Archive for September, 2014

  1. Cannon Beach’s Race the Wave 5K run raises awareness of Oregon tsunami preparedness

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 29, 2014

    By Grant Butler for The Oregonian About 100 runners took to the streets of Cannon Beach Sunday as part of the Race the Wave 5K run to raise awareness about the threat of tsunamis along the Oregon Coast. The first-time event, which began on the beach and progressed along evacuation routes to higher ground, included educational material designed to inform participants about the danger posed by…

  2. Audition for TV on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 26, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – Chinook Winds Casino Resort is hosting two television show auditions in October! The Amazing Race will be conducting auditions on October 4 at 11am and Wheel of Fortune on October 11 and 12 from 1pm to 5pm. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be on two of the nation’s top shows! If you and a teammate are looking for the…

  3. October Specials at Newport’s Hallmark Resort

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 26, 2014

    Did you know autumn is called the “second summer” at the Oregon coast? With crowds at bay and temperatures turning cozy — autumn is our best kept secret. Take advantage of special fall rates at the Hallmark Resort in Newport. Traditional Rooms starting at $99 (reg. $189). Limited edition rooms starting at $144. Reserve online or call 855-428-6714. Use promo code: FALL Limited availability -book now!

  4. Fall Fun in Pacific City

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 26, 2014

    With stormy weather or blue skies, Pacific City shines in the fall. Here in this sleepy coastal hamlet just a few miles west of Highway 101 you’ll find sandy beaches, the “other” Haystack Rock, a wide variety of outdoor fun and craft beer brewed just for the season. Pacific City is home to Oregon’s only beachfront brewery, Pelican Pub & Brewery, known for delicious drafts…

  5. Uncurbed Adventures in Florence

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 26, 2014

    There’s always plenty to see and do in Florence — from the lively Historic Old Town and boardwalk to the rolling Oregon Dunes and the postcard-worthy Heceta Head Lighthouse. But this fall, the more you get around, the better your chances for taking home a memorable keepsake. Take part in Florence’s Uncurbed Adventures promotion; for every $25 spent at participating businesses, you’ll earn a coaster…

  6. Photographing the Wild South Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 26, 2014

    With its ever-changing light, varied landscape and abundant wildlife, the Southern Oregon Coast is a photographer’s dream. Just ask Nick Martin, a freelance photographer based in Bandon, who routinely trains his lens on the beauty of this region. Martin, who has been photographing in and around Bandon for six years after relocating from Colorado, knows a thing or two about capturing an arresting image. “The…

  7. Carter Dunes

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Jessica Beauchemin / September 21, 2014

    The Taylor Dunes and Carter Dunes trails transport hikers from the bustling coastal highway, across forest, wetland and dune, to the quiet roar of the Pacific Ocean. What makes this hike so special is that it’s only accessible by foot, so it receives surprisingly few visitors. 

  8. Chowder Competition on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 17, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – The 10th Annual Chowder Cook-Off returns to Tanger Outlets in Lincoln City on November 8-9, 2014. Watch as professional chefs from around the Pacific Northwest battle for the best chowder. This event also features live music, local beer and win, kids activities, and a Native American Heritage celebration. On Saturday, November 8 from 11am to 4pm, restaurants from all over the…

  9. Second Summer in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 16, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) – If it seems like summer hasn’t ended on the Oregon coast, you’re right. In fact, right now is called the Second Summer by many in the Newport area – a phenomenon that covers the entire coast, actually. Temperatures linger in the 60’s and 70’s, there are less winds and more blue skies. On top of it, lodging prices start dropping, the beaches…