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Fluid, graceful dolphins, cavorting seals, magnificent orcas, impressive bears... These are but a few of the lifelike marine and wildlife wood sculptures you'll find at Brian McEneny Woodcarving Gallery.

Brian works with a variety of beautiful wood including Red Cedar, Black Walnut, Cypress, Maple, Myrtlewood and Port Orford Cedar. Each piece is finished to enhance the wood grain and provide many years of enjoyment.<\/p>","post_name":"brian-mceneny-woodcarving-gallery","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.5016","lng":"-124.081","distance":"4.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/art-galleries\/brian-mceneny-woodcarving-gallery\/","terms":"an Art Gallery & Studios<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3351562","post_title":"Ocean Beaches Glassblowing & Gallery","post_content":"","post_name":"ocean-beaches-glassblowing-gallery","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.5048","lng":"-124.081","distance":"5.1","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/geotourism-sustainable-travel\/ocean-beaches-glassblowing-gallery\/","terms":"a Sustainable Travel<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"214596","post_title":"Earthworks Gallery","post_content":"

Northwest crafts gallery - a feast for the hands and eyes. Works by nationally known and Northwest artists shown in a quality setting. Find a wide range of media and styles with emphasis on clay, glass, artistic jewelry, watercolor, and pastel paintings. Open daily 10 am to 5 pm.<\/p>","post_name":"earthworks-gallery","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.3254","lng":"-124.101","distance":"9.1","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/art-galleries\/earthworks-gallery\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"215224","post_title":"Touchstone Gallery","post_content":"

More than 150 northwest artists and contemporary crafts people offering whimsical, sophisticated and graceful designs in jewelry, glass, ceramics, paintings, woodworking, and metal and stone sculpture - all created to lift your heart, mind and spirit. Represents 25 local artists. Open 10 to 5; closed Tues in winter.<\/p>","post_name":"touchstone-gallery","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.3251","lng":"-124.101","distance":"9.1","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/art-galleries\/touchstone-gallery\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"214660","post_title":"Wave Gallery","post_content":"

Represents three leading Oregon coast photographers: Bob Keller, Donna McCoy, Aaron Ellingsen. Additionally, the gallery offers handmade furniture and decorative items to complement the distinctive Oregon Coast beach house culture. Open 10 to 5; closed Tuesdays.<\/p>","post_name":"wave-gallery","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.3245","lng":"-124.101","distance":"9.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/art-galleries\/wave-gallery\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"664827","post_title":"Synchronicity101","post_content":"

Home and office art and accessories. Paintings, vases, bowls, lighting, centerpieces, mobiles and stabiles, door and floor mats, table place-mats, kitchen items, closks, etc. Open Thurs-Sun 11 to 5 (Nov-Mar)l 11 to 7 (Apr-Oct). Also open by appointment.<\/p>","post_name":"synchronicity101","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.3245","lng":"-124.101","distance":"9.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/art-galleries\/synchronicity101\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"986","post_title":"Little Log Church Museum","post_content":"

In downtown Yachats, find the historic Little Log Church Museum. Built by community volunteers with local timber hauled down the Yachats River, The Little Log Church was completed and dedicated in 1930. The church and property was sold to the Oregon Historical Society in 1969 when the congregation out grew this site. It became a museum in 1970 and was deeded to the city in 1986. The Little Log Church Museum houses settler exhibits, an extensive shell collection, and works of local artists and authors. It is staffed by volunteers and open to visitors daily except Thursday. The charming building is also available for rent to private parties for weddings and receptions.<\/p>","post_name":"little-log-church-museum","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.3117","lng":"-124.106","distance":"10.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/oregon-heritage\/hertitage-museum\/little-log-church-museum\/","terms":"a Museums & Interpretive Center<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Oregon Heritage<\/a>)"},{"ID":"214613","post_title":"The Gourmet Lady & The Wine Place","post_content":"

Gourmet specialty foods. Wine retail, wine tasting, and wine bar with deck seating. OR wines, choice selections from Europe, So America, Australia, and New Zealand. Local artists gallery. Open daily 11 to 6; Thurs-Sun 'til 5 pm in winter.<\/p>","post_name":"the-gourmet-lady-the-wine-place","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.3112","lng":"-124.105","distance":"10.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/art-galleries\/the-gourmet-lady-the-wine-place\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"214653","post_title":"Planet Yachats","post_content":"

Gems, minerals, fossils, beautiful wonders from around the planet! Open 10 am to 5 pm daily in summer; Fri-Mon in winter.<\/p>","post_name":"planet-yachats","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.3116","lng":"-124.104","distance":"10.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/planet-yachats\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"375767","post_title":"Cape Perpetua Scenic Area","post_content":"

Cape Perpetua is a large forested headland on the central Oregon Coast which projects into the Pacific Ocean. It's part of the Siuslaw National Forest and it is a great place to experience towering trees looming through a coastal fog, frothy surf crashing upon jagged shores, and majestic headlands offering clear views for miles.<\/p>\r\n

Cape Perpetua is located 2 miles from Yachats and has a visitor center (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center) that offers a phenomenal view of the ocean from inside and from the deck. A variety of short movies are shown in the theatre, and Center staff can answer questions and help you plan your trip.<\/p>","post_name":"cape-perpetua-scenic-area","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.2872","lng":"-124.114","distance":"12.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/cape-perpetua-scenic-area\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"2667766","post_title":"Wilder Disc Golf Course","post_content":"

The scenery of the Oregon Coast and fun of disc golf officially have come together at the Wilder Disc Golf Course in the South Beach area of Newport.The course is the first 18-hole challenge along Oregon’s coastline and takes full advantage of the area’s natural assets. All 18 holes play in deep woods with ravines and elevation changes.

Major brush and foliage is abundant and makes for an impressive wilderness experience. Hole 10 features an ocean view atop the coastal mountain-range hillside. The course is free to play, has 18 holes and totals 5,057 feet. Winding through a coastal forest, the course offers both uncommon challenge and gorgeous scenery.

The course is just off Highway 101 south of Yaquina Bay, across the road from South Beach State Park. Follow signs for Wilder Twin Park. <\/p>","post_name":"wilder-disc-golf-course","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6059","lng":"-124.046","distance":"12.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/wilder-disc-golf-course\/","terms":"an
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The Oregon Coast Aquarium is home to over 500 species of animals in both indoor and outdoor exhibits (it's also the former home of Keiko, the movie star Orca). Check out the Passages of the Deep, meet sea otters, jellyfish and more!<\/p>","post_name":"oregon-coast-aquarium","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6162","lng":"-124.048","distance":"13.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/aquariums-zoos\/oregon-coast-aquarium\/","terms":"an Aquariums & Zoo<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665253","post_title":"Hatfield Marine Science Center","post_content":"

The Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is a research and teaching facility located on the Yaquina Bay estuary, about one mile from the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. HMSC plays an integral role in programs of marine and estuarine research and instruction, as a laboratory facility serving resident scientists, as a base for far-ranging oceanographic studies, and as a classroom for students.

The various marine habitats in close proximity to the Hatfield Marine Science Center are ideal sites for ecological studies and provide a rich flora and fauna for laboratory investigations as it the Yaquina Bay estuary provides a gradient from marine to freshwater habitats with extensive intertidal sand and mud flats as well as salt marsh areas.

Visitor Center Hours - <\/strong>
Summer: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day

Winter: Thursday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.<\/p>","post_name":"hatfield-marine-science-center","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6221","lng":"-124.047","distance":"13.7","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/aquariums-zoos\/hatfield-marine-science-center\/","terms":"an
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Spend the day on Newport's Historic Bayfront, voted Best Waterfront by Sunset Magazine. See world famous murals and watch the sea lions play. Right across the street from the Wax Works and Ripley's Believe It or Not!<\/p>","post_name":"oregon-undersea-gardens","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.631","lng":"-124.052","distance":"14.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/aquariums-zoos\/oregon-undersea-gardens\/","terms":"an Aquariums & Zoo<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3869924","post_title":"Ocean Pulse Surfboards","post_content":"","post_name":"ocean-pulse-surfboards","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6329","lng":"-124.057","distance":"14.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/ocean-pulse-surfboards\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"4727146","post_title":"Bike Newport","post_content":"

“The Bike Shop” had been the only steadfast bike shop in Newport for over 20 years and the owners were ready to retire. We bought the business, moved it, changed the name, added Trek and became a full service bike shop. In 2008 we designed and built our new shop and added a \"Cycle Tourists Lounge\" and \"Yoga Loft\" upstairs and are now a destination business for the thousands of people who tour down the Oregon Coast.<\/p>","post_name":"bike-newport","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6403","lng":"-124.054","distance":"15.0","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/tour-companies\/bike-newport\/","terms":"a Tour Company & Guides<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"4288","post_title":"Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area","post_content":"

Jutting into the Pacific Ocean, this harsh, unforgiving environment hosts many forms of life. Harbor seals and whales are visible offshore year-round. In spring and summer, thousands of seabirds flock to the near-shore islands to breed and raise their you<\/p>","post_name":"yaquina-head-outstanding-natural-area","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6601","lng":"-124.047","distance":"16.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/yaquina-head-outstanding-natural-area\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665581","post_title":"Oregon Hatchery Research Center","post_content":"The Oregon Hatchery Research Center is a state-of-art research facility that provides a place for scientists to study native fish recovery and hatchery programs. Open to the public, this fascinating facility has a strong education mission to educate university students, K-12 youth, and interested individuals about wild and hatchery salmon and steelhead.","post_name":"oregon-hatchery-research-center","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.4227","lng":"-123.752","distance":"23.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/museums-interpretive-centers\/oregon-hatchery-research-center\/","terms":"a Museums & Interpretive Center<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"214687","post_title":"Heceta Lighthouse Gift Shop","post_content":"

Lighthouse and nautical gifts and apparel. Open 11 am to 5 pm Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend as volunteers allow.  You may walk the beautiful grounds and the gift shop, but the lighthouse itself is currently closed to visitors for restoration.<\/p>","post_name":"heceta-lighthouse-gift-shop","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.1367","lng":"-124.124","distance":"23.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/oregon-heritage\/lighthouses\/history-heritage\/heceta-lighthouse-gift-shop\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Oregon Heritage<\/a>)"},{"ID":"664813","post_title":"Sea Lion Caves & Gift Shop","post_content":"

Sea Lion Caves is a natural attraction - wild Stellar Sea Lions typically make their homes here all year long, drawn here by the protection offered by America's largest sea cave. The cave is in excess of 2 acres in size by 125 ft. tall. The tour consists of a pathway and modern elevator that takes people to nearly sea level where they can enjoy the giant cavern and wildlife that inhabit it. Tour tickets are sold in the gift shop, which also offers marine animal toys and souvenirs. Open 8:30 to 6; 9 to 4 in winter.<\/p>","post_name":"sea-lion-caves-gift-shop","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.1218","lng":"-124.127","distance":"24.4","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/shopping\/outdoors-nature\/sea-lion-caves-gift-shop\/","terms":"a Shopping<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"1217","post_title":"Sea Lion Caves","post_content":"

The Sea Lion Caves (the world's largest Sea Cave according to Guinness) are located appx. 11 miles north of Florence and offers an awe-inspiring, intimate view of Sea Lions in their natural habitat. Descend over 200-feet into the world's largest and most spectacular sea cave. The cave is the home of the wild steller sea lion, primarily during the fall and winter months and is called the hauling area. The rock ledge below the lookout located just outside the cave is the sea lions home during the spring and summer, and is where they breed and bear their young. Sea lions live at Sea Lion Caves year round.<\/p>","post_name":"sea-lion-caves","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.1204","lng":"-124.124","distance":"24.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/aquariums-zoos\/sea-lion-caves\/","terms":"an Aquariums & Zoo<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3158153","post_title":"Whale, Sea Life and Sharks Museum","post_content":"

The only Whale Museum in the state and the only museum in the world that focuses on individual gray whales. The museum features a section on Oregon's summer resident gray whales, a whale, dolphin and porpoise room, a shark room, a tropical ocean room, an intertidal display with cubbies of common and world wide invertebrates, a seal, sea lion and sea otter room, a seabird and shorebird room and a theater room.<\/p>","post_name":"whale-sea-life-and-sharks-museum","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.8089","lng":"-124.062","distance":"27.7","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/museums-interpretive-centers\/whale-sea-life-and-sharks-museum\/","terms":"a Museums & Interpretive Center<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"4252","post_title":"Whale Watching Center","post_content":"Every winter gray whales cruise along the Oregon coast en route from Alaska to Mexico, spouting geyser-like blasts of spray as they go. Thanks to towering coastal bluffs and a string of beaches set aside as state parks, Oregon offers visitors front-row seats for whale watching.\n

\nOregon Parks and Recreation Department park rangers are ready at the Whale Watching Center in Depoe Bay to answer your questions and help you find whales to watch. Located on U.S. 101 along the seawall in scenic Depoe Bay, the center is a perfect spot for visitors to locate and watch whales as they blow, dive, spyhop and breach. \n

\nWhale watching takes place almost year-round on the Oregon Coast. We watch whales in the winter from mid-December through January. Spring watching begins in March with a peak in numbers the last week and finishes in June with mothers and babies being the last whales traveling north. Summer brings whales that feed along our coast from July to mid-November. \n

\nDownload the
Whale Watching Center brochure<\/a> (1MB pdf); for a list of places to watch whales, go here<\/a>","post_name":"whale-watching-center","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.8104","lng":"-124.062","distance":"27.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/museums-interpretive-centers\/whale-watching-center\/","terms":"a Museums & Interpretive Center<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"747","post_title":"Darlingtonia Wayside","post_content":"

The Darlingtonia Preserve is located just off Highway 101, north of the town of Florence on the Southern Oregon Coast. The tiny park is centered on a peat bog that hosts an unusual concentration of carnivorous California pitcher plant, or cobra lily- known by the botanical name Darlingtonia Californica. The 18-acre preserve is the only Oregon state park dedicated to the protection of a single plant species.<\/p>","post_name":"darlingtonia-wayside","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.0476","lng":"-124.098","distance":"29.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/oregon-adventurecation\/darlingtonia-wayside\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"}]},"success":true,"html":""}