Out of all the coastlines in the continental US, Oregon might take the cake for being the most dramatic. Soaring sand dunes, miles-long beaches, cascading waterfalls, scraggy old growth forests and Americana hamlets define the 363 miles of the Oregon Coast. Since the Pacific Ocean isn’t a hot tub and Oregon is far from the warmest state, many visitors to the shore come simply to enjoy the majesty of the scenery and seaside towns. Others brave the hypothermia and suit up for some simply wicked surfing in coves that are far less crowded than their Californian counterparts. No matter what you are looking for, the Oregon Coast provides.
Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and helps you build trip itineraries with spots that integrate seamlessly into Google Maps and Uber. Download the app to add any of the spots below directly to your future trips.