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Ask Oregon: Romantic Getaways
Coast Explorer publisher Gary Hayes answers questions from travelers as Travel Oregon's "Ask Oregon" expert for the Oregon Coast. Question: Can you recommend a scenic place to stay for a romantic getaway and what is the best month to go? Answer: I'll offer a few ideas for different parts of the coast. On the North Oregon Coast, Stephanie Inn in......[read more]
 
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  • Attractions

    • Lights Aglow at Shore Acres: Spectacular displays of holiday lights on the Oregon Coast attract visitors to Shore Acres State Park. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Canine Capers in Cannon Beach: Visitors and locals can enjoy a fun-filled day in Cannon Beach with their furry friends at the 19th Annual Dog Show on the Beach. Appeared in Online Extras 2016
    • Unpredictably Amazing: Fall and winter on the Oregon Coast offer frequent rewards for travelers who aren't afraid of unpredictable weather. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Ask Oregon: Romantic Getaways: 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 2016
    • Looking Back: Coastal Native Americans: For generations groups of Northwest Coast Indians living near the ocean supplemented their diet with a variety of clams and oysters. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
  • Dining

    • Sustainable Sushi in Brookings: Whether you eat it often or only on special occasions, there is something special about sushi at Pacific Sushi & Grill in Brookings. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • Crazy in Port Orford: Quirky and casual, the Crazy Norwegian is a local icon famous for its fish and chips. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Seafood Savvy: At Blackfish Cafe in Lincoln City owner and chef Rob Pounding sets a high standard, personally checking every plate that leaves the kitchen. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • 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
  • Shopping

    • Top Shop: Center Diamond in Cannon Beach earns top shop honor from Quilt Sampler magazine. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • The Best of Lincoln City Shopping: Ideally positioned between Oregon's north and central coasts, the Lincoln City retail scene shines as bright as a lighthouse beacon. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • 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
    • Old Town, Fresh Shops: Old Town Florence blends its historic mill town roots with fresh beach flavor and great shopping against the backdrop of the Siuslaw River Bridge, a stunning 1936 Art Deco span designed by Conde McCullough. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 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
  • Arts

  • Living

    • Gourmet Gatherings in Port Orford: Whether you're hanging out at home or heading to the beach, South Coast Gourmet has picnic provisions for your next gourmet gathering. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • 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
    • 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
    • Looking Back: Promoting Oregon's Scenic South Coast: Photographic imagery was and still is an important way to communicate Oregon's coastal landscape, people, culture and history. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • 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
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