Maybe you already know that Tillamook County is home to breathtaking mountains, valleys, forests and, of course, the ocean.
But you probably didn’t know that it’s also home to the world’s largest wooden structure, the Tillamook Air Museum. The county has the first national wildlife refuge west of the Mississippi (Three Arch Rocks) and a lighthouse overlooking the state’s largest colony of puffins. It’s a fisher-clammer-crabber’s paradise that sits right on one of the nation’s most scenic drives (Highway 101). And the Pig-n-Ford races (which, believe it or not, are exactly what they sound like) are held at the Tillamook County Fair every summer.
Here are a few ideas to get you thinking about your Oregon Coast adventure: