Things to Do in Depoe Bay, Oregon

Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area

Surfers and surf watchers energize this area! During winter storms, water from the restless ocean slams with a thundering roar into a hollow rock formation shaped like a huge punch bowl. The surf churns, foams, and swirls as it mixes...

Depoe Bay, OR

541-265-4560

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Central Coast

Whale’s Tail Charters

Whale’s Tail Charters is dedicated to ensuring that your time spent whale watching is the highlight of your Oregon vacation. Their boats provide passengers with the adventure of a lifetime through excellent customer service, seamanship, first class vessels, and highest...

3360 N Highway 101 Unit 8
Depoe Bay, OR

(541) 921-1323
Email us (whalestail115[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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Central Coast

Depoe Bay Winery

We are one of the 10 oldest wineries in Oregon with three generations of Oregonians producing Oregon Wine on the Coast since 1974. We produce traditional white and red wines, as well as unique sweet fruit wines. Open every day.

22 US-101
Depoe Bay, OR

(541) 765-3311

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Central Coast

Rocky Creek State Scenic Viewpoint

Rocky Creek is a spectacular ocean-front park on a forested bluff overlooking the ocean. Offshore rocks provide spectacular wave action in storms and are nesting areas for birds and sea lions and harbor seals. The viewpoint is an official Whale...

Depoe Bay, OR

541-265-4560

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Central Coast

Beluga Beads

Beluga Beads is the largest bead store on the Oregon Coast with a fabulous selection of natural stone, glass, & seed beads, as well as Swarovski crystals, findings & artisan jewelry. We also have a designated bike rest area provided...

3150 Fogarty Ave
Depoe Bay, OR

541-764-5040

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Central Coast

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area

Where the creek and ocean meet, you'll find ingredients that make the spirit soar. Discover this park's perfect wind-sheltered picnic areas. In case of rain, head for the covered picnic shelter. Walk the wooden footbridges arching through the Sitka spruce,...

Depoe Bay, OR

541-265-4560

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Take a Guided Tour on the Oregon Coast

In addition to guides providing a wealth of knowledge to enrich your experience, tour operators also provide a safe way to try something new or, if you’re a pro, allow you to leave your gear at home. Hiring a guide also helps ensure that you’re visiting responsibly. “Outfitters and guides tend to take very good care of their natural resources that they’re operating in,” Lacey says.
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How to Visit Oregon’s Coastal Tide Pools

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean but prefer to stay onshore, the Oregon Coast’s tide pools are a must-see. These rocky pools of seawater along the shoreline — accessible at low tide — are teeming with aquatic life: colorful starfish, spiky sea urchins and otherworldly sea anemones.
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Top 9 Hidden Adventures for 2021

Whether you’re the type who makes resolutions or not, the new year is an ideal time to think about goals and plans. To make sure you get your much-needed doses of natural wellness on the Oregon Coast, don’t forget to schedule getaways onto your calendar. While you’ll want to keep responsible travel in mind, these hidden coastal adventures are sure to keep you inspired all year long.
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Coastal Mountain Biking in Oregon

Carson Storch has ridden his mountain bike around the world, but the trails he’s most excited about? Those on the Oregon Coast. “It blew my mind what the terrain has to offer,” he says. The 27-year-old professional freeride mountain biker...
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Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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Guide to Paddling on the Coast

Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land. Before you set out to navigate...
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