachats tour website .

You can drive from Bandon to Yachats in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Yachats sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Earthworks Gallery ©
Earthworks Gallery

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