4 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

4 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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4 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Yachats
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Seattle

1
night
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. On the next day, stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, then Head underground at Sea Lion Caves, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yachats road trip planning site.

Seattle to Yachats is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Yachats are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, and finally steep yourself in history at Lewis & Clark Salt Works. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, then snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, and finally stroll through Astoria Column.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Astoria trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Astoria takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Lewis & Clark Salt Works
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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