Oregon's North Coast
Come play along Oregon’s North Coast
The North Coast has a playground all its own. You can find it on a zip line or along the waters of nearby rivers. Perhaps it’s behind the wheel of a go-kart or bumper car, or atop two wheels on local biking trails. Maybe your playground is found in a boutique or sweet shop with friends. Maybe it’s gathering together over the perfect pint of local craft brew. Whatever your fancy, you’ll find it in our spirited small towns and in the hustle and bustle of our promenades, galleries, restaurants and wide open beaches. Come on, let’s go play on Oregon’s North Coast!
Stories from the People’s Coast
Salty dogs and dockworkers know the best way to warm the bones on a chilly winter day is with a heady brew — think creamy stouts, dark ales and smoky porters. Fortunately, brewers from Astoria to Brookings are at the ready with seasonal offerings that fit the bill. Here, we highlight just a few wintery beers you won’t want to miss. Fort George Brewery +…Continue Reading
For a new twist on beachcombing, head to Cannon Beach for a wintery weekend of browsing and buying art. With more than a dozen galleries and a thriving arts center, Cannon Beach has been named one of “The 100 Best Art Towns in America” by author John Villani in his book of the same name. Many of the art galleries here are threaded along the…Continue Reading
Seeing one of the planet’s largest mammals – even from a distance – ranks among the most memorable and awe-inspiring experiences you can have on the Oregon Coast – or anywhere, for that matter. Early winter is a peak time for whale watching, as pods of gray whales migrate south after spending the summer feeding in the seas around Alaska. Nearly 20,000 whales pass through…Continue Reading