Cape Arago State Park – Oregon Coast

Cape Arago

Located at the end of Cape Arago Highway, about 14 miles southwest of Coos Bay, and 5 miles of Charleston, the park is a part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Bordered on the south by Shore Acres State Park, Cape Arago was a part of Louis J. and Lela Simpson estate.…

Continue reading

Astoria-Megler Bridge – Oregon Coast

Astoria Megler Bridge

Spanning the Columbia River fourteen miles of its mouth, the impressive Astoria-Megler Bridge, also known as Columbia River (Astoria) Bridge connects the western part of Astoria and Point Ellice in the state of Washington. The bridge became the final segment of Highway 101 in the continuous route between the Mexican and…

Continue reading

Great Columbia Crossing 10k Run/Walk Event – Astoria

Astoria Megler Bridge

The most northern and the oldest town west of Rockies, Astoria is renowned for its blend of culture, history, and traditions… Things to do: Astoria Column Riverfront Trolley Columbia River Maritime Museum Astoria-Megler Bridge Read More… Where: Astoria • Oregon • 97103When: The first weeks of October annually The Astoria Megler Bridge is…

Continue reading

Astoria Riverfront Trolley – Oregon Coast

Astoria Riverfront Trolley Old 300

A vivid picture of history, Astoria Riverfront Trolley “Old 300” offers a guided hour-long ride (round trip) along the waterfront of the Columbia River and Astoria Riverfront Walk through the oldest Oregon town. This is a signature trolley that was built by the American Car Company in 1913 for the San Antonio Traction Company…

Continue reading

Civil War Reenactment and Living History – Fort Stevens State Park

Fort Stevens

Located 10 miles west of Astoria and near Warrenton, Fort Stevens was built in 1864 and remained an active military reservation until 1947…Things to do: Fort Stevens Military Site Coffenbury Lake Peter Iredale Shipwreck Read More… Where: Fort Stevens State Park • Warrenton • Oregon • 97103 When: The Labor Day weekend annually…

Continue reading

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival – Astoria

Scandinavian Festival

The most northern and the oldest town west of Rockies, Astoria is renowned for its blend of culture, history, and traditions… Things to do: Astoria Column Riverfront Trolley Columbia River Maritime Museum Flavel House Museum Astoria Megler Bridge Read More… Where: Astoria • Oregon • 97103 When: Mid-June annually Scandinavian Midsummer Festival…

Continue reading

Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival – Astoria & Warrenton

Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival

The most northern and the oldest town west of Rockies, Astoria is renowned for its blend of culture, history, and traditions… Things to do: Astoria Column Riverfront Trolley Columbia River Maritime Museum Flavel House Museum Astoria Megler Bridge Read More… Where: Astoria • Oregon • 97103When: The end of April annually A…

Continue reading

Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament – Oregon Coast

Seaside Oregon

Located 16 miles south of Astoria and 80 miles west of Portland, the city of Seaside is Oregon’s oldest vacation seashore resort. Things to do and see: Promenade and Turnaround Seaside Aquarium Broadway Street Lewis and Clark Salt Works Seaside Carousel Mall Where: Seaside • Oregon • 97138When: The second week of…

Continue reading

Pouring at the Coast Craft Beer Festival – Oregon Coast

Seaside Oregon. Promenade and Turnaround

Located 16 miles south of Astoria and 80 miles west of Portland, the city of Seaside is Oregon’s oldest vacation seashore resort. Things to do and see: Promenade and Turnaround Seaside Aquarium Broadway Street Lewis and Clark Salt Works Seaside Carousel Mall Where: Seaside • Oregon • 97138When: The third weekend of…

Continue reading

Seaside Jazz Festival – Oregon Coast

Seaside. Promenade and Turnaround

Located 16 miles south of Astoria and 80 miles west of Portland, the city of Seaside is Oregon’s oldest vacation seashore resort. Things to do and see: Promenade and Turnaround Seaside Aquarium Broadway Street Lewis and Clark Salt Works Seaside Carousel Mall Where: Seaside • Oregon • 97138 When: The end of…

Continue reading

Newport Seafood & Wine Festival – Oregon Coast

Newport Yaquina Bay

People who are looking for an exciting coastal experience, often head to Newport – Oregon Coast. A popular tourist destination, the city of Newport is home  Historic Bayfront District Two lighthouses Oregon Coast Aquarium Hatfield Marine Science Center Nye Beach Where: Newport • Oregon • 97365 When: The end of…

Continue reading