Pronounced YAH-hots, this charming town’s name comes from the Chinook Indian word that means dark water at the foot of the mountain. True to its name, Yachats sits at the base of the Coast Range along the Pacific. It’s home to beautiful hotels, artist galleries and gift shops, hiking trails at gorgeous Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and more.
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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area
Some call it the rugged edge of the Oregon coast’ where the sun and surf meet to leave you spellbound and breathless. This week, I escaped to Cape Perpetua Scenic Area where in winter except for surf and wind, the coast slows down …
Where the Birds Are
It was late afternoon when we arrived at Overleaf Lodge in Yachats, just in time to walk along the 804 trail as the sun sank in spectacular glory behind a bank of retreating clouds. We saw hundreds of gulls, of course, and out on the rocks the…
The Oregon Coast Gravel Epic
A few wisps of fog cling to the branches of Douglas fir, Sitka spruce, and red cedar. It’s early morning and the air is still. A doe and her two fawns slowly edge out onto the road, then leap up the bank and disappear through the ferns and salal.…
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Where is Yachats, Oregon
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