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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Whale Watching Week Returns on the Oregon Coast

Spring Whale Watching Week (March 21-28) will draw gray whale lovers to dozens of locations up and down the Oregon coast.

  • 03/04/2015
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JUST BECAUSE

An Epic Oregon Coast Video

Crashing waves, towering monoliths, otherworldly sunsets—this video reminds us why we love the Oregon coast.

  • 02/09/2015
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SEIZE THE SUMMER

8 Low-Key Oregon Adventures

The recipe for a great day will often involve a balanced blend of walking, pedaling, food, and beer.

  • 08/01/2014
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TRAVEL NEWS

Should We Ban Smoking on Oregon's Beaches?

Oregon moves to ban smoking on all 362 miles of the state's coastline.

  • 07/28/2014
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HISTORY

The Great Tsunami of 1964

The 50th Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place on June 21, commemorating one of Oregon's worst natural disasters.

  • 06/16/2014
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JUST BECAUSE

Photo Essay: Wild Oregon

A California photographer's work chronicles Oregon's staggering vistas

  • 05/15/2014
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FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Celebrate James Beard on the Oregon Coast

Celebrate "America's First Foodie" with a night of film, stories, and food inspired by the culinary icon.

  • 05/07/2014
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Puffins Arrive on Haystack Rock

This month, puffins from the open seas of the Pacific return to Cannon Beach's monolith to lay eggs and raise their chicks.

  • 04/11/2014
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TRAVEL NEWS

OMSI’s Planned Coastal Discovery Center

The Oregon Museum of Science & Industry is close to their goal of opening a new marine science education facility in Newport, OR.

  • 03/13/2014
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WEEKEND AWAY

Coastal Wine Fest Smackdown

We compare the Oregon coast's two biggest wine festivals: the Newport juggernaut and the Astoria upstart

  • 01/31/2014
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HAPPENINGS

Oregon's First African American To Be Honored In Garibaldi

On September 12, celebrate the revision of the Captain Robert Gray historical marker to include Oregon’s first person of African descent, Markus Lopeus

  • 09/11/2013
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CULINARY ROAD TRIPS

Oregon Coast Seafood Circuit

From fish and chips to fine dining powered by shoreline foraging, we reveal the best seaside spots to satisfy your coastal cravings.

  • 09/03/2013
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OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks

From fantastic seashore cabins to a brand-new high desert escape, stake your claim to our spectacular camping commonwealth.

  • 08/01/2013
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OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks for Families

Nothing bonds the brood like a night (or a weekend) in the great outdoors. (Some “are we there yet?” required.)

  • 08/01/2013
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OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks for Day Trippers

Five lightning-fast outdoor getaways for afternoon escapes, from disc golf to waterfall trail hikes.

  • 08/01/2013
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OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks: Lite

Natural beauty with a low degree of difficulty, from pet-friendly yurts to deluxe cabins on the coast.

  • 08/01/2013
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Travel Talk in the May Issue

Travel tips and outdoor adventures from Portland Monthly's May issue in one handy place, including our On The Water guide

  • 05/03/2013
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FEATURE

On the Water: Idyllic Escapes to Northwest Islands, Beaches, Rivers, and Lakes

The sun is here! Now's the time to start planning your day and weekend trips to the Northwest best waterfront spots.

  • 05/01/2013
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ON THE WATER

Beach Retreats

From pizza night at Cannon Beach to sandboarding the dunes of Florence, we've got the best places to stay, play, and chow down on the coast.

  • 05/01/2013
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FEATURE

Ocean Alchemy

Great artisan salts are made across the world—but not much in the United States. From the mucky shores of Netarts Bay, Ben Jacobsen wants to change that.

  • 04/12/2013
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