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The length of time needed for a trip along the Oregon coast will depend on your personal preferences and the specific activities you want to do.

If you want to take your time and explore the coast at a leisurely pace, you may want to plan for at least a week or more.

This will allow you to visit multiple towns and take part in a variety of activities such as hiking, fishing, and beachcombing.

If you're short on time, it's possible to see some of the main highlights of the coast in a couple of days, although you will not have much time to explore.

You can make a plan that focuses on the most popular destinations, such as Cannon Beach, Lincoln City, Newport, and Florence.

Yes, the Oregon coast has seashells. However, the abundance and variety of shells you will find will depend on the location and time of year.

The Oregon coast is known for its rocky beaches, which may not have as many shells as sandy beaches.

However, you can still find a variety of shells, such as moon snails, tiny periwinkles, and small mussels.

Some of the best places to find shells along the Oregon coast include the tide pools and rocky areas around Yaquina Head, the beach at Ecola State Park, and the beach at Sunset Bay State Park.

Beachcombing is usually best during the lowest tides, and after storms when the waves bring more shells and other debris to the shore.

It's worth noting that Oregon state laws protect many of its natural resources, including shells, and it's illegal to remove certain types of shells, such as those from protected species, from the beach.

Always check the state park rules or local regulation before you take any shells home.

The Oregon Coast is famous for its dramatic coastline. Winding roads follow the contours of cliffs that drop steeply into the Pacific Ocean.

If you love crowds and sun visit during the summer time. Winter can also be a great time to visit you may see dramatic waves and even some light snowfall. Each month offers something new to see at the Coast!

There are so many great things to do on the Oregon Coast! You could spend days exploring tide pools, hiking through coastal forests, or simply relaxing on one of the many beautiful beaches. Don't forget to enjoy some of the fresh seafood while here!

Dress in layers. Whether you are here in the Summer or rainy season you never know what weather you are going to run into.

The average temperature is in the 60s, while in the winter it hovers around 50 degrees. The Oregon Coast is notorious for its foggy days, so come prepared with layered clothing.

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