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Welcome to the Oregon Coast!

The Oregon Coast is known for its stunning views, vast forests, and sandy beaches.

With some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery in the US, it is no wonder why so many people visit the Oregon Coast each year.

From dramatic cliffs and headlands to sandy beaches and lush rainforests, the Oregon Coast has something for everyone.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, the Oregon Coast has something to offer.

There is so much to explore on the Oregon Coast, so come journey with us!

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Travel Tip

The Oregon Coast is a must-see destination for any traveler. With its rugged coastline, beautiful beaches, and charming small towns, there is something for everyone on the Oregon Coast. Here are a few tips to make the most of your visit:

1) Make sure to visit some of the smaller towns along the coast. They offer a more authentic Oregon Coast experience than the larger towns.

2) Drive or bike the Oregon Coast Highway. The views are amazing and it is a great way to see all the different parts of the coast.

3) Visit in the spring or fall. The weather is usually mild and there are fewer tourists

4) Always dress in layers. You never know what the temperature will be.

Are you ready to explore the stunning natural beauty of the Oregon Coast? Look no further than Oregon Coast Journey, your go-to resource for all things Oregon Coast!

Our team of travel experts has been working hard to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the best places to visit, the most exciting things to do, and the most delicious places to eat along the Oregon Coast. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or planning your first trip to the area, our comprehensive guide will ensure that you have the best experience possible.

From the rugged coastline to the quaint towns and cities, there's something for everyone on the Oregon Coast. Discover the magic of the sea stacks at Cannon Beach, the charming harbor at Newport, the world-renowned seafood in Charleston, and so much more. Our guide includes tips on everything from outdoor activities and family-friendly attractions to shopping and dining.

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Going Whale Watching

Unforgettable Wildlife Encounter

Whale watching is an activity that is enjoyed by people of all ages. 

And there's no better place to go whale watching than Oregon. 

With its beautiful coastal scenery and rich marine life, Oregon is a top destination for whale watchers worldwide.

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Whether you are visiting from nearby Portland or just outside the area, there is plenty to see and do in Newport. 

Its proximity to the Pacific Ocean provides a unique getaway for those seeking peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

You will not find any large cities anywhere close by either, so if you want to escape the noise, traffic, smog, or other city noises, this could be an ideal location for you. 

Here are our top recommendations for hotels in Newport if you plan on exploring this coastal town that has something special going on all year round.


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

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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.

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.

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A Note From Melinda

Hello! I'm the creator of Oregoncoastjourney.com, a website dedicated to locals and those visiting our amazing coast.

Raising my family here on the Oregon Coast and living here for so many years has made me passionate about this place we call home. I love exploring every corner of our coastline and sharing what I find with others.

I'm a writer, photographer, and lover of all things outdoors.

Just last week I went out for dinner with my Sister and her family. We got to sit there and watch as the fisherman threw fish to the Seals. There were at least 10 seals waiting their turn for the next fish!  This is just one of the many amazing adventures you get to have while on the Oregon Coast!

Whether you're a local looking for some insider tips or just visiting and want to know the best places to eat, shop, play, or stay, you'll find everything you need right here on Oregoncoastjourney.com!

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