Discover the incredible outdoor adventure and charming seaside towns that define this dramatic coastline with Moon Coastal Oregon. Inside you’ll find:
Strategic, flexible itineraries that can be adapted for your budget and timeline, from a long weekend getaway to a ten-day road trip covering the entire Oregon coast, designed for campers, surfers, culture mavens, wildlife enthusiasts, romantics, and more
Activities and ideas for every traveler, season, and budget: Hop in the car and take the Pacific Coast Highway for a stunning coastal road trip, stopping along the way to explore charming harbor towns. Spot sea lions, puffins, and marine birds, go whale-watching, or zip up a wetsuit and catch a wave. Camp among sand dunes and shipwrecks, gaze at free-swimming sharks at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, or visit one of Lewis and Clark’s expedition landmarks. Forage for your own dinner of crabs, clams, and mussels, or relax with a beer at a local fish shack. Hike through any of the 80 state parks along the coast, and discover the best photo ops for that perfect Pacific sunset
Where to find the top outdoor adventures, whether you’re looking for water sports, fishing, hiking, biking, or whale-watching
Expert insight from Oregon locals Judy Jewell and Bill McRae on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from cozy seaside inns to wilderness campsites
Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
Detailed coverage of the North, South, and Central coasts, including small towns, undiscovered beaches, and larger hubs like Astoria, Newport, and Lincoln City
Thorough information, including background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local culture
With Moon Coastal Oregon’s expert tips, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
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