JUST BECAUSE

The Shipwrecks of the Northwest

A new softcover book, Man & the Sea, chronicles the stunning (and strangely beautiful) shipwrecks of Oregon's past.

03/06/2014 By Marty Patail

DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Last-minute Valentine ideas, swilling stout in Astoria, indulging your Olympic fantasies, and treasure hunting in Gold Beach

02/10/2014 By Caitlin Feldman

WEEKEND AWAY

Coastal Wine Fest Smackdown

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

01/31/2014 By Maya Seaman

GETAWAYS

A North Coast Winter Weekend

Oregon's northernmost shores aren't only for summer kite-flying! We've got the scoop on what to do, eat, and see in Astoria this season.

12/20/2013 By Allison Jones

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.

09/03/2013 By Rachel Ritchie

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Travel Talk in the July Issue

Travel tips and outdoor adventures from Portland Monthly's July issue in one handy place, including Mt Hood hikes and our Oregon Golf Guide

07/03/2013 By Allison Jones

OREGON BEER GUIDE

Oregon Beer Destinations

Weekend trips into the heart of beer country—Astoria, Hood River, and Bend

07/01/2013 By Christian DeBenedetti

ON THE WATER

HWY 101

A mile-by-mile guide to secret eats, hikes, and sights on our iconic coastal road

05/01/2013 By Kasey Cordell

HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Astoria's new 3D shark exhibit, a hilarious ski and snowboard race on Mission Ridge, and Southern Oregon's newest AVA

03/27/2013 By Kasey Cordell

BRAND SPANKIN' NEW

New (and Improved) Northwest Hotels!

A lavish new spot in Seattle and an affordable Astoria hotel give you more good reasons to get away.

03/26/2013 By Kasey Cordell

WEEKEND AWAY

Cause for Celebration: Oregon's Beautiful Beaches

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of an Oregon bill that protected our beaches for public use this month, we highlight some of our favorite coastal spots.

02/25/2013 By Kasey Cordell

Deals & Happenings

Tripster: Weekend Plans, October 2012

Fall foliage, Astoria's film festival, Harvest Fest in Hood River, and more

10/09/2012 Photography by Kasey Cordell

Travel Guide

Mission Astoria

Going coastal includes fantastic food and beer options

05/24/2011 By Carly Scheick

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for History Buffs

Add an educational element to your getaway by patronizing points of historical significance in Astoria.

05/20/2011 By Martin Patail

EXPLORE HIDDEN OREGON: AN APPENDIX

6 of Oregon's Most Curious Tourist Traps

A staple of any long car ride is the tourist trap. Here's our guide to some of Oregon's most curious ones.

09/18/2009

FALL TRAVEL

Explore Hidden Oregon

From the sprawling emptiness of southeastern Oregon to the rough tranquility of the Oregon Coast, the state is ripe for exploring. No matter where you're going to, there are some lesser-known gems that can't be missed. We've found 30 such adventures.

09/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker

Article

The Hidden Coast

Leave the tourist traps for the Winnebago set and explore The Hidden Coast. Follow our mile-by-mile guide to those wonders of the Oregon Coast that can be found only off the beaten path.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan