The retro postcard-style mural in downtown Seaside sets the tone.
SEASIDE, Ore. – Before we get much farther down the coast, I have to ask the litmus-test question: Do you love Seaside or do you hate it?
Brian Cantwell: email@example.com; on Twitter: @NWTravelers. Brian J. Cantwell is outdoors editor and writes about travel for The Seattle Times. A sailor, skier, hiker and cyclist, he lives on his boat on Puget Sound.