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From Coast Style Spring 2009
Exploring Cape Meares
Cape Meares is more than a lighthouse. Investigate trails, scenic viewpoints and spot wildlife with fur, feathers and fins. Spring is here and along with it the desire to shake off winter and wander outside for some fresh air exploration. With everything there is to do and see, the park at Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint makes for a perfect......[read more]
 
  • Attractions

    • Ask Oregon: Best Area to Visit the Beach and Mountains: Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Best Viewpoints on the North Oregon Coast: They are some of the most accessible locations that reward visitors with stunning vistas that everyone should see when traveling the North Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Iconic Lights on the Oregon Coast: At one time these sentinels to the sea helped ships navigate the rough and rocky Oregon shore, now nine are on the National Register of Historic Places. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Icons of the Oregon Coast: Traveler's visiting the Oregon Coast will find the best sights and points of interest at these nine remarkable icons. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Oregon's Wandering Whales: You'll have one whopper of a fish story if you take the time to watch for the magnificent Gray Whales passing the Oregon Coast during one of their twice-yearly migrations. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
  • Arts

    • Creating at the Coast: From painting and penciling to wool spinning and woodworking, summer art education opportunities abound on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Landscape of an Artistic Journey: Painter Michael Schlicting was raised surrounded by art, but had to discover his own path to creativity. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2011
  • Dining

  • Shopping

    • Quilting on the Coast: Today, quilting is more than creating the beloved bedspread. Quilting has expanded to become a contemporary art form that adorns our homes in a variety of ways and is displayed in galleries. With a stunning kaleidoscope of fabrics available at quilt specialty shops up and down the coast, shoppers will find a variety of supplies and resources to fuel their passion and creativity. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
    • The Coast's Best Bookstores: In today's world of e-readers, successful bookstores are filling a void. On the Oregon Coast, four bookstores, with local-interest titles, cozy nooks and proprietors ready with suggestions, are havens for book lovers. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Timeless Toy Treasures: The coast offers toy shops that have a sense of nostalgia and promote imagination. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2010
    • Hit the Shore for Coastal Decor: What better place than the beach to find your shore-related gifts and decor items? Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall 2009
    • A Store for All Reasons: At Village Merchants, enjoy big mall convenience with a village emphasis on uniqueness and top quality. Appeared in Coast Style Summer 2009
  • Living

    • Subscribe to Coast Explorer Magazine: Let us inspire you with the beauty of the northwest coast and share tips on its very best places, while keeping you informed of news and events. Appeared in Online Extras Fall/Winter 2014
    • Eye-catching Designs for Perfect Patio Pots: Just as a garden can be a work of art, a well-designed container garden can be an attractive focal point on your patio, balcony, deck or doorstep. By selecting the right combination of thriller, filler and spiller plants you can create patio plantings with pizzazz. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2014
    • Nature's Carpet for the Garden: Using moss in coastal gardens takes a cue from nature. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2014
    • Looking Back: Siletz Basket Makers: Basket making is a Native American cultural tradition for the Siletz people on the Central Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Style Set in Stone: Part of our unique Northwest style, informal and organic is the use of natural materials that accentuate the beauty of the region and reflect our environment. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
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