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Cannon Beach is world-renowned for its natural beauty, local dining, shopping scene and outdoor activities. But for those rainy days, The Cannon Beach Escape Room offers a different kind of indoor attraction. Read more

The natural beauty surrounding the Discovery Trail is eye-catching on its own. But the addition of some public art pieces scattered along the trail have made it truly breathtaking. Read more

Drivers, pedestrians and cyclists can all take in scenic views while riding on the last operating ferry on the lower Columbia River. Read more

If you’ve driven down U.S. Highway 101 through Seaside, a colossal birdhouse-like wood structure with a suspended kayak, large oak barrels and a seemingly-endless net of hanging ropes has likely caught your eye. Read more

Amid the pandemic, the North Coast adapts — and charts a return to the stage Read more

The North Coast and Long Beach Peninsula offer hikes, history and spectacular views Read more

So you came to the coast for the calming clap of the surf and some much-needed family R&R. But, inevitably, even with the sweetest kids, something goes wrong: attention spans wane, sunburns appear, sugars crash and you are left wondering what to do next without taking out a second mortga… Read more

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Drivers, pedestrians and cyclists can all take in scenic views while riding on the last operating ferry on the lower Columbia River. Read more

Amid the pandemic, the North Coast adapts — and charts a return to the stage Read more

The North Coast and Long Beach Peninsula offer hikes, history and spectacular views Read more

So you came to the coast for the calming clap of the surf and some much-needed family R&R. But, inevitably, even with the sweetest kids, something goes wrong: attention spans wane, sunburns appear, sugars crash and you are left wondering what to do next without taking out a second mortga… Read more

Horses have been a part of Northwest history through pulling covered wagons along the Oregon Trail to hauling logs through luscious forests. Today, their uses tend to be in recreation or tourism. On the North Coast of Oregon there are countless opportunities to spend time on horseback, no ma… Read more

It is said that dogs are man’s best friend. They’re always ready to go and always happy for an adventure with their favorite humans. Whether on the Astoria Riverwalk or walking through Fort Clatsop, Fort Stevens State Park, Cullaby Lake or on the beach, the best hiking companion has four leg… Read more

When Jacob Deatherage was living in Seattle in 1999 and working as a book dealer, the businessman Paul Allen gave him $5,000 to leave the apartment he was living in after Allen bought the building. Read more

Moods, colors and sunset hues: cranberry, amber and cerulean — dusk on the Columbia-Pacific beaches, the most sublime of experiences — rock the soul. Read more

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Fly over the coastline from Long Beach to Manzanita, spanning rocky cliffs, sandy shores and tumultuous seas with music by Astoria-based band The Hackles.  Read more

Oswald West State Park, Wheel Fun Rentals, the Fort to Sea Trail and Astoria Underground Tour make for fun times on our coast Read more

The Columbia Pacific is a playground for every type of explorer, whether you’re an art lover, history buff, sports junkie, or wilderness nut. Read more