Both Newport and Lincoln City have hotel and motel room taxes that contribute handsomely to their tourism advertising budgets. But in south Lincoln County….not so much.
The communities of Seal Rock, Waldport and Yachats offer what many claim to be more rugged and dramatically beautiful coastlines. But how can those communities capitalize on that and many other attributes likes beautiful forests, trails and streams?
It’s a challenge that some of our south county communities are beginning to take seriously. Oregonian reporter Lori Tobias tells us what they’ve been up to in trying to convince more tourists to think of their area as a destination…not just a pretty picture drive-through. Click here.