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From Cannon Beach Visitor's Guide Winter 2010
Take Advantage of the Quiet Seasons in Cannon Beach
Nature lovers, storm watchers, photographers and seekers of quiet getaways find uncrowded beaches, dramatic scenery, abundant wildlife and the lowest room rates of the year by planning their visits during the quieter seasons in Cannon Beach. Summer may be the most popular and busiest time of year in Cannon Beach, but for many visitors, it's the quieter seasons of the......[read more]
 
  • Attractions

  • Arts

    • Fall & Winter Art Preview at Oregon Coast Galleries : Visitors and locals alike will find gallery hopping on the Oregon Coast is a great way to get out for some artistic inspiration and culture this winter. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2018
    • Bold Marks of a Master: Artist Christopher Mathie paints using bits and pieces of reality, allowing the rest of his piece to be more abstract, leaving the viewer with an important role in the painting: interpretation. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • 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
    • Beyond Bronze at Bronze Coast Gallery in Cannon Beach: Don't let the name fool you, Bronze Coast Gallery is much more than bronze. The Cannon Beach gallery features a variety of painters with a wide range of styles. Appeared in Online Extras Spring 2012
  • Dining

    • Dining Out Like a Local on the Oregon Coast: In fall and winter dining out along the Oregon Coast is a time to savor some local bounty. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2018
    • Doggy Dining in Cannon Beach: A Cannon Beach restaurant takes the city's dog friendly reputation to a new level offering meals for canine companions. 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
    • The Best of Cannon Beach Dining: Whether you're searching for steak or seeking fresh seafood, craving a cocktail or want to indulge your desire for delectable desserts, we've trawled the eateries of Cannon Beach to share some of our favorites with you. 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
  • Shopping

    • Wrap Up Your Holiday Shopping on the Oregon Coast: Your 2018 winter guide to the best shopping on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2018
    • 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
    • Top Shop: Center Diamond in Cannon Beach earns top shop honor from Quilt Sampler magazine. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • 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
    • 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
  • Living

    • Northwest Style: The company known today as Coaster Construction began in 1973 with the vision of keeping the look and feel of a small coastal village and arts community in Cannon Beach. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Visualize Art: What will that new piece of art you are considering look like on your wall? Now you can take the guesswork out of whether it will fit with your decor or not. At DragonFire Gallery in Cannon Beach, you can Visualize It. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Be Amazed at all the Coast has to Offer, Subscribe to Coast Explorer Magazine: With exceptional photography and inspiring content Coast Explorer Magazine features top attractions, maps, travel ideas and must-see stops on the Oregon Coast. 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
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