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From Coast Explorer Summer 2010
Step Back in Time at Fort Clatsop
Fort Clatsop offers guided tours and historical demonstrations representing Lewis & Clark's discoveries on the coast. Explore a replica of the historical 1805 encampment of the Corps of Discovery expedition, led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Fort Clatsop Visitors Center in Warrenton offers an interpretive program from mid-June to Labor Day featuring talks by costumed rangers and demonstrations......[read more]
 
  • Attractions

    • A Holiday Lights Spectacular: From Thanksgiving until New Year's Eve, brilliant displays of holiday lights on Oregon's South Coast attract visitors to Shore Acres State Park. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2017
    • A Whale of a Journey: The longest migration of any creature on earth can be observed from the shores of the Oregon Coast, if you know when and where to watch. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2017
    • Ask Oregon: Viewing Coastal Rock Formations: Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2017
    • The Most Valuable Lesson: Exploring the Oregon Coast in fall and winter has some remarkable rewards, especially for travelers prepared for whatever Mother Nature delivers. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2017
    • Enjoy the Summer Crowds: For seabirds and visitors alike there's nothing like summer on the Oregon Coast where nesting colonies are very busy at nearly every rocky outcropping. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2017
  • Arts

    • Art Nights Out & About: Up and down the Oregon Coast, galleries extend their hours and open their doors for art walk events. Appeared in Coast Explorer 2017
    • 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
    • Atmosphere by Blackwell: Artist Paula Blackwell creates "mysterious atmospheres" in her encaustic paintings of landscapes. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2012
  • Dining

    • Taste the Flavors of Fall: Fall is in the air and it's time to savor the bountiful harvest on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • 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
    • Showcasing Salmon: It's not a surprise that a restaurant located in a historic cannery building on Astoria's riverfront would showcase wild Pacific salmon and Bridgewater Bistro consistently delivers salmon dishes that not only honor the local delicacy, but elevates it to fine dining fare. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • 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
  • Shopping

    • Worth One's Salt in Astoria: The Cellar on 10th is featuring a new collection of unrefined salts. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2017
    • A Legacy Like No Other: Authors Jan and Jack McGowan share the story of Oregon's public beach access in new book titled The Oregon Coast, A Legacy Like No Other. Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • Shopping on the Oregon Coast: Your fall and winter guide to the best shopping on the Oregon Coast Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • Top Shops in Astoria: Downtown Astoria offers a shopping experience that reflects both the heritage and hipness of this coastal community Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Shopping Treasures: There's a lot of good shopping on the Oregon Coast, but these one-of-a-kind shops offer treasures special and rare along with a unique experience. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
  • Living

    • 30 Years of Scandinavian Style: Since 1987, Finn Ware in Astoria has been showcasing the elegant simplicity of Scandinavian style, see what's in store for Celebration Weekend, November 10-13. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2017
    • 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
    • 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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