Oregon’s North Coast
See What’s Brewing on Oregon’s North Coast
The North Coast has a flavor all its own. You can taste it in a pint of local craft beer or a steaming mug of coffee at a beach-side café. It’s in the fog rolling off the bridge to reveal fishing boats dwarfed by huge freighters and in the spray off a perfect surf break. You’ll find it in our spirited small towns and in the hustle and bustle of our promenades, galleries and restaurants. Come see what’s brewing on the North Coast!
Stories from the People’s Coast
Look up on a windy day at the beach and you’ll see bright, colorful shapes diving and swooping above the sand. Kite flying on the Oregon Coast is an activity that’s easy for little kids and fun for adults too. Check out these annual kite-flying festivals with demos, races, classes, competitions and more. The Rockaway Beach Kite Festival, May 17-19, is a casual, family-friendly event.…Continue Reading
There’s something so satisfying — for the soul and the belly — about crabbing and clamming on the Oregon Coast. Make your way to the seashore, drop a trap, dig a hole in the sand or rake through some muck and voilá! You’ve got dinner! Sweet succulent Dungeness crab and blue, purple varnish, butter and cockle clams are all here for the taking. But where…Continue Reading
Best-sounding beach Cobble Beach, Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area Listen to the click and rattle of the black cobblestone rocks as they move with the tides. Best shipwreck beach Clatsop Spit, Warrenton The skeleton of the British ship Peter Iredale lists in the sand where it ran aground in 1906. Best bonfire beach Cannon Beach After dark, stroll the water’s edge toward Haystack Rock in…Continue Reading