Top 10 Sights on Oregon Coast

coastaloregon_samuelhboardman_strekoza2dreamstime1. Astoria

A historical place with many museums and spectacular historical landmarks, one should visit Astoria Column and its interesting Garden of Surging Waves.

2. Cannon Beach

This is the most popular beach on Oregon’s coast where the movie Goonies was filmed. It is a top spot for hiking, surfing, watching whales and capturing stunning views.

3. Ecola State Park

It is a breathtaking beach and a park where one may spot gray whales and bald eagles. It is located between Cannon Beach and Seaside and is long around 9 miles.

4. Camp 18

This is a charming little restaurant and a museum in the log-cabin style of a rustic and cozy feeling and a great place for dinning.

5. Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

You will find around 40 miles of enormous dunes and the largest dune region in this area as well as in North America. It is a hilly beach surrounded by the ocean and many lakes, ideal for hiking, riding and camping.

6. Tillamook Cheese Factory

This is a cheese factory near Cannon Beach that draws millions of visitors every year. It is a great place to try tasty fudge and creamery cafe.

7. Yaquina Head Lighthouse

It is the tallest lighthouse in Oregon from 1873, which is 93 feet tall and is located in Newport. A great spot to see seabirds and harbor seals and gray whales during the warmer seasons.

8. Coos Bay

It is the largest city on the coast of Oregon and is located right between San Francisco and Seattle. A great place to visit art museums and summer music festivals.

9. Bandon

A small town at the Coquille River for every seafood, lovely little stores and huge dotted rock lover.

10. Battle Rock Beach

The best place to catch a wave for surfers and a place where the historic battle between Indians and settlers took place. A Battle Rock Park is a must when visiting Battle Rock Beach.