Food/Travel, Outdoor

All That Glitters Is Not Gold

Winter and spring are the best times to hunt agates—sparkly semiprecious stones that surface in shifting sands. STORY BY HELEN PICCA FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE HUNTING AGATES IS a favorite pastime when in Port Orford. Whether you are a short-term visitor or a […]


Top Five Hikes to Big Trees

Theses trails will lead you into some of the coast’s most spectacular old-growth forests. There’s a reason we’re drawn to big cedars, spruces, and other tall trees, and it’s not just historical interest. Yes, those few ancient cedars still extant on the Oregon Coast are museum-worthy—the last examples of the […]

NEWPORT, Outdoor

Historic Nye Beach

Historic Nye Beach Newport’s historic Nye Beach neighborhood has been popular with vacationers since the late 1800s, and its charm has only grown with time. Located right along the beach, it boasts cobblestone streets, unique architecture, and great boutique stores and restaurants (nyebeach.org). Get in the holiday mood at Charisma […]