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Waldport This metropolitan area is hugged by the McKenzie and Willamette Rivers. Its temperate climate allows for year-round outdoor activities and community events. Take a walk through the historic district, shop for antiques, gifts, and art, and afterward enjoy a meal at one of several unique diners or restaurants. Featured destinations include the historic Springfield Depot, Emerald Art Center, the Springfield Museum, and Wildish Community Theater. Tourists looking for both the beauty of the forest and the sea need look no further than Waldport. Nature lovers will admire the mingling hiking trails, scenic beauty, wildlife preservation, and sandy beaches. The Port of Alsea has easy access to both the bay and the river, and opportunities abound for fishing, boating, crabbing, and camping abound. For more information, contact: Springfield Chamber of Commerce 101 South A Street | Springfield, Oregon 97477 541-746-1651 www.springfield-chamber.org Swisshome This small, unincorporated area is eight miles from Mapleton on Highway 36. It sits just above sea level on the Siuslaw River. Tangent For more information, contact: Waldport Chamber of Commerce PO Box 669 | Waldport, OR 97394 541-563-2133, chamber@peak.org www.waldport-chamber.com Walterville Ten miles east of Eugene, Walterville offers the outdoor enthusiast a great place for hiking, fishing, boating, and whitewater rafting. Westfir Just south of Albany, this community has an abundance of outdoor activities centered around the Willamette River such as fishing, river tours, hiking, and hunting. Tidewater Heceda Head Lighthouse © Johnsroad 7 Well, we all know the chant; location, Tom Tom also offers an extensive, full-service delicatessen, as Borde explains, “Our best-selling items include beef and bean, and barbecue burritos; three different kinds of corn dogs; chicken on a stick that is all white meat, double coated and then deep fried; sandwiches made to order; biscuits and gravy; and potato Jojos. We also offer croissant sandwiches, chicken strips, and fried chicken is available certain hours of the day, plus we have a great breakfast casserole and breakfast burritos.” Also, Tom Tom’s large convenience store stocks grocery items that include everything from candy and cigarettes to a large beer selection, a full coffee bar serving nine different flavors of coffee, and it is the largest Pepsi- and bottled -water purveyor in the area. 42 Located in the heart of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Winchester Bay attracts visitors looking to ride the dunes, photograph beautiful scenery, and camp and fish to their hearts' delight. Annual festivities include the Chainsaw Sculpting Contest, Art by the Bay, and Crab Bounty Hunt. Winchester Bay is off Highway 101 between Florence and Coos Bay. For more information, contact: Toledo Chamber of Commerce PO Box 249 | Toledo, Oregon 97391 541-336-3183, www.visittoledooregon.com Turner TOM TOM DELI & MARKET CONVENIENCE STORE Home to the White Wolf Sanctuary and Educational Facility, this popular travel destination is a nonprofit organization that rescues and protects wolves. A