June 2017 - Oregon Coast Visitors Association

June 2017

  1. 5 Things We’ve Learned about Coast Tourism Trends

    Posted by OCVA / June 12, 2017

      We all know that tourism is a growing sector of the Oregon economy. But when you look at the numbers, it’s quite staggering to see how much it’s grown over the last decade. Along the Oregon Coast between 2000 and 2015, local lodging taxes collected annually grew 50 percent from $18 million to $27 million. In that same time period, visitor spending along the…

  2. Agritourism grows in Tillamook

    Posted by OCVA / June 12, 2017

    Have you ever spent an hour waiting to get into Local Ocean Seafoods in Newport? Have you left the Manzanita Farmers Market with more goodies than you could possible eat? Have you happily convinced your family to visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory for the upteenth time? Then you’re part of the growing swell of people who can’t seem to get enough of the Oregon Coast’s…

  3. Central Coast prepares for path of totality

    Posted by OCVA / June 12, 2017

      On August 21, 2017, beginning about 10:15 a.m., the world will go dark — if you happen to be standing between Waldport and Lincoln City. A total solar eclipse, which occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, will cast a 70-mile-wide shadow over the central region of the state. Observers within that shadow, known as the path of totality, will experience…

  4. New trails flow through South Coast

    Posted by OCVA / June 12, 2017

      If all goes accordingly, Coos Bay might soon join the rankings of Oregon’s top mountain bike flow trails, joining Sandy Ridge on Mt. Hood, Tyler’s Traverse in Bend and Alsea near Eugene. With support from numerous organizations, including Wild Rivers Coast Alliance, Oregon Coast Visitors Association and the International Mountain Bicycling Association, Coos County is constructing 30 miles of new mountain biking trails designed…