October 2018 - Oregon Coast Visitors Association

October 2018

  1. Many Ways to Engage in Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

    Posted by OCVA / October 15, 2018

    It’s no secret that Oregon’s public lands and open spaces are one of its biggest assets. Of the 26.4 million overnight visitors to Oregon last year, 33 percent participated in an outdoor recreation activity during their stay. This equates to nearly 9 million people, 67 percent higher than the national average. While some towns such as Bend, Portland and Newport already benefit greatly from the…

  2. Waldport Welcomes Scenic Drivers

    Posted by OCVA / October 15, 2018

    Getting to the Oregon Coast is an experience in and of itself. Most routes to the Coast include a scenic drive along a rushing river, over the Coast Range, by historic landmarks, and through quaint towns. Yet some are more celebrated than others. Community leaders in Waldport hope that visitors will consider Marys Peak to Pacific, a meandering 72-mile route along the Alsea River between Corvallis…

  3. Tillamook Bay Heritage Route Concept Gains Traction

    Posted by OCVA / October 15, 2018

    Discussions are underway in Tillamook County about creating a curated experience that would help visitors and locals learn about Tillamook Bay’s rich cultural heritage. This experience, dubbed the Tillamook Bay Heritage Route, is already bringing community members together and raising awareness about the community’s passion for preserving and protecting the area’s valuable cultural resources. “We’ve learned through the Oregon Visitor Report: 2017, Longwoods International Longwoods…

  4. Plug Into OCVA’s Winter Co-Op Advertising Campaign

    Posted by OCVA / October 15, 2018

    The Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) is unveiling a newly revamped “Winter on the Oregon Coast” co-op marketing campaign that promises to bring even more exposure for participating businesses. After working with KGW in 2017 and 2018, OCVA is partnering with KATU this winter season. Advertisements will run during popular shows in Portland, Seattle and Northern California, targeting travelers 25-54 with above-average incomes. The combination…