Oregon Coast's ghost forest: Low tide on Neskowin Beach reveals stumps from a 2,000-year-old forest.

Did you know Oregon has a ghost forest?Oregon Coast's ghost forest: Low tide on Neskowin Beach reveals stumps from a forest--"tree trunks jutting out of the sand, like apparitions of the forest that used to stand there.

Glass Beach Floats (Finders Keepers Treasure Hunt in Lincoln City, Oregon)

Glass Beach Floats (Finders Keepers Treasure Hunt in Lincoln City, Oregon) My dream is to find one of these!

Ten Intriguing Things You Didn't Know About Lincoln City, Oregon Coast

Ten Intriguing Things You Didn't Know About Lincoln City, Oregon Coast - A hidden bay, secret parks, stunning geology and historical attractions are just a part of this little journey of discovery

We continued down 101 with a stop for lunch at Pacific City (), a popular public beach with a massive 500-foot dune that the kids were eager to climb. For my money, it was a less attractive spot than Cannon Beach, if only because people are allowed to park their cars on the sand, marring the view. We continued on past Newport, site of the Oregon Coast Aquarium (541-867-3474, ), which we skipped. (It seems to get mostly raves on TripAdvisor.)Instead we passed through Yachats and made a pit…

5 must-see spots along Oregon Coast Highway 101

e continued down 101 with a to. We continued on past Newport, site of the Oregon Coast Aquarium ), which we skipped. (It seems to get mostly raves on TripAdvisor.)Instead we passed through Yachats and made a pit st.

Coffee is essential for roadtrips, and we found the cutest little place in  Lincoln City, Oregon on our way up the coast! The best part? You don't even  need to get out of your car to "refuel" on espresso.  The drive-thru window at Mojo Coffee Co is so cute, and the baristas are  super friendly. Grab a cup of Stumptown (or a cold brew!) and you'll be all  set to drive the coast. There's also a small menu of breakfast burritos,  sandwiches, and other snacks that are a way better alternative…

Mojo Coffee in Lincoln City, Oregon

Devil's Punchbowl off of Highway 101 between Lincoln City and Newport, central Oregon Coast.

Sunset - Devil's Punchbowl, Oregon Coast<<<How come I've never been here? I've lived in Oregon my entire life.

Yachats, Oregon Thor's Well. On the Oregon coast there is a natural hole that seems to be draining the sea

Thor's Well

Thor’s Well, Oregon.Along Cape Perpetua lies Thor’s Well, a saltwater fountain driven by the power of the ocean tide. The best time to see it in action is an hour before high tide to an hour after high tide.

Drift Creek Falls- Lincoln City, OR  The Drift Creek Trail is amazing until you arrive at something even better and bigger that will take your breath away: a 240-foot long cable suspension bridge! Anchored by cables and ties that are cemented into opposing bluffs, the bridge holds over a hundred fifty thousand pounds, so it’s not going anywhere anytime soon.

Flanked by ferns, alder trees and vine maple, Drift Creek Trail winds through the rain-drenched Siuslaw National Forest. The Drift Creek Trail is am

Depoe Bay, between Lincoln City & Newport OR.  Walked this sidewalk more times than I could count!!!

Depoe Bay, between Lincoln City & Newport OR. Walked this sidewalk more times than I could count! Can't wait for next summers vacation!

The Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip - All 363 Miles and All the Best Things to Do on the Oregon Coast // localadventurer.com

The Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip - All the Best Stops

The Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip - All 363 Miles and All the Best Things to Do on the Oregon Coast

Wendy' can we find this on this trip too......."Neptune's Secret Garden," near Cannon Beach, Oregon.

rhamphotheca: magicalnaturetour: “Neptune’s Secret Garden” Tide pools with Green Anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) and Ochre Stars (Pisaster ochraceus), near Cannon Beach, Oregon (photo: Gary Loveless)

Lincoln City, OR The Taft District I miss the beach!

One Perfect Day in Lincoln City, OR: The Taft District

That historic Taft District in Lincoln City, OR offers old-world charm and great sites.

Anchor Away at Lincoln City | 3 BD Vacation Rental in Lincoln City, OR | Vacasa

Anchor Away at Lincoln City | 3 BD Vacation Rental in Lincoln City, OR | Vacasa

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