SCIENCE

The Big One Just Got a Little More Likely

Major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquakes occur more often than we thought.

08/05/2016 By Marty Patail

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Sangria Parties, Oyster Roasts, and More Portland Food Events

… including a feel-good fundraiser at Bollywood Theater, Memorial Day in wine country, and beer pairings at Chizu.

05/23/2016 By Michelle Porter

SEAFOOD SOIREES

Celebrate Cascadia's Fruits of the Sea with These Three Seafood Festivals

Two coastal outings (plus one in Puget Sound) promise a bounty of fresh Pacific oysters, Dungeness crab, and sweet Hood Canal spot shrimp.

04/19/2016 By Jack Rushall

CHEAT SHEET

How to Dine at Restaurant Beck

Planning to splurge at the Oregon Coast’s top fine dining spot? Here’s what you need to know.

04/06/2016 By Ramona DeNies

NATIONAL PARK WEEK

Oregon Has Eight National Park Sites—and Next Week, Admission Is Free

For its 100th birthday, the National Park Service is throwing a week-long party. Here’s your guide to keeping it local.

04/05/2016 By Caitlin Collins and Ramona DeNies

OREGON TOURISM

Travel Oregon’s New Ad Campaign Is ... Understated

Tagline: “We Like It Here. You Might, Too.” (Don’t go crazy, you guys.)

03/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

WHALE WATCHING

Five Ways to Spot a Whale during Oregon's Spring Watch Week

20,000 gray whales are on the move! Catch sight of the ocean's most magnificent mammals on your next trip to the Oregon Coast.

03/18/2016 By Caitlin Collins

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ten Once-in-a-Lifetime Cascadian Journeys

From ice cave expeditions to lavish river safaris to nostalgic train trips, here are the Pacific Northwest’s most epic getaways.

02/23/2016 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Marty Patail, Benjamin Tepler, and Christopher Van Tilberg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Golf Bandon Dunes

Tackle the Northwest’s most challenging, maddening, and gorgeous golf course.

02/23/2016 Photography by Wood Sabold

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Golf Bandon Dunes

Tackle the Northwest’s most challenging, maddening, and gorgeous golf course.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

WEEKEND GETAWAY

A Giant Outdoor Movie Screen on the Oregon Coast? YES, PLEASE.

Gold Beach’s Pacific Reef Hotel has a theater-size movie screen just yards from the ocean.

02/19/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

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.

01/18/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

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.

12/14/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

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.

12/03/2015 By Adam Sawyer

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.

10/26/2015 By Allison Jones

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!

09/23/2015 By Allison Jones

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.

08/25/2015 By Fiona McCann and Rachel Ritchie

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.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

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.

03/04/2015 By Allison Jones

JUST BECAUSE

An Epic Oregon Coast Video

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

02/09/2015 By Rachel Ritchie