THE EXPLORER'S GUIDE TO THE OREGON COAST
The Wild & Wonderful Oregon Coast
The Wild & Wonderful Oregon Coast
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Depoe Bay is home to the Whale Watching Center and a hot spot for whale watching on the Central Oregon Coast.
You'll have one whopper of a fish story if you take the time to watch for the magnificent Gray Whales passing the Oregon Coast during one of their twice-yearly migrations... [read more]
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Coquille River Lighthouse near Bandon, Oregon.
Nine historic lighthouses along the Oregon Coast can still be viewed today and several are open to the public. Oregon's coastal lighthouses are visible links to the past, existing somewhere... [read more]
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Thousands of Common Murres crowd the near shore rocks of Chapman Point at the north end of Cannon Beach, Oregon.
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Spring is a great time to head to Cannon Beach to spot puffins, eagles, murres and more. Here's where to find them. Highlighted by the return of the comical Tufted Puffin each spring, Cannon Beach offers an amazing array of bird watching opportunities throughout the...
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Visit Four Historic Lighthouses With Bandon as Your Base
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Using Bandon as a base, Oregon Coast visitors can easily tour four lighthouses on easy day trips that include some of the State's most beautiful stretches of coastline. The Oregon Coast's historic lighthouses are icons of the region's maritime past and they sit in some...
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Depoe Bay is home to the Whale Watching Center and a hot spot for whale watching on the Central Oregon Coast.
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You'll have one whopper of a fish story if you take the time to watch for the magnificent Gray Whales passing the Oregon Coast during one of their twice-yearly migrations. With a "whoosh" that can be heard from a half mile away, a Gray Whale...
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Peter Iredale Shipwreck, Fort Stevens State Park
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Astoria's historical attractions shine a beacon on the events and characters that shaped this important West Coast seaport founded in 1811. It was the terminus of the Lewis and Clark expedition and later Oregon's first boom town, a hub for fur traders and a port...
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View of the beach at Bandon from Coquille Point
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They are some of the most accessible locations that also reward visitors with stunning vistas that everyone should see when traveling the southern portion of Oregon's coast. You won't want to miss these five great viewpoints on the South Oregon Coast. Rocky spires rise dramatically...
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