Stories

  1. The Oregon Coast in a Day

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 9, 2014

    “While you could certainly devote far more time to exploring the Oregon Coast – if you only have one day, take it!” That’s the advice of blogger Adina Marguerite Pease, who recently journeyed the entire 363 mile coastline – from the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria to the Samuel Boardman State Scenic Corridor in Brookings – in just 24 hours. Check out her ambitious one-day…

  2. Destination: Lincoln City

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 25, 2014

    This central coast community bills itself as “a great place to try new things,” and it’s an apt invitation for sure. Enjoy the arts, take a step back in time or venture into the outdoors to soak up nature, whether it’s the beach, the bay or the backwoods. When it’s time to refuel, you’ll find no shortage of fine restaurants. Start your day with crab…

  3. Tillamook Tasters’ Tour

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 25, 2014

    In a community known for its dairy farms and a setting that includes oceanfront, rivers and bays, it’s no surprise that Tillamook County offers a rich and varied menu of palate pleasers. Touted as one of the best oyster shucking operations on the Pacific Coast (as well as the most visitor-friendly) rumor has it that the Pacific Oyster Company also offers some of the Coast’s…

  4. Wonder to Wonder: Road tripping from the Southern Oregon Coast to Crater Lake

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 25, 2014

    The Oregon Coast, Crater Lake, Wallowa Mountains, Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, Smith Rock and the Painted Hills. These magnificent points of natural beauty make up the 7 Wonders of Oregon. Few road trips can boast the scenery of a drive in Oregon, and this epic route takes in not one, but two of Oregon’s 7 Wonders. It begins with the first, the Oregon Coast,…

  5. Celebrate Bounty on the Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / July 25, 2014

    In Oregon, fall is our season for celebrating all the bounty of Oregon. From the farms and fisheries to field and fromageries, Oregon’s culinary artisans turn out some of the best tastes in the world. Here’s how we celebrate bounty on the Oregon Coast. Out on the Coast you’re just a shovel or trap away from mouth-watering shellfish. Get your start with free and low-cost…

  6. Destination: Astoria, Where Goonies Never Die

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 20, 2014

    Rumor has it that there’s a “Goonies” sequel in the works. No firm production or release dates have been announced, but the mere suggestion of a sequel has generated a lot of buzz among die-hard fans of this 1980s cult classic. Sequel or no, head to Astoria and some of the spots featured in the beloved original; you’ll soon find that in Astoria, Goonies never…

  7. A Reel Good Time: Family Fishing on the Central Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 20, 2014

    Coastal fishing is a relaxing way to enjoy the cool offshore breezes, and even escape a bit of the fog or wind that sometimes envelope the coastline. It’s also a great way to spend a relaxing day outdoors with the family. Don’t know a rod from a reel? The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has you covered with a series of Family Fishing Events…

  8. South Coast Eats

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 20, 2014

    What is it about salt air and sunshine that works up your appetite, even when the most strenuous thing you’ve done all day is watch waves roll in? Check out these off-the-radar South Coast favorites for a bite that’s sure to hit the spot. Chowder House, Gold Beach The Chowder House at Pacific Reef has recently revamped its menu with an eye to affordability and…

  9. Top Ten Coast Hikes

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / May 16, 2014

    By Eileen Garvin FORT TO SEA TRAIL This 6.5-mile (10.5-kilometer) trail near Astoria follows in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery as they navigated forest, fields and sand dunes to the Pacific Ocean. NEAHKAHNIE MOUNTAIN Hike 1,100 feet over 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) to the top of Neahkahnie Mountain near Manzanita. Cape Falcon (5.2 miles / 8.4 kilometers) and Short…

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