Destination guide

Seaside paradise vacation home rentals in Coastal Oregon

Whether you want to watch for whales and seals, comb for agates, catch a razor clam, or leave footprints in the sand, Coastal Oregon has endless opportunities for beachside recreation. No matter the season, Coastal Oregon vacation rentals offer rejuvenation and relaxation in a beautiful natural environment.

History

Historic lighthouses in Coastal Oregon

The historic lighthouses in Coastal Oregon are as much a part of its history as the land itself, with many of the buildings dating back to the 1800s. Several of these iconic structures can be seen from a distance, but a visit gives you an opportunity to learn more about them and take in sweeping views of the sea. Vacation homes give you easy access to such gems as the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, known as “Terrible Tilly,” which was once used as a storage place for cremains, and Cape Meares Lighthouse, a structure with its original lens that dates back to 1890. The Yaquina Head Lighthouse, which is still in use guiding ships through rough waters and has rumors of being haunted, and the Heceta Head Lighthouse, an automated beacon that’s the strongest light on the coast, are also must-see icons.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Oregon Coast

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Oregon Coast a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crestview Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Ocean Dunes Golf Links (19.2 mi / 31 km)
  • Sandpines Golf Course (19.5 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Sandland Adventures (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
  • Oregon Coast Aquarium (25 mi / 40.2 km)
  • Hatfield Marine Science Center (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure in Coastal Oregon

Coastal Oregon is well known for its outdoor adventure activities, ensuring that every moment of your trip is filled with excitement. The lush scenery is the perfect backdrop for bicycling, bird-watching, climbing, and hiking, and the water offers limitless interest for boating, kayaking, and fishing. You could also get in a few rounds of golf at one of the premier courses, go out on a hunt, hit the slopes, or try out windsurfing and kiteboarding. Whatever your inclination, you’re sure to find a selection of vacation homes that put you in the center of the action.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Oregon Coast

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Oregon Coast has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Oregon Coast is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Siuslaw National Forest (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Cape Perpetua (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Devils Churn (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Yachats Common Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Yachats State Recreation Area (8 mi / 12.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Oregon Coast

The nearest airport is in Corvallis, OR (CVO-Corvallis Municipal), located 37.4 mi (60.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Eugene, OR (EUG-Mahlon Sweet Field), which is 38.5 mi (61.9 km) away.

Getting around

Transportation in Coastal Oregon

Coastal Oregon is a vast region with a lot of activities and interest, but there are plenty of transportation options to get you anywhere you want to go. Vacation homes can be found near some of the most exciting destinations in the region, giving you the option to bike or walk to the sights and attractions. If you’re looking to go a little farther, buses, shuttles, taxis, and rental cars can get you anywhere you wish to go, and Oregon’s airports offer flights in and out of the region.

Food and drink

Best cuisine in Coastal Oregon

Coastal Oregon is known for handcrafted beers, fine wine, local produce, and fresh-caught seafood, but there’s so much more culinary interest to this region. Artisan eateries can be found nearly everywhere, as well as breweries, cider shops, farmer’s markets, and wineries, giving you endless opportunities to experience new and interesting food and drink. Coastal Oregon also has culinary experiences, giving you a unique outing revolving around food or drink characteristic of the area. Regardless of your craving, this abundance of choice ensures you’ll have the ideal dining option near your summer rental.

Essential info

Key facts for stays in Coastal Oregon vacation home rentals

The weather in Coastal Oregon is mild year-round, making it ideal for every season. The summer is popular for tourists, so there may be more crowds at beaches and natural areas. Gray whales begin migration north in the spring and south in the winter, so those are the best times for whale watching. Winter is ideal for watching spectacular storms off the coast, as well as for fewer crowds at popular attractions. The area is generally safe and has full emergency services, making it a good choice for solo and family travel.

Where to stay around Coastal Oregon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,433 vacation rentals near Coastal Oregon. From 2,892 Houses to 306 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Coastal Oregon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Coastal Oregon?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Coastal Oregon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • California: 53,032 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln City: 1,253 vacation rentals
  • Seaside: 749 vacation rentals
  • Cannon Beach: 906 vacation rentals
  • Washington: 9,764 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Coastal Oregon! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Coastal Oregon?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Coastal Oregon:

  • Lincoln City: 1,253 rentals
  • Seaside: 749 rentals
  • Cannon Beach: 906 rentals
  • Newport: 847 rentals
  • Rockaway Beach: 848 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Coastal Oregon?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Coastal Oregon are:

  • Pacific City, OR (PFC): 1,260 vacation rentals
  • Brookings, OR (BOK): 143 vacation rentals
  • Gold Beach, OR (GOL-Gold Beach Municipal): 83 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Coastal Oregon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Coastal Oregon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cannon Beach: 1,379 rentals
  • Haystack Rock: 1,533 rentals
  • Rockaway Beach: 908 rentals
  • Bandon Beach: 124 rentals
  • Long Beach: 200 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coastal Oregon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Coastal Oregon

Lincoln City
1,253 vacation rentals
Seaside
749 vacation rentals
Cannon Beach
906 vacation rentals
Newport
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Rockaway Beach
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Long Beach
174 vacation rentals
Pacific City
355 vacation rentals
Yachats
448 vacation rentals
Brookings
150 vacation rentals
Florence
268 vacation rentals
Bandon
130 vacation rentals
Astoria
56 vacation rentals
Eugene
185 vacation rentals
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180 vacation rentals
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674 vacation rentals
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