Oregon Coast Tour
Our default route (#1) is Oregon's N. Coast in a Nutshell. There are 3 alternate routes (#2-#4 below).
For tour #1 or any loop tour: On weekends during the Summer, we book a minimum of 9 hours because of traffic.
List of (tours) Options: (1-4):
Tour #1: "Oregon's N. Coast in a " (#1 + #2 and/or #3 combined--as time permits; 8-12 HOURS with 10+ HOURS recommended) - Select stops in ASTORIA, SEASIDE/CANNON BEACH & TILLAMOOK - Our 1st stop approaching Astoria will be searching for Bald Eagles in the marsh at Cathlamet Bay & the Twilight Eagle Sanctuary - 100 acres of wetlands and forest lands and the approximate site of Lewis and Clark's campsite of November 26, 1805. Then we'll experience spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Columbia River, Astoria & the 'Graveyard of the Pacific' at the Astor Column and enjoy lunch at the best fish n chips or chowder on the coast in Astoria...Then bumper cars , taffy &/or beaches in cheesy Seaside & shopping, luxe life, a 'terrible' lighthouse and a volcanic sea-stackin Cannon Beach. Then 500 year old beeswax & buried treasure and a rugged coastline--a secret old-growth forest* & ocean views on Neahkahnie Mtn... Then onto Tillamook and Oregon's largest Spruce and the scenic 3 capes route. View one of the most spectacular views in the world with a lighthouse , as well as sea salt, oysters, salmon, sea life and a sub-marine volcano , Madre mía!
We'll see many, most or all of these sights, as time permits.
The 8-hour out & back or 10-12 hour loop tour (recommended) options are to destinations #2, #3 or #4.
Tour #2: Second option is SEASIDE/CANNON BEACH - Have breakfast with lumberjack's; then a 'few' hours of bumper cars , taffy, beaches , luxe life, a 'terrible' lighthouse , whales, 500 year old beeswax & buried treasure on Neahkahnie Mtn. , a volcanic sea-stackand rugged coastline, a secret old-growth forest* & ocean views.
(Seaside/Cannon Beach to Tillamook Loop MAP) - 10-12 HOUR LOOP TOUR MAP--If your tour is an 8 hour out & back, delete all or most of Tillamook. The loop tour (recommended at least 10 hours) will include elements of tours #1 & 2.
*The secret smuggler's cove - Add this easy 1 mile RT hike - "If we had to pick a spot that embodies almost everything that defines the Oregon Coast; the old-growth cedar, hemlock, Douglas fir & Sitka spruce forest culminating with the the picturesque, crescent shaped smuggler's cove with never-found Spanish Galleon buried treasures; is it--which almost no one knows about--a secret location*. This forest & cove is as fine a temple as nature can create... This is one of our most treasured places at the coast."
*Note: Your signature on a confidentiality (non-disclosure) agreement stating that you will not divulge the location of this secret location is required.
Tour #3: Third option is TILLAMOOK - A 'Few' hours of the quiet side of the Oregon Coast, view a forest fire and have refreshments , then hike through old-growth forest to Oregon's largest Spruce . Then the scenic 3 capes route while viewing one of the most spectacular views in the world with a lighthouse , as well as sea salt, oysters, salmon, sea life and a sub-marine volcano , Madre mía!
Optional 10-12 hour Tillamook/Pacific City/Lincoln City LOOP tour (MAP)*
Tour #4: Fourth option is ASTORIA - A 'few' hours of food , cannery docks, beer , historic forts , shipwrecks , the oldest lighthouse in the Pacific NW still active to this day & a spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Columbia River and Astoria at the Astor Column .
(10 hour Astoria/Seaside/Cannon Beach LOOP tour MAP) - The loop tour (recommended at least 10 hours) will include elements of tour #1 & 2.
Additional (tours) Options: (12-14 hours or multi-day)
Tour #5. Getaway #5: Central Coast Loop tour (Portland to Lincoln City to Newport to Portland or Multi-Day.
Tour #6. special requests welcome
Click HERE for Coast tour details/options.
* The # of stops/options is not guaranteed with any length tour and is influenced by your group size, groups pace and other factors. We get to as many as possible within your tour's hourly length or adjust the tours length to accommodate your requests..