5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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5 days in Oregon Coast Itinerary

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

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get out of town with these interesting Astoria side-trips: Turnaround at Seaside (in Seaside) and Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Haystack Rock, & more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and appreciate the history behind Seaside Beach Lewis and Clark Monument.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Astoria route planning website .

Seattle to Astoria is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yachats.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Seaside
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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nights
Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then take in the waterfront at Yachats coastline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): stop by Made in Oregon, then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, then visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yachats trip planner .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Yachats takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Yachats can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yachats

Parks Scenic Drive Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Newport
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Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline

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