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Cheese It! at the Tillamook Cheese Factory
With nearly a million visitors a year, the Tillamook Cheese Factory is one of the Oregon Coast's most popular attractions and a brand name known nationwide. There are many reasons why the Tillamook Cheese Factory, in Tillamook, Oregon attracts nearly a million coastal visitors each year: its world famous cheese, ice cream and fudge to name a few. At the......[read more]
  • Attractions

    • Off the Charts: Along the Oregon Coast unrelenting waves, tumultuous surf and high tides join forces in fall and winter for some of the best wave watching action anywhere. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Walk Among Giants: If lush forests are calling your name for a peaceful walk in the woods, it's time to grab your boots and hit the trails on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Ask Oregon: Best Spots to Photograph the Oregon Coast : Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Creature Connections: Year-round, you'll find all manner of wildlife watching on the Oregon Coast and we've gathered a variety of locations that make wild encounters easy. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Family Fun Treks: Travelers of all ages can enjoy the beautiful Oregon Coast playground, so shake off those adult concerns, pack up the kids and discover these fun-filled Oregon Coast attractions. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 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

    • North Coast Bargain Bites: If you are hungry for an inexpensive bite while traveling the North Oregon Coast, there are plenty of options. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Magnificent Mollusks: Whether you like them raw with a glass of wine or prepared as a meal, Oysters are one of those perfect foods you will find when visiting the coast. Here are nine great spots on the Oregon Coast for eating oysters. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
    • Bring on the Butterfish: It's not something you see frequently on the menu at coastal restaurants. The question is, "why not?" Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Winners Announced for the 2013 SavorNW Wine Awards: Northwest wines are showcased at the annual SavorNW Wine Awards in Cannon Beach, Oregon Appeared in Online Extras Spring 2013
    • Traveling the Oregon Coast One Brew at a Time: Sip your way down the coast on Oregon's 357-mile Coastal Ale Trail with 11 brew pubs as your destinations. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
  • 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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