Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival (2023)

Astoria is the crown jewel of Oregon tourism. It is perfectly quiet and laid back but with plenty to see and do. It’s rustic but not too rough around the edges. It’s also the perfect getaway from busy destinations like Portland or Seattle. Astoria makes an excellent day trip from your Long Beach vacation rental. […]

Clamming in Long Beach, WA: A Beginner’s Guide

For those of us who weren’t raised along the vast stretch of crashing gray waves and grass-crested dunes of Washington’s coastal beaches, the term ‘clamming’ might sound like a peculiar or downright strange activity. Possibly one only reserved for crusty fishermen or grizzled longshoremen digging waist deep in muck. But for those who grew up […]