• Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
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Explore the stunning beaches and beautiful towns along Oregon’s northern coast on this full-day trip from Portland. Visit the charming towns of Manzanita and Cannon Beach — home of the famous Haystack Rock — browse antique shops and art galleries, and stop several beaches to maximize your time at the Oregon Coast!

Highlights

  • Travel along Oregon’s beautiful coast and visit the charming coastal towns of Manzanita and Cannon Beach.
  • Admire views of dramatic cliffs, beaches, lighthouses, and forests on a relaxing drive.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views from Neahkahnie Point. You can see 30 miles south from here!
  • Enjoy free time to explore quaint shops and art galleries at your
  • Round-trip hotel transport from Portland included.

What You Can Expect

Oregon Coast Day Trip: Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock

Beautiful view from Ecola State Park

Your 9-hour tour of Oregon’s northern coast starts with early-morning hotel pickup in downtown Portland. Be sure to grab your coffee and breakfast for the 2-hour ride to Neahkahnie Point, an amazing spot to look for whales and where you can see 30 miles of Oregon's coastline! Disembark in Manzanita where you can spend time on the beach or explore the quaint boutiques in their downtown.

Next, head to Short Sand Beach where you will walk for 1/4 mile through an old growth forest before arriving at a beautifully secluded sandy beach. Then head into Cannon Beach for some antiquing and lunch (own expense) before continuing to Haystack Rock. Walk out to Haystack’s base (if the tide is out), explore tide pools and glimpse scurrying sea creatures. Then enjoy some free time to walk along the beach, warm up with locally-roasted coffee, and peruse the town’s eclectic shops and art galleries. Your return trip stops at Camp 18, a historical logging museum that provides a window into Oregon’s timber industry. You’ll arrive back at your Portland hotel in the evening.

Customer Reviews

Deb Maria L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Our tour guide was phenomenal. She provide us with numerous data - about trees, rock formations, area geography, history, and many other information. The weather was extremely foggy so limited what coast line was visible. So added a cheese factory and a wine tour to compensate for the weather. What an extremely delightful day.

Earl O USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

The guide was very knowledgeable and flexible. When rain and fog closed off one of our viewing stops she asked what we might want to do. Then she took us to a cheese factory and a winery. We got to see the coast and when the weather turned we were able to see other sites which were great.

Andres T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Fantastic scenery and tour guide. He was AMAZING! Really professional, friendly, educated, flexible and kind. Congratulations for such a great addition to the team. We LOVED the tour, Oregon Coast is so pretty and breathtaking.

DORON B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

An amazing experience with beautiful lanscapes. Even though it was raining, the sights were amazing. Our guide Ed was very friendly and knowledgable and made sure everyone are comfortable. We saw stopped at some view points, walked through the forest in a wonderful and easy to walk trail, spend a lot of time at the beach, and visited some small towns. I highly recommend!

Kpreacher1

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This is the way to see Astoria and Cannon Beach. The tour was everything we hoped for. The guide was excellent and the time we spent in each place was perfect. My wife and I often comment that we were delighted we booked this tour.

Edward D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was a wonderful tour despite the fog on the coast that day. The drive to and from was beautifully scenic with the array of fall colors. Also exciting was the view of both Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens we saw at a lookout. The view of the beach from Ecola Park was mystical with the fog and the rocks of Cannon Beach. Cannon Beach was a treat to walk through and a close up of the fog shrouded Haystack Rock was spectacular and unforgettable! We also got to see the sea otters on the pier in Astoria. In all it was a great trip with great people in the van but particularly outstanding was our guide, Eddie. A more pleasant and knowledgeable guide would be hard to find. He helped make this a very memorable day. I would recommend this for everyone.

Bisola K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour was amazing!

Alexis R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour was amazing. Definitely a must for anyone who has never been to Oregon before. My tour guide, Gunnar, was amazing. He was so knowledgable and definitely tried to give our group a great experience. I do wish I spent more time in the actual town of Cannon Beach because it was so adorable, but I was happy that I got to spend a lot of time in Ecola Park and on the actual sand of Cannon Beach. I highly recommend this tour.

Susan K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

The trip was excellent and very enjoyable. It does take more time to travel to the coast and back from Portland than advised.

knightsba

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was a beautiful trip! The scenery is incredible. Loved Cannon Beach! The Maritime Museum in Astoria was very well done. Our guide, Eddie, was extremely knowledgeable and very kind and helpful to all on this trip.

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