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Cannon Beach hosts 2016 Sandcastle Contest

Cannon Beach promises a wonderful getaway any time of year. But for those who cherish the art of sandcastle-making the weekend of the annual Sandcastle Contest June 11-12, 2015 is truly magical. That weekend will celebrate the 52nd anniversary of its annual Sandcastle Contest with the actual building happening on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The […]

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Travelers Dine on Seafood on the Oregon Coast

A trip to the beach wouldn’t be complete without fish and chips or clam chowder. But even better — how about bringing a taste of the Coast home? Or cooking it over your campfire or in your rental kitchen? We polled our Visit the Oregon Coast Facebook friends to find out where to go for […]

Outdoor Activities

Ecola State Park Attracts More Than .5 Million Day Visitors

While Oregon’s seaside communities with their shopping and amenities offer great allure, I personally prefer to spend my time on the state’s gorgeous, wild beaches and tramping through the woods. That is why I love Ecola State Park. That and it oozes with Corps of Discovery history! Wrapping around Tillamook Head, between Seaside and Cannon […]

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Celebrate during Cannon Beach’s Haystack Holidays

I love Cannon Beach, Ore., in all kinds of weather and most any time of year. That is why it is one of my first choices for a true holiday getaway. It offers great shopping, restaurants, cozy lodgings, lots of holiday cheer and, of course, marvelous, wild, blustery beachcombing on Cannon Beach! To motivate beach […]