Things to Do in Yachats, Oregon

Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Central Coast

Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center

Nestled between lush temperate rainforest and rhythmic Pacific surf, the vibrant village of Yachats opens a window to the environment. It is a magical place for a peaceful retreat, outdoor adventure, inspiration, and romance.

241 Hwy. 101
Yachats, OR

541-547-2345
Email us (info[at]yachats[dot]org)

Central Coast

Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint

Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint encompasses four pull offs from Highway 101.  The northernmost does not have an official name but is located next to Gwynn Creek.  This spot offers access to a small isolated beach and plenty of grass for...

Yachats, OR

541-547-3416

Central Coast

Ya-Hots Video Country Store

BluRay and DVD movies including independent, foreign, and box office hits. Office services and supplies, and locally sourced gift items. Organic foods and spices, heirloom garden seeds and supplies. Local garden starts and produce available seasonally. Open Mon-Sat 11 to...

262 Hwy 101
Yachats, OR

541-547-4117

Central Coast

Planet Yachats

Gems, minerals, fossils, beautiful wonders from around the planet! Open 10 am to 5 pm daily in summer; Fri-Mon in winter.

281 N Hwy 101
Yachats, OR

541-547-4410

Central Coast

Turtle Island Candle Company

Candles, stained glass and leathercrafts made on site, plus romantic treasures, clothing and other fun stuff! Ask about crafts classes. Open 11 to 5 Thursday – Monday.

153 Hwy 101, Unit 2
Yachats, OR

541-547-5101

Central Coast

Drift Inn Lobby Shop

T-shirts, caps, bags, umbrellas, iron tea pots, and more. Open 8 am to 10 pm; 9 pm in winter.

124 Hwy 101
Yachats, OR

541-547-4477

Travel Guides

Take a Guided Tour on the Oregon Coast

In addition to guides providing a wealth of knowledge to enrich your experience, tour operators also provide a safe way to try something new or, if you’re a pro, allow you to leave your gear at home. Hiring a guide also helps ensure that you’re visiting responsibly. “Outfitters and guides tend to take very good care of their natural resources that they’re operating in,” Lacey says.
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How to Visit Oregon’s Coastal Tide Pools

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean but prefer to stay onshore, the Oregon Coast’s tide pools are a must-see. These rocky pools of seawater along the shoreline — accessible at low tide — are teeming with aquatic life: colorful starfish, spiky sea urchins and otherworldly sea anemones.
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Top 9 Hidden Adventures for 2021

Whether you’re the type who makes resolutions or not, the new year is an ideal time to think about goals and plans. To make sure you get your much-needed doses of natural wellness on the Oregon Coast, don’t forget to schedule getaways onto your calendar. While you’ll want to keep responsible travel in mind, these hidden coastal adventures are sure to keep you inspired all year long.
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Coastal Mountain Biking in Oregon

Carson Storch has ridden his mountain bike around the world, but the trails he’s most excited about? Those on the Oregon Coast. “It blew my mind what the terrain has to offer,” he says. The 27-year-old professional freeride mountain biker...
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Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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Travel Guides

Guide to Paddling on the Coast

Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land. Before you set out to navigate...
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