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WEEKEND AWAY

Spend a Weekend at an Amazing Private Coastal Camp

The Wetlands Conservancy is hosting a special getaway at Westwind, a stunning wilderness area below Cascade Head on the Salmon River estuary.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 01/18/2016

WEEKEND GETAWAY

5 Dramatic Destinations for Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

'Tis the season! Here are best places to witness the Pacific Ocean's majestic winter fury.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 12/14/2015

DAY TRIPPER

A Guide to Hiking the Tillamook Spits

Changing tides and an evolving landscape offer thrilling glimpses into the history of the Tillamook coast—and two perfect weekend hikes.

  • By Adam Sawyer
  • Published 12/03/2015

WEEKEND AWAY

Head to the North Coast for Mushroom Foraging 101

With a full schedule of mushroom info hikes at Fort Stevens State Park and a few choice vacation rentals, you have no excuse not to stay on the North Coast this fall.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 10/26/2015

SO LONG, SUMMER

What Was Your Quintessential Oregon Summer Moment?

As fall officially kicks off, we look back at a season of beach trips, bike rides, and record heat waves. Add your memory to the mix!

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/23/2015

SUMMER GUIDE

This Weekend, Do Your Own Hood to Coast

If you didn’t snag your spot in the 197-mile relay spectacle that is Hood to Coast, worry not—we’ve got just the DIY journey for you.

  • By Fiona McCann and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/25/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking Along the Oregon Coast

From epic views and Hobbit trails to boardwalk biking and strolls through quaint seaside towns, the coast is calling.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/20/2015

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Whale Watching Week Returns on the Oregon Coast

Spring Whale Watching Week (March 21-28) will draw gray whale lovers to dozens of locations up and down the Oregon coast.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 03/04/2015

JUST BECAUSE

An Epic Oregon Coast Video

Crashing waves, towering monoliths, otherworldly sunsets—this video reminds us why we love the Oregon coast.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/09/2015

SEIZE THE SUMMER

8 Low-Key Oregon Adventures

The recipe for a great day will often involve a balanced blend of walking, pedaling, food, and beer.

  • By Maya Seaman, Michael Zusman, Margaret Seiler, Allison Jones, Eden Dawn, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 08/01/2014

TRAVEL NEWS

Should We Ban Smoking on Oregon's Beaches?

Oregon moves to ban smoking on all 362 miles of the state's coastline.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/28/2014

HISTORY

The Great Tsunami of 1964

The 50th Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place on June 21, commemorating one of Oregon's worst natural disasters.

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 06/16/2014

JUST BECAUSE

Photo Essay: Wild Oregon

A California photographer's work chronicles Oregon's staggering vistas

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 05/15/2014

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Celebrate James Beard on the Oregon Coast

Celebrate "America's First Foodie" with a night of film, stories, and food inspired by the culinary icon.

  • By Brooke Bass
  • Published 05/07/2014

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Puffins Arrive on Haystack Rock

This month, puffins from the open seas of the Pacific return to Cannon Beach's monolith to lay eggs and raise their chicks.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 04/11/2014

TRAVEL NEWS

OMSI’s Planned Coastal Discovery Center

The Oregon Museum of Science & Industry is close to their goal of opening a new marine science education facility in Newport, OR.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 03/13/2014

WEEKEND AWAY

Coastal Wine Fest Smackdown

We compare the Oregon coast's two biggest wine festivals: the Newport juggernaut and the Astoria upstart

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 01/31/2014

HAPPENINGS

Oregon's First African American To Be Honored In Garibaldi

On September 12, celebrate the revision of the Captain Robert Gray historical marker to include Oregon’s first person of African descent, Markus Lopeus

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 09/11/2013

CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon Coast Seafood Circuit

From fish and chips to fine dining powered by shoreline foraging, we reveal the best seaside spots to satisfy your coastal cravings.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 09/03/2013

OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks

From fantastic seashore cabins to a brand-new high desert escape, stake your claim to our spectacular camping commonwealth.

  • By Alisha Gorder, Branden Andersen, Gino Cerruti, Ketzel Levine, Sam Coggeshall, John Shewey, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/01/2013
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