By: Judy Jewell
Observe mighty forces of nature, hike coastal cliffs, and savor a moment of solitude with Moon Coastal Oregon. Inside you'll find:
- Flexible, strategic itineraries, from seaside weekend getaways to a 10-day road trip along U.S. 101, with lists of the best off-the-radar beaches, campsites, fishing spots, photo ops, and much more
- The top activities and unique experiences: Scan the ocean for spouting whales or gaze at free-swimming sharks from inside the underwater tunnel at Oregon Coast Aquarium. Admire local art in Astoria's galleries, learn to blow glass Lincoln City, or soak in the sounds of a music festival in summer
- Outdoor adventures: Wander along the stack-speckled shoreline of Cannon Beach, admire the endless horizon from the top of a lighthouse, or hike across vast sand dunes. Set up camp in a yurt near shipwrecks, sand spits, or redwood forests. Explore any of the 80 state parks that line the coast, try your hand at sandboarding, or take an exhilarating jet-boat tour through Rogue River
- Local flavors: Sample award-winning cheddar cheese in Tillamook, slurp fresh-shucked oysters, or enjoy organic produce at a county farmers market. Kick back at a brewery with ocean views for traditional Northwest IPAs, light saisons, and sour wild yeast beers
- Expert insight from Oregon locals Judy Jewell and W.C. McRae on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from quaint coastal B&Bs to campgrounds in the redwoods
- Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
- Thorough background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local culture
With Moon Coastal Oregon's practical tips and local insight, you can experience the best of this unique region.
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