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Rock formations at Bandon Beach in southern Oregon
FROM OUR CURRENT ISSUE
Celebrating 20 Years of Sharing the Oregon Coast
Publisher Gary Hayes reflects upon starting Coast Explorer Magazine and sharing the beauty of Oregon's coast with others. I've always had a thing for the Oregon Coast. Some of my earliest and fondest childhood memories are set on its beaches and dunes, in its forests and on its docks. Even after leaving Oregon for 20 years, the coast kept drawing......[read more]
 
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  • Attractions

  • 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
    • Three New Wine Tasting Rooms: Three newly opened tasting rooms bring the Northwest wine experience directly to Oregon's North Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2018
    • South Coast Brew Cruise: Turn your Oregon Coast road trip into a local brew fest and tap into the South Coast brewery scene. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 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
    • 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
  • 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
    • Worth One's Salt in Astoria: The Cellar on 10th is featuring a new collection of unrefined salts. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2017
    • 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
  • Arts

  • 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
    • 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
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