Excursion

Scenic Oregon Coast & Tillamook Cheese

The Oregon coast is well known for its scenic beauty, and today you will have a chance to experience it first-hand.

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  • Code
    AST-E
  • Level
    Soft
  • Walking Type
    Little
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
Departing the pier by air-conditioned motor coach, travel to the Pacific Coast Scenic BywayThis pristine coastline is made up of diverse terrain that changes from rugged cliffs to evergreen forests to Sahara-like dunes and boundless sandy beachesAs you travel from Astoria to Tillamook, you will explore over 50 miles of scenic coastline and drive through charming coastal towns along the wayThe Pacific Coast vistas are magnificent as your coach winds its way over Neahkahnie MountainBe sure to have your camera ready as your motor coach makes a photo stop at one of the pull-off overlooks for spectacular views of Manzanita, the Nehalem Bay Area and, on a clear day, Rockaway Beach and the Twin Rocks archesContinue on to the Tillamook Air Museum and have a quick look into aviation historyAfter departing the museum, arrive at the Tillamook Cheese Factory, which began as a farmer-owned cooperative back in 1909Here, you will learn about the entire cheese-making process from start to finishBest of all, you will have a chance to taste their award-winning cheesesRejoin your motor coach and savor more breathtaking views along the coast as you make your way back to AstoriaAlong the way, stop for lunch and shopping at Cannon BeachDepart Cannon Beach and arrive at your Crystal ship