4 days in Crescent City & Oregon Coast Itinerary

4 days in Crescent City & Oregon Coast Itinerary

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Crescent City
— 1 night
— 1 night
Cannon Beach
— 1 night


Crescent City — 1 night

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company and then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

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Redding to Crescent City is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. While traveling from Redding, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Crescent City, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yachats.
Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Yachats — 1 night

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, then appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

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Traveling by car from Crescent City to Yachats takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. September in Yachats sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cannon Beach.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
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Cannon Beach — 1 night

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 14th (Wed), stop by Bronze Coast Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, then stroll through Cannon Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

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You can drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cannon Beach are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Oregon Coast travel guide

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.