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Welcome to the Oregon Coast

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Travel Tip

Unlock hidden gems along the Oregon Coast with these insider tips!

1) Hidden Beaches: Opt for secluded coves over popular spots like Fogarty Creek for tranquility.

2) Clamming Secrets: Check minus tides for abundant clamming, revealing more seabed.

3) Local Cuisine: Head to small-town diners for the freshest, off-the-radar seafood.

4) Quiet Wildlife Spots: Visit estuaries during off-season weekdays for peaceful animal sightings.

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Every journey to the Oregon Coast is filled with breathtaking views and unforgettable adventures. But before you set out to meet the majestic Pacific, make sure you're fully prepared! 🎒🌅

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Oregon Coast Regions

The Goonies

Twilight

Kindergarten Cop

Point Break

Free Willy

1941

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

The Temp

Permanent Record

Hysterical

Cold Weather

Chances

Razilee and Elija: Part 3

Floater

Artemis Rising

Step by Step

Politics of Sand

Ask Me No Questions

Aetas

Alien Hunters

Sound and Fury

Alan Bean: Artist, Explorer, Moonwalker

Soul Collectors

Minaret

Oregon Film Feature

The length of time needed for a trip along the Oregon coast will depend on your personal preferences and the specific activities you want to do.

If you want to take your time and explore the coast at a leisurely pace, you may want to plan for at least a week or more.

This will allow you to visit multiple towns and take part in a variety of activities such as hiking, fishing, and beachcombing.

If you're short on time, it's possible to see some of the main highlights of the coast in a couple of days, although you will not have much time to explore.

You can make a plan that focuses on the most popular destinations, such as Cannon Beach, Lincoln City, Newport, and Florence.

Yes, the Oregon coast has seashells. However, the abundance and variety of shells you will find will depend on the location and time of year.

The Oregon coast is known for its rocky beaches, which may not have as many shells as sandy beaches.

However, you can still find a variety of shells, such as moon snails, tiny periwinkles, and small mussels.

Some of the best places to find shells along the Oregon coast include the tide pools and rocky areas around Yaquina Head, the beach at Ecola State Park, and the beach at Sunset Bay State Park.

Beachcombing is usually best during the lowest tides, and after storms when the waves bring more shells and other debris to the shore.

It's worth noting that Oregon state laws protect many of its natural resources, including shells, and it's illegal to remove certain types of shells, such as those from protected species, from the beach.

Always check the state park rules or local regulation before you take any shells home.

The Oregon Coast is famous for its dramatic coastline. Winding roads follow the contours of cliffs that drop steeply into the Pacific Ocean.

If you love crowds and sun visit during the summer time. Winter can also be a great time to visit you may see dramatic waves and even some light snowfall. Each month offers something new to see at the Coast!

There are so many great things to do on the Oregon Coast! You could spend days exploring tide pools, hiking through coastal forests, or simply relaxing on one of the many beautiful beaches. Don't forget to enjoy some of the fresh seafood while here!

Dress in layers. Whether you are here in the Summer or rainy season you never know what weather you are going to run into.

The average temperature is in the 60s, while in the winter it hovers around 50 degrees. The Oregon Coast is notorious for its foggy days, so come prepared with layered clothing.

THINGS TO DO AT THE COAST

EXPERIENCES THAT MAKE MEMORIES

Oregon Coast Water Sports and Activities

Water Sports and Activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Crabbing
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Oregon Coast Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures

  • Hiking
  • ATVing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sandboarding
  • Rock Climbing
  • Paragliding
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Oregon Coast Leisure and Relaxation

Leisure and Relaxation

  • Camping
  • RVing
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Oregon Coast Wildlife and Nature Exploration

Wildlife and Nature Exploration

  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Tide Pooling
  • Whale Watching
  • Bird Watching
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Oregon Coast Cultural and Educational Experiences

Cultural and Educational Experiences

  1. Educational Activities
  2. Lighthouse Tours
  3. Historical Site Tours
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Oregon Coast Group and Family Activities

Group and Family Activities

  1. Horseback Riding
  2. Beachcombing
  3. Scenic Drives
  4. Kite Flying
  5. Lighthouse Tours
  6. Aquarium
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