Seal Rock trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Seal Rock

Trip Planner USA  /  Oregon  /  Seal Rock
Seal Rock is an unincorporated coastal community in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, between Newport and Waldport on U.S. Route 101.The community of Seal Rock is named for the Seal Rocks, a ledge of partially submerged rocks that parallel the shore for about 2.5mi. In Chinook Jargon the area was called Seal Illahe, meaning "seal place" or "seal home", while "Seal Rocks" is what the locality was called in pioneer times, when it was an early resort community. The name "Seal Rock" appears to refer to the one large rock, about 20ft above water, that was formerly where hundreds of seals and sea lions would rest.Seal Rock was the terminus of the Corvallis & Yaquina Bay Wagon Road, which was the first road to reach the Oregon Coast from the Willamette Valley. The town of Seal Rock was platted in 1887 and three blocks of hotels were built, but development lagged and the assets of the road company were transferred to the promoter of the Oregon Pacific Railway, T. Egenton Hogg. Seal Rock post office was established in 1890.Seal Rock State Recreation Site is a day-use site that includes tidepools and a stretch of beach.
Take a peek at our world travel planner: Seal Rock and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Seal Rock

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Seal Rock

Portland Best for: Parks, Shopping, Zoos & Aquariums Cannon Beach Best for: Nature, Beaches, Historic Sites Astoria Best for: Nature, Museums, Historic Sites Newport Best for: Zoos & Aquariums, Wildlife, Nature Crater Lake National Park Best for: Nature, Scenic Drive, Trails

Where to stay in Seal Rock

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Seal Rock

6 days in Florence, Seal Rock & Tillamook BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Florence & Seal Rock BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Tillamook, Seal Rock & Florence BY A USER FROM SERBIA July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Seal Rock & Florence BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Seal Rock, Tillamook & Florence BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Oregon Coast & Seal Rock BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Seal Rock BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Seal Rock & Oregon Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: April, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Seal Rock BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans