9 days in Oregon Coast & Salt Lake City Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
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Lincoln City
— 2 nights
3
Yachats
— 1 night
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights

3
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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Haystack Rock and Astoria Column. Get some cultural insight at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, browse for treasures at Wheeler Station Antiques, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and look for gifts at Seaside Candyman.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach online tour itinerary builder.

New York City to Cannon Beach is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Cannon Beach hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Wheeler Station Antiques, Seaside Candyman
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Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

2
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 7th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then get a taste of the local shopping with Mossy Creek Pottery, and finally view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Alderhouse Glass Blowers.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lincoln City trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, you will find days in Lincoln City are a bit cooler (64°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yachats.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Newport, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 9th (Fri), shop like a local with Earthworks Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Wave Gallery, then take a memorable drive along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Yachats planning tool.

Getting from Lincoln City to Yachats by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Yachats, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yachats

Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Heceta Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Earthworks Gallery ©
Earthworks Gallery

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip website.

Traveling by flight from Yachats to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yachats to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for much warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 92°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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