Winter Road TripFebruary 8, 2016
The GorgeFebruary 8, 2016
One Hour from PDX: Oregon Coast
Dig your toes in the sand and soak up some fresh salt air.
All 363 miles of the Oregon Coast are free and open to all of us. Which means how you choose to explore it is entirely up to you.
You can sandboard or dune buggy the sand dunes down south, or hit your way out of a sand trap inside the best public golf resort in America.
You can investigate its tide pools, hike up its cliffs or down through ancient old-growth forests to discover its hidden surf spots.
You can hunt for agates, or beach-comb, or build forts from washed-up driftwood.
You can watch waves crash at Devil’s Churn or Devil’s Punch Bowl, or find the surprise waterfall at Hug Point.
You can look for whales, or say hello to the seals, or crab from a boat or a dock or on the beach itself, at night, illuminated by the lamp of a lighthouse.
Sleepy coffee roaster by day, world-class hidden restaurant by night, visit the Sleepy Monk Coffee Roasters in Cannon Beach, Oregon for a cup of organic joe in the morning. Head back around 5 PM for French Irish fusion at the Irish Table, a hidden restaurant behind the roaster.
Visit Travel Oregon’s
website for more planning tips and recommendations.