Pronounced YAH-hots, this charming town is named after the Yachats River.

Yachats sits at the base of the Oregon Coast Range along the Pacific. It’s home to beautiful hotels, artist galleries and gift shops and hiking trails at gorgeous Cape Perpetua Scenic Area, the highest point of the Oregon Coast.

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