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  1. Top Winter Ales on the Coast

    Posted by OCVA / October 22, 2018

    The wind is whipping and the skies are gray. But inside these coastal brewpubs it’s cozy, warm and full of cheer. For craft beer superfans, especially, winter is the best time to catch up on small-batch, special barrel-aged releases, often only available on tap or in to-go bottles on site. Get them soon, before they’re gone. From stouts to IPAs to sours, sweet and spice…

  2. Your Oregon Coast Winter Bucket List

    Posted by OCVA / October 22, 2018

    Storm watching, crab eating, a magical hike through a misty old-growth forest followed by a cozy evening by the fireplace — those are just a few of the things on our Oregon Coast bucket list this season. So what’s on your to-do list? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. From Astoria to Port Orford, here are nine ways to ring in the winter on the…

  3. Must-Do Fall Events on the North Coast

    Posted by OCVA / September 5, 2018

    You won’t need to worry about traffic, parking or long waits for dining on the North Coast in the fall, when these popular summertime destinations slow down and return to their rejuvenating roots. Need a special reason to visit? Time your trip around a food, drink, arts or outdoor-focused event. Here’s what’s going on this fall in this dreamy northwest corner of the state.  …

  4. Destination Coos Bay

    Posted by OCVA / September 5, 2018

    If you fancy yourself a fan of cranberries, candy, fresh crab and oysters, pub food, live music, farmers markets and easy access to the water, you might like what you find in Coos Bay. This working port city on Oregon’s South Coast makes for a happy family retreat any time of year, with plenty to keep busy. Here’s what to eat, what to see and…

  5. Your Central Oregon Coast Camping Adventures Await

    Posted by OCVA / September 5, 2018

    The kids are back in school and the weather is mild with a crispness just starting to creep into the air, which makes autumn the perfect time to snag a primo campsite on the Coast. Just a few-hour drive from Portland, the Willamette Valley or Southern Oregon, the Central Coast is a lovely spot to make your camping homebase, with a bounty of adventures that…

  6. 6 Adventures from Portland to the Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 9, 2018

      Did someone say road trip? Oregon’s bountiful North Coast is bursting with adventure all year-round, but who says you have to wait ‘til you hit sand to have fun? Here are six spots along Highways 6 and 26, from Portland to the Coast, where you can climb out of the car, stretch your legs and have a blast before you breathe in that ocean-fresh…

  7. Roadtrip Secrets from Corvallis and Eugene to the Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 9, 2018

    Heading to the Coast from Corvallis or Eugene? There’s plenty to do along Highways 20, 34 and 126 to make the journey just as fun as the destination. Check out these inspired stops and have your camera and sense of adventure ready.   Hike the falls Eleven magical falls await visitors at Sweet Creek Falls in Mapleton, about seven miles off Highway 126, 14 miles…

  8. Ultimate South Coast Road Trip

    Posted by OCVA / May 16, 2018

    It’s Oregon Coast road trip time! You may have heard of the rugged cliffs, secret coves and forested sea stacks along the remote stretch of shoreline here on the South Coast, but haven’t been able to swing a visit. Don’t despair — a road trip along these 134 glorious miles from Reedsport to Brookings is easy, with enough inspiration. Here are some of those sites…

  9. Lesser-Known State Parks on the Central Coast

    Posted by OCVA / May 16, 2018

      Sit back, close your eyes and think of your happy place. Chances are, it just might involve a secluded beach, glowing sunset, the sound of birds overhead and a waterfront picnic with your favorite people. Oregon State Parks has got what you need — especially on the Central Coast, where you can find less crowded parks for beachcombing, hiking, whale watching, tide pooling and…

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