You Can Escape Seattle & Take A Road Trip To This Charming Coastal Lighthouse
Grab your camera, and your honey because we're taking a romantic road trip from Seattle down to one of the most photographed lighthouses. Heceta Head Lighthouse in Oregon has some of the best ocean views, but it's the historical lighthouse that draws people from all over to snag a photo. It's only a four-hour drive, perfect for a road trip.
Halfway between Yachats and Florence, you'll find this stunning lighthouse that sits on a cliff about 205 feet above the crashing waves below.
If you want to come by for a daytime tour only, parking is $5, and there are tours of the lighthouse available from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the summer and 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the winter.
But if you want to turn this excursion into a romantic getaway or a weekend with friends, you'll have to check out the B&B that emerged after the lighthouse keepers moved out.
The 56-foot structure was built in 1894, along with the lightkeeper and assistant's houses.
The lighthouse keeper and their assistants all lived on this unreal property, which included a house, a duplex, a barn, and two oil houses.
The majority of the buildings on the property were torn down except the duplex, which was renovated and converted into a B&B in the early 1980s.
You can rent a spot in the house to spend a magical weekend. If you decide to stay at the B&B, you can visit this lighthouse for free.
Today, the B&B has six rooms and can host up to 15 guests at one time.
They have a fully equipped kitchen, a parlor with amazing views, and a wraparound porch perfect for gazing out onto the ocean.
Urban legend has it that the property is "haunted" by some strange apparitions.
Be sure to check out this magically haunted spot at night as well, to see how beautiful it is.
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Address: 725 Summer St., Florence, OR
Why You Need To Go: This is one of the most photographed lighthouses in Oregon!
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