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Clamber up the Column's 164 steps to the top of the world, Astoria style. Other than it providing the best vantage point for taking in all the Victorian houses dotting the ...
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Widely regarded as the gem of the Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. The massive beach, nine miles long in total, provides visitors ...
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Mike's Bike Shop provides "wheely" great fun for the whole family as you cycle on four surf-pounded miles of sand, while kites fly overhead and the iconic 235-foot Haystack Rock ...
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The official maritime museum of Oregon, the CRMM boasts an extensive collection of nautical artifacts, a WWII Navy Destroyer and a floating lighthouse. Many of the exhibits are ...
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Although migrating whales are most frequently seen during late December, mid-March, and early May, about 200 gray whales cruise the area around Depoe Bay year-round, and are ...
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Held daily in spring and summer by trained naturalists, Haystock Rock Awareness Program is an environmental educational program. Crowds gather near Haystack Rock to learn about ...
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Take a ride on the wet side, on one of the first nationally-designated "Wild and Scenic" rivers in the nation. Jerry's Rogue Jets celebrate their 50th year in operation, offering ...
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Considered one of the "gnarliest" parks in the United States, this skateboard park has over 100 lines and a 9-foot bowl. The park's latest addition (enclosed to combat wintry ...
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Rather than merely observe, the family can experience a hands-on lesson in either blowing a glass float or making a paperweight. One recent visitor was enchanted by the fact that ...
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Considered one of the Top 10 aquariums in the U.S., its exhibit, "Oddwater," states "it's OK to be weird!" Oddwater examines some of the strangest looking creatures directly south ...
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Ocean currents mixed with powerful winds have created a 32,000-acre wonderland called the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, stretching from Florence to North Bend. Though ...
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In this case, "hands-on" may mean some messy digits as the whole family participates in a cooking demonstration. Often specializing in Pacific Northwest cuisine, chefs participate ...
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