This is a short walk along a ridge path in the town of Gearhart. Perfect for families or anyone who wants a little taste of nature a little bit off […]
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The King’s Mountain Trailhead gives access to the Wilson River Trail, which follows the river for 20 miles through the woods. From this trailhead you could head west for 7.4 […]
The small Westport Ferry boat is a fun ride, as it sits low in the water and offers a great view of the river’s scenery, wildlife, and shipping activity. Bring […]
This riverfront festival has live music, food, and fireworks. Stay a few days to enjoy movies, kayaking, kite flying, disc golf and more in St. Helens. Route 3 South County […]
Enjoy live music, carnival rides, games, and food at this fun summer festival, which includes a fireworks show over the river.
Go on a bike ride along the Willamette River or on one of many Corvallis bike routes. The Mid-Valley Bicycle Club has recommended rides starting at Osborn Aquatic Center, which […]
Located on the beach in Lincoln City, this festival includes beautiful world-class kites, expert kite flying demonstrations, and free kite-making for kids.
Visit the Whale Watching Center to see migrating gray whales and other species. Staff can give you tips on how to spot them from elsewhere on the coast. The best times […]
An annual event featuring delectable seafoods and over 150 premier Northwest wines, the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival is a great way to taste a little of everything. Regional artisans also […]
A historic district of Newport with beach access, chowder, performing arts centers, and more. Nye Beach is perfect for strolling along the beach, or browsing cute little seaside shops. It’s just […]