Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, a contingent of JapaneseI-Class submarines sailed from Yokosuka via the Marshall Islands to take up positions off Hawaii and the coast of North America.
Regions: Southern Coast
Spanish navigators were the first to explore the North American Pacific Coast, beginning fifty years after Columbus discovered the western continents.
Aircraft proved their military worth during World War I -- initially for observation purposes, and later for the support of ground troops and bombing.
Length: 363 miles / 580.8 km
Waterfalls, shopping and tours, oh my! Oregon's Southern Coast offers a wide variety of activities for everyone.
Breakers crash against the tilted sandstone cliffs of Shore Acres State Park. Sea lions bark from offshore reefs. Wavelets lap the beaches of hidden coves. If this seems an unlikely backdrop for a formal English garden, welcome to the surprises of Shore Acres. Easy trails explore the gardens and coastline, but note that dogs are not allowed outside of cars in Shore Acres State Park.
Begin in Bandon's Old Town, follow the beach past craggy islands in the surf, and then return along city streets atop the seashore cliffs.
This Coast Redwood was planted in 1992 at the site of the only Japanese aerial bombing of the continental United States on September 9, 1942.
Seeds for this non-native tree were brought here by an unknown settler, but this particular tree was transplanted to its present location by Harrison Blake when he built his house in the 1850's.
Oregon Coast charters offer fresh fish and a fresh experience
One of the most exciting things you can do while visiting the Oregon Coast is see it from the ocean.