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  1. A Guiding Lighthouse

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    Think about all the buildings that have been built. Buildings that can inspire us, that can draw us to them emotionally and physically. Imagine a structure that will create a feeling of being out of harm’s way. A lighthouse can do all that. . . . . . to read full article click here

  2. Trip to the Coast for the Fourth

    Posted by OCVA / July 10, 2009

    I took a solitary trip to the Oregon Coast yesterday for the Fourth and on a whim, I decided to drive a different route than the one I normally use……….to read the full article click here

  3. Beach Camping and Wine and Cheese Tasting on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 10, 2009

    Oregon’s coast offers some of the most spectacular vistas in the West with its long beaches, steep cliffs, and old-growth forests……… read the full article click here

  4. Commission approves coastal coho, fall chinook seasons

    Posted by OCVA / June 8, 2009

    The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved a wild coho salmon season for four coastal rivers this fall based on predictions of a large coho return to the coastal rivers and streams. At the same time, the Commission adopted emergency regulations for the fall chinook salmon that close some rivers and reduce the harvest limits on many others. For the second year in…

  5. New coast trail hiking guide

    Posted by OCVA / May 11, 2009

    A new Oregon Coast Trail Hiking Guide is now online. Posted on the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) — the guide includes 10 new distinct trail maps covering the 382-mile trail. Each map provides turn-by-turn directions, detailed maps for tricky areas and alternative routes. Web visitors can print the sections they need at anytime, from anywhere in the world. OPRD’s announcement of the new…

  6. Google Webpick of the week

    Posted by OCVA / February 10, 2009

    01.30.09 Oregon Coast Visitors Association Travel/Tourism, Consumer Wieden+Kennedy’s “The People’s Coast” campaign, that reinterpreted the Oregon Coast as The People’s Coast, prompted this recent site launch of the Oregon Coast Visitors Association. The dynamic presentation consists of Flash photo galleries, Google mapping and a portal for statewide data sources that highlight places to stay and things to do. It translates extensive information into inspiration, urging…

  7. People are talking about The People’s Coast

    Posted by OCVA / September 3, 2008

    Below are links to articles that have been written and published about The People’s Coast. We hope you enjoy learning even more about what others have experienced about this spectacular 363 miles of coastline. has published an article in its’ September/October issue. You can read it here. Deseret News in Salt Lake City, UT published an article on August 31, 2008. You can read…

  8. Oregon Coast Aquarium Named in U.S. top 10!

    Posted by OCVA / August 14, 2008

    TRIPADVISOR’S CALL OF THE WILD: TOP 10 U.S. AQUARIUMS AND ZOOS Tennessee Animal Attractions Tops Among TripAdvisor Travelers NEWTON, Mass. – August 7, 2008 – TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel community, today announced the top 10 aquariums and zoos in the U.S., according to traveler popularity and TripAdvisor editors. Top 10 U.S. Aquariums 1. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 2. Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga,…

  9. Coos Bay Area Named as Top Place to Live

    Posted by OCVA / August 6, 2008

    The new issue of National Geographic Adventure just came out with their top 50 places to live and play (the Fifty next Great Adventure Towns) and the Coos Bay Area was named as number 2 in the West! “Weekend Retreat” Coos Bay, Oregon With Pacific Swells that rival San Diego’s, Coos Bay has carved a name for itself as the Northwest’s premier surfing hideout, and…

  10. Oregon Coast Visitors Association Gets a Whole New Look

    Posted by OCVA / August 5, 2008

    Oregon Coast Visitors Association Gets a Whole New Look “The People’s Coast” accessible to all through new website and ads Newport, Ore. — The Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) unveils its new brand identity and website today. OCVA engaged Wieden + Kennedy (W+K) to create a new look and tagline, “The People’s Coast,” inviting people to enjoy all 363 miles of the Oregon coast which…