Outdoor Investments

Oregon Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Improve Outdoor Recreation

In Salem, the state legislature considers more urban fishing, funding for communities rebuilding from wildfires, and more connections for the Oregon Coast Trail.

01/11/2023 By Sam Stites

Real Estate

Property Watch: This Turnkey Bandon A-Frame Is Ready for Your Next Getaway

Everything inside this updated A-frame in the Southern Oregon beach town is included with the sale.

01/09/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Travel & Outdoors

12 Oregon Adventures to Get You Outdoors Every Month of the Year

Fly-fish on the Deschutes River, soak in the Terwilliger Hot Springs, ski late into spring at Mount Bachelor, and more—2023 is yours for the taking.

12/29/2022 By Gabriel Granillo, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Fiona McCann, Karly Quadros, Margaret Seiler, Julia Silverman, and Sam Stites

Events

What’s Happening at the Oregon Coast? Check Out These Major Annual Events.

Hunt for glass floats in Lincoln City, enjoy beer and poetry in Astoria, catch a concert in Florence, and help document king tides the whole length of the coast!

12/28/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Winter Travel

10 Spots for Winter Camping in Oregon

Hike, snowshoe, ski, and camp year-round at parks and campgrounds across the state, including Crater Lake’s scenic Rim Drive.

12/21/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Nature

Where to Go Storm-Watching on the Oregon Coast

From Fort Stevens to Shore Acres, Oregon's coastal storms are on dramatic display throughout the winter.

12/15/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Trails

Hike of the Month: Neahkahnie Gap Trail

This two-mile addition to the Oregon Coast Trail offers beautiful scenery of Nehalem Bay and secondary-growth forest, and connects to Neahkahnie Mountain.

12/08/2022 By Isabel Lemus Kristensen

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Classic Neskowin Beach House with a Stylish Standalone Sauna

Natural and local materials, floor-to-ceiling glass for ocean and forest views, and a sauna outbuilding with a green roof on the Oregon coast

09/12/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Hiking

These Oregon Coast Hikes Have All the Views

Neahkanie Mountain, Cape Lookout, and other trails on the Oregon Coast beckon with shady walks and ocean views.

08/31/2022 By Julia Silverman and Michelle Harris

Hike of the Month

Hike of the Month: Ecola Point to Indian Beach

Lighthouse views and inland shade on this Oregon Coast trail near Cannon Beach, at Ecola State Park

08/12/2022 By Michelle Harris

Home Remodel

A Manzanita House with a History Gets a Game Changer of a Makeover

Out went the beige carpet and surfboard décor, in came built-ins, nautical curves, and a spa bathroom in this beach house on the Oregon Coast

08/11/2022 By Julia Silverman Photography by George Barberis

Oregon Coast

Food, Vintage Finds, and Ecola State Park: The Many Wonders of Cannon Beach

Gaze at Haystack Rock, enjoy fine dining and breweries, and hike in Ecola State Park in this beach town close to Portland.

06/07/2022 By Julia Silverman

Oregon Coast

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play on Oregon’s Central Coast

Spot sea lions, a lighthouse, and lots of sand in Yachats, Florence, the Oregon Dunes, Reedsport, and beyond

06/07/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Oregon Coast

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play on Oregon’s South Coast, from Coos Bay to Brookings

A Star Trek/tiki motel, painted dinosaurs at Prehistoric Gardens, the private zoo at West Coast Game Safari, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, and more!

06/07/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Oregon Coast

Seaside, Oregon, Is a Hesher Sanditon and We’re Here for It

Crabbing, taffy, corn dogs, and a carousel for a classic Oregon coast experience

06/07/2022 By Heather Arndt Anderson

Oregon Coast

Find a Wild Writer’s Retreat and The Ring Vibes in Newport

Lincoln City has the casino and the kite festivals, but Newport, along with tourist draws like the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Ripley’s Believe it Or Not, has that certain air of mystery.

06/07/2022 By Conner Reed

Almost Oregon

Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula Is an Honorary Part of the Oregon Coast

Seafood restaurants, fresh oysters, a distillery, beach trails, and yurts await just north of Astoria, Oregon.

06/07/2022 By Matt Wastradowski

Oregon Coast

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Astoria on the Oregon Coast

This fishing town is packed with history, hikes, quirky shops, fish and chips, and beer. Here's what to do and where to go on your next Astoria visit!

06/07/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Beach Eats

Pronto Pup, the Corn Dog Born on the Oregon Coast

The tale of the beloved Rockaway Beach–born hot dog on a stick, from the bustling counter by the bumper cars in Seaside to beach shacks and food carts around the Great Lakes

06/06/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Bars

12 Essential Oregon Coast Bars

From the Triangle in Astoria to the Bridge Tender in Seaside to the 101 in Brookings, these small-town taverns help you feel like a local.

06/02/2022 By Margaret Seiler