Peter Iredale Shipwreck – Fort Stevens State Park

Peter Iredale Shipwreck

A landmark of the North Oregon Coast, the ghostlike Peter Iredale Shipwreck ran ashore on Clatsop Spit, south of the Columbia River channel on October 25, 1906. Located within Fort Stevens State Park, the wreckage is considered one of the most accessible and long-lasting in the world. The mouth of Columbia River is…

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Coffenbury Lake – Fort Stevens State Park

Coffenbury Lake - North Lake

Coffenbury Lake is a 56-acre typical coastal lake, containing water of rain falls and snow that was trapped between sandy dunes decades ago. There are no inflowing or outflowing streams. Fluctuation of level depends on seasonal changes in the water table. The narrow but about a mile long, the freshwater…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Drift Creek Covered Bridge – Oregon Coast

Drift Creek Covered Bridge

The oldest of the remaining covered bridges in Oregon, the Drift Creek Covered Bridge, was constructed south of Lincoln City in 1914 over the Drift Creek on the main road along the Oregon Coast. The bridge was destroyed by floods in the 1930s and later in 1933 rebuilt. By this time the American road system…

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