: Kenji Sugahara

Brookings-Harbor

Welcome to Oregon’s Banana Belt, home to cool summer days and warm winters.

Coastal beauty abounds on this southernmost point of the Oregon Coast. Walk on beautiful beaches, hike forest trails, kayak the river or fly a kite. Here is your base camp for recreation along the Chetco River, the Redwoods and the Pacific Ocean. From Brookings to Port Orford, the highway hugs dramatic coastline lined with sea stacks and secret beaches, with the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor beckoning for exploration. After a day of adventures, Brookings offers a happy retreat ⁠— with incredible sunsets and winter storms to cap the night.

 

Trip Ideas

  • Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Brookings
    No matter the season, Brookings is a fun little town to visit. It's the first beach town you hit as you cross the southern Oregon border. Rain or shine, there is always something for the... More
  • Explore Harris Beach State Park
    It’s famous for sandy beaches, scenic rock formations, colorful tide pools, outstanding bird watching and frequently seen marine life. A visit to Harris Beach State Park in Brookings offers up the best of the breathtaking... More
  • Oregon Redwoods
    Oregon has a "Banana Belt?" Oh yes, it's true! A near tropical land, but you won't find any pineapples, mangoes or papayas growing from the ground. When you travel to the Brookings area you will... More
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What are some romantic spots along the Oregon Coast? We’re driving up the coastline from California.

If your idea of romantic spots is sharing spectacular scenery, your visit to the Oregon Coast will be a can’t-miss. I suggest you stop at the Oregon Welcome Center as you cross the state line near Brookings. Be sure to pick up information on the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor. You will enter this…

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