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The Art of Real Estate: Add the Oregon Coast to Your Bucket List

As an avid lover of the beauty the coastal region of Oregon brings, you too can add some of the below to your 2020 to-do list!

Storm watching, crab eating, a magical hike through a misty old-growth forest followed by a cozy evening by the fireplace — those are just a few of the things on our Oregon Coast bucket list this season. So, what’s on your to-do list? From Astoria to Brookings, here are a few ways to ring in the winter on the Coast. Wherever you are, don’t forget to kick back, close your eyes for a bit and enjoy the sounds of the sea birds, the water and the loved ones around you.

1. Storm watching
The Pacific Ocean is a powerful force, and as winter storms batter the coastline, watching the waves crest and crash against the rocky capes and cliffs is a thrilling experience. The central coast has a wealth of places to storm watch, from Boiler Bay to Cape Perpetua and Heceta Head.

2. Whale watching
The gray whales migrate past the Oregon coast every December and March, and if you’re lucky enough to stop by during the annual Whale Watch Weeks, you can spot dozens of grays spouting, showing off their flukes and occasionally breaching. A pod sticks around throughout the year, too, typically feeding in the kelp beds near Depoe Bay.

3. Brookings Effect
The southern Oregon coast tends to be a bit warmer than the rest, thanks to warm winds that blow in from the Chetco River – a phenomenon known as the Brookings or Chetco Effect. Take advantage of the balmy weather to explore the beautiful parks up and down that part of the shoreline.

4. Boardman Scenic Corridor
One of the most scenic stretches of the Oregon coast, the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor on the southern coast is 12 miles of viewpoints, beaches and hiking trails. You can drive the corridor and pop in and out to viewpoints, or spend your time hiking the Oregon Coast Trail, which traverses the whole thing.

5. Redwoods
California’s giant redwoods get all the attention, but Oregon has a couple of groves of the big trees, too. You’ll have to head down to the southernmost reaches to see them, at either the Redwood Nature Trail near Alfred A. Loeb State Park, or the Oregon Redwoods Trail near the California border.

7. Surfing
There are certainly better places to go surfing on the west coast – and better seasons to do it – but those who brave the conditions to paddle out of the Oregon coast in the winter are treated to big swells, thin crowds and beautiful, wild terrain.
Reach out, I’d love to hear from you & answer all your real estate questions & concerns! The Oregon coast is truly a magical setting & it would be our pleasure to assist in all your buying or selling needs!

Cheers,

Coastal Oregon

Marie Curtis, Owner/Principal Broker
CLHMS, CRS
Licensed in the State of Oregon
RE/MAX Coast and Country
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