Archive for December, 2017

  1. Where to Eat in Cannon Beach

    Posted by OCVA / December 14, 2017

    From a celebrated cooking school to fine dining to seafood hot spots, Cannon Beach is cooking up a storm. One man who knows the how and why is Chef John Newman, owner of Newmans at 988, an intimate French-Italian bistro that Newman and his wife, Sandy, opened in February 2006. It remains one of Cannon Beach’s most notable eateries, and one of many, he asserts,…

  2. Annual Dungeness Crab & Wooden Boat Show Means Food and Fun on the Coast April 21-22, 2018

    Posted by OCVA / December 4, 2017

    Depoe Bay will be cooking up locally caught Dungeness crab and showing off colorful classic wooden boast at the world’s smallest harbor on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Indoor and outdoor dining will be available, with a selection of thirst-quenching brews in the beer garden. Thousands of pounds of delicious whole Dungeness crab will be cooked to perfection in front of Depoe…

  3. Tillamook and Florence Invest in Curb Appeal

    Posted by OCVA / December 1, 2017

    If you’ve driven through Tillamook, Oregon, lately, you’ve likely noticed some big changes in the works. The Oregon Department of Transportation is two years into a three-year project aimed at improving traffic flow, expanding bike and pedestrian paths and creating public gathering spaces. Many local leaders see the revitalization project as a way to bring more people into its historic downtown. Known as the U.S.…

  4. The Oregon Coast's Best Places for Whale Watching

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Vanessa Ball / December 1, 2017

    While whales can be seen year round on the Oregon coast, the winter and spring months are the best times for seeing these enormous creatures. Migration in December and again in late March means higher numbers and a higher viewing success rate. For some of the best sites to spot spouts, we’ve gathered together adventures that will give you the perfect viewing opportunity, as well as some handy tips. 

  5. 3-Day Itinerary for Astoria, Oregon

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Vanessa Ball / December 1, 2017

    Located on Oregon’s northwestern tip, Astoria makes for the perfect long-weekend getaway town. With a historic waterfront and a variety of activities for all ability levels, there’s no lack of things to do. We’ve gathered together a range of places to see and vistas to enjoy. We guarantee you’ll be making repeat trips to this special city. This itinerary can be done in either direction, depending on where you are coming from.