25 Guiding Lights

We shine a spotlight on our favorite lighthouses from coast to coast.

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Matt Brown

Illuminating the Scene

The automated beacon on Heceta Head’s 56-foot tower casts the strongest light on this stretch of Oregon coastline. For optimal views of this stunning sight, drive south from Yachats at dusk, head toward the mouth of Cape Creek, then just follow the glow.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.