9 days in Oregon Coast & Salt Lake City Itinerary

9 days in Oregon Coast & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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9 days in Oregon Coast & Salt Lake City Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Lincoln City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Head to Wheeler Station Antiques and Seaside Candymanfor plenty of shopping. Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Columbia River Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Cannon Beach with a short trip to Astoria Column in Astoria, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach trip planner .

New York City to Cannon Beach is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Cannon Beach, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Cannon Beach hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can 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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, then view the masterpieces at Mossy Creek Pottery, and finally view the masterpieces at Lincoln City Glass Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): admire the majestic nature 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 reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lincoln City trip builder website .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in August: highs in Lincoln City hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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
Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Earthworks Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Wave Gallery, then cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yachats trip site .

Drive from Lincoln City to Yachats in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Yachats, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yachats

Scenic Drive Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Heceta Head Lighthouse
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Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yachats to Salt Lake City takes 5.5 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 warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 67°F at night. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
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Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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