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Vacation in Port Orford~

July 21st, 2011
Photo Compliments of Port Watch Vacation Rental~

Photo Compliments of Port Watch Vacation Rental~

Port Orford is located on the the Southern Oregon Coast approximately a 1/2 hour drive south of Bandon and 1 hour north of Brookings. Enjoy your stay while lodging in a Port Orford vacation rental, many homes offer river, lake or ocean front views. The location between these two cities provide great opportunities for day trip exploring while making Port Oford your vacation destination. This unique coastal community has an unhurried atmosphere along with spectacular seascapes and uncrowded beaches.

The Port Orford area offers plenty of outdoor activities for your vacation including… ocean surfing, windsurfing, fishing, boating, hiking, beachcombing, crabbing, clamming and more. Hikers can enjoy amazing views of the southern Oregon Coast from the top of Humbug Mountain, a three mile hiking trail through beautiful groves of Port Orford cedars.

Things to See in the Port Orford area:

The Port of Port Orford – is a unique open water Port, the only natural open water port for 600 miles and only one of six “dolly” ports in the world. Fishing boats can’t be moored in the harbor due to it being unprotected from the southerly winds, so the boast are hoisted in and out each day

Battle Rock Park – A great spot for beachcombing, whale watching, surfing and kayaking… benches and a brickwork wall provide a natural amphitheater for the Annual 4th of July Jubilee fireworks

Cape Blanco Lighthouse Located in the Cape Blanco State Park 9 miles northwest of Port Orford, where you’ll find the lighthouse and the Historic Hughes House open for tours from April to October

Elk & Sixes Rivers – Known for great salmon and steelhead fishing

Humbug Mountain State Park – A popular spot for hikers, campers, cyclists, and whale watchers

~Thanks & have fun AT THE BEACH!

 

 

 

 

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