Things To Do On The Oregon Coast

You've obviously come here in search of fun things to do at the Oregon Coast (am I quick or what?).

What are you in the mood for? Something that involves food? How about a sunbuggy ride on the dunes of Reedsport?

Maybe you want to venture off on your own or join a crowd for an exciting event....Not a problem!

Actually, I think that a more realistic question would be: What is there NOT to do at the Oregon Coast?

There are so many wonderful activities up and down the coastline. Don't limit yourself. Look around. Be creative. Depending on the city you're in along historic Hwy 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), you'll find a plethora (I think I broke my tongue on that one!) of things to do that will be just your cup of tea.

Here's a list of groovy ideas and suggestions that you may find well worth your time:

things to do oregon coast

  • BIKING - Rent a couple of bicycles or motor scooters and then explore the pathways, alcoves and "secret places" where lovers can participate in a bit of private smooching. Read more....
  • KITE FESTIVALS - Bring or purchase a colorful kite from one of the many friendly shops in the area and let the sun and wind take you to a new level of fun. Participate in one of the annual kite festivalsYou will find some of the largest and most beautiful kites in the world right here at the Oregon Coast. If you want to blend right in with the natives, here is one of the things to do. Read more....

  • KITEBOARDING - Why fly a kite, when you can ride it? For some heart-pumping action on the ocean, learn what is all about. Such fun! Read more....

  • SANDBOARDING - Take to the Oregon coast dunes and go shredding on the sands!
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  • BEACHCOMBING - One of my favorite things to do is beachcombing the Oregon coast expansive beaches, seeing what kind of treasures I can find. Read more....

  • TIDE POOLING - Hunting for fascinating creatures of the sea, living among the tide pools, is something fun for the entire family. You may want to each bring notebooks and keep a log of who finds what. Make a game out of it! Read more.....

  • GEOCACHING - Speaking of treasures, grab a friend and find hidden treasure, the high-tech way. Read more....

  • AGATE HUNTING - There is a treasure trove of lovely agates that can be found all along the Oregon coast beaches. People hunt agates as both a hobby and commercially. Read more....

  • GLASS FLOATS - Keep an eye open for the beautiful and rare Japanese glass floats that sometimes wash up on shore. Sometimes, they're even placed there on purpose! Read more....
  • CRABBING & CLAMMING - You want the freshest, most mouth-watering seafood you can get, right? You may consider doing it yourself!

    For an ultimate things to do time, It's a lot of fun and pretty exciting to rent some gear from the local bait shop in town and start fishing for the coast-wide favorite: Dungeness crab.

    Prepare for an evening dinner by grabbing shovels and a bucket (Hey! The romance is in the meal part; this is the pre-romantic, fun part!) and go on a clam hunt.

  • FISHING - Pack a big lunch, grab your fishing gear and head out for some of the finest fishing anywhere. Read more....
  • WHALE WATCHING - Take a charter boat and go whale watching along the Oregon CoastRead more....

  • COVERED BRIDGES - Stroll hand-in-hand over some of the area's gorgeous bridges. Read more....
  • HORSEBACK RIDING - Talk about relaxing! Being on the back of a horse as it gallops along the beach and through the surf is a freeing and awesome experience. Not to mention romantic. Check with the local Chamber of Commerce for stables in the area you are in. Many offer excellent escorted riding trips.
  • FIND GHOSTS! - Investigate the mysterious and ghostly tales that haunt the coastline towns. Read more....
  • CAMPING THE COAST - Enjoy the outdoors on into the night by renting a yurt, tepee, wagon, cabin or tent and camp along the coast. Read more....

  • MOVIE TRIVIA - Wow your friends and family with the trivia of knowing what movies were made along the Oregon Coast. Read more....

The Oregon Coast isn't only fun in the warm months. No sir-ee! Things are happening here all year round! Look what happens in the wintertime.

Experience all the excitement and romance that the Oregon Coast has to offer and, if you have the time (you took three months off of work, right?), don't miss anything. It will provide you special memories for years to come.

Whether you're a native to the coast or a visitor, we'd love to hear about any adventures you'd like to share. Not only does it build community here, but it gives others ideas of what they can do around the area. Finally, it's just plain fun to swap stories with others! ;)

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