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
From sparkly lights to miniature trains, holiday tea to malty beer, wintertime at the Oregon Coast is full of cheery yuletide tradition. Here are some of our favorite ways to be merry at the Coast this season: Nibble on homemade gingerbread cookies, sip cider and cocoa and enjoy live holiday music at Seaside’s sixth annual Gingerbread Tea at Butterfield Cottage. Exquisite gingerbread houses up for…Continue Reading
The owners at Purple Cow Toys in downtown Astoria don’t mind if you open the board game while you’re in the store. In fact, they’ll help you learn to play it. They’ll make sure everyone in the family stays and plays with their toys for as long as they like. That’s the beauty of shopping local — the merchants strive to build genuine relationships with…Continue Reading
Established by one of the early-19th-century’s most famous merchants, John Jacob Astor, this bustling small city at the mouth of the Columbia is appropriately one of the top shopping destinations on the Oregon Coast, especially when it comes to art, antiques, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Here are eight cool shops well worth checking out, whether you’re in full-on holiday-shopping mode or simply out browsing for souvenirs…Continue Reading