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The Cape Blanco Lighthouse, panoramic views and hiking trails are among the attractions of Cape Blanco State Park.
From Online Extras Summer 2014
Cape Blanco State Park
A short side trip off Coast Highway U.S. 101 near Port Orford leads to Oregon's westernmost point and a picturesque lighthouse in a dramatic setting. Early Spanish explorers christened this far out and very photogenic headland "Cape Blanco" after laying eyes upon its chalk-colored cliffs, which drop dramatically 200 feet into the foamy sea. The cape juts one-and-a-half miles out......[read more]
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    • Spring Gallery Hopping on the Coast: Since Spring Unveiling Arts Festival in Cannon Beach, one of the largest art weekend's of the year is upon us, its time to make the rounds along the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2019
    • Art Nights Out on the Oregon Coast: From Brookings to Astoria shops, studios and galleries up and down the Oregon Coast extend their hours and open their doors for art walks and tours. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2018
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    • 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
    • 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
    • Hand-Crafted Furniture at Cook Gallery in Port Orford: Furniture maker Rick Cook has been creating hand crafted furniture in Port Orford for 30 years and counting. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 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
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