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From Online Extras Spring 2014
Seaside Offers a Shopping Adventure for the Whole Family
With tax-free shopping, and a fun downtown core to explore, Seaside offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Whether your taste leans toward designer fashions or casual comfort wear, you'll find apparel to fit your style. You're sure to discover the perfect memento of your visit, maybe a new focal point for your home and there's no doubt you'll be tempted by......[read more]
 
  • Attractions

    • 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
    • Looking Back: The Oregon Beach Bill: What started as a transportation issue along the Oregon Coast set in motion the far-reaching idea about public beach access along Oregon's entire 362-mile coastline. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2017
    • Ask Oregon: Camping on the Coast Near Historic Towns: Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answeres questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2017
    • Big Picture: A Treasure & A Legacy: With its incredible beauty and diversity the Oregon Coast touches people deeply and this year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Beach Bill. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2017
    • New Year and New Art in Seaside: Every month galleries and businesses open their doors as a way to promote the arts and connect with visitors and locals in Seaside, Oregon. Appeared in Online Extras 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
  • Dining

  • Shopping

    • 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
    • Summer Shopping Sensations: From eclectic boutiques and galleries to gift shops and specialty stores, visitors will find a shopping paradise up and down the Oregon Coast. 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
    • Doggie Destinations That Will Knock Their Spots Off: Whether Susie Splendiferous needs a new tutu or Spottydog wants home-baked treats, here are six places on the Coast that get drool endorsements, tail thumps and four enthusiastic paws up. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 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
  • Living

    • Privacy With a View: Expand your view with popular window treatments that create the perfect room ambiance any time of day. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • 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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