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The Pacific Northwest

From coastal rainforest to outstanding wine trails to stunning alpine lakes, the Pacific Northwest will engage your senses.

Explore Oregon

  • Rainy Day Activities in Coastal Oregon Exhibits of preserved historical sailing ships inside a large warehouse sized museum.Although we strongly encourage you to layer up, get out there, and enjoy yourself in the pelting rain, we know that these wet outings need to be brief and interspersed with some inside time.
  • The Five Best Bakeries on the Oregon Coast A man in a white apron tends the till at a homey bakery with chalkboard signs.Nothing beats a ginger scone after a morning of beachcombing . . . unless it’s a still-warm cinnamon roll. The following bakeries are the real deal—no doughy white bread that ends up as gull food.
  • Coastal Oregon’s Dune Country: Coos Bay to Florence About 50 miles long, but only a couple of miles wide, the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area stretches along the coast from Coos Bay to Florence.The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area encompasses the largest and most extensive oceanfront dunes in the world. Learn about scenic views and recreation opportunities among the dunes.

Explore Washington