The Oregon Coast has a number of beautiful vacation areas. There are rivers, lakes, trails, sand dunes, and amazing state parks to visit. The coastal terrain is a beautiful combination of sandy beaches and towering rock cliffs.
Oregon's Coast is the perfect spot for an executive retreat, a weekend with the family, or a romantic vacation with your loved one. Several cities can meet your needs. Seaside and Cannon Beach are among the most popular of the Oregon Coast. They are also the closest cities to Portland and offer very nice vacation rental, resort and motel accommodations. Just a short drive south of Cannon Beach you will find the Manzanita Area - the three towns of Manzanita, Nehalem and Wheeler offer a community with a small feel, relaxed setting and terrfic beach along with fishing and kayaking on the Nehalem River and Bay. As you continue south you will find one of the larger and more entertaining cities, Lincoln City. This city has numerous hotel and restaurant options and is another one of Oregon's favorite destinations. Further to the south are Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence. These are four popular destinations n the Central Oregon Coast. People traveling this region love to visit the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Heceta Head and the Sea Lion Caves. Coos Bay, Bandon, Port Orford, Gold Beach and Brookings finish up the Southern Oregon Coast. When visiting Brookings, you are just miles from the California border and the Redwood Forests.