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Oregon Coast

Starting in Historic Astoria, Oregon and heading south, from the mouth of the Columbia River and follow the

Historic Astoria, OR

beautiful and quiet Oregon coastline.  Astoria is a nationally significant historic region at the western end of the Lewis & Clark Trail.  Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies and has a cinematic claim to fame as the backdrop to the movie “The Goonies”.

Traveling further down Highway 101 you will reach the small towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach. These are

Cannon Beach, OR

perhaps the most popular local and tourist attractions along the Oregon Coast.

You will find numerous events, RV parks, and plenty of easily accessible beaches.  A few hours further down you enter the bustling fishing towns of Coos Bay and North Bend, which are known for the the largest natural harbor between Seattle and San Francisco. Three amazing state parks offer many pit stops to visitors. Sunset Bay State Park, has a small bay surrounded by picturesque cliffs. Warmer bay waters make swimming an option, which is unusual for the Oregon coast. A beautiful Casino is also located here for further enjoyment.

Brookings, OR kite festival

Located just 6 miles north of the California border you have reached Brookings, the last stop along Highway 101 in Oregon. A wide range of dining and lodging options are available here, as well as Whale watching, hiking, kayaking, and the usual Coastal sightings such as antique shops, and art galleries. Brookings is home to the Annual Kite Festival of the Southern Coast.

Oregon Coast Road Trip

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