Seaside Stories

Family Magazine: Vacation 101

April 15, 2012 | by Jon Rahl

Here’s an article from the April 2012 issue of Family: The Magazine for Military Families. This article, titled “Vacation 101” features the North Coast of Oregon, encourages families to “Roll on down the Oregon Coast for a family-friendly trip to remember, and it includes the coastal towns of Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, and Tillamook.

Here is a PDF of the complete article.

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