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If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path coastal gem along the Pacific Northwest, then look no further. Manzanita is an idyllic small town on the Northern Oregon coastline, just off Highway 101, with charming offerings for every type of traveler. This hidden gem of a seaside town features top-rated restaurants, pristine beaches, great shopping, and endless outdoor activities. Come enjoy your family summer vacation or a romantic couple’s weekend getaway in Manzanita!Finding your perfect Manzanita vacation rental
Manzanita is home to an endless selection of charming vacation rentals with something for every type of traveler. Couples can book a cozy, stylish rental with comfortable furnishings and up-to-date appliances. Oversized rentals are available for large groups and families and come complete with fully equipped kitchens and modern decor. Stay close to nature in a rental with a private garden space and plenty of leafy trees. Many rentals are just a stone’s throw away from the beach and several rentals with ocean views are available. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with their pets.
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The area and getting around
If you’ll be arriving to Manzanita by plane, the closest major airport is Portland International Airport, which is 65 miles, or just over an hour away. There are numerous closer, but smaller, regional airports, like Astoria Airport which is 31 miles away and Pacific City State Airport which is 35 miles away. From the airport, you’ll need to either take a bus or an Uber to Manzanita.Getting around Manzanita
If you’d like to rent a car during your time in Manzanita there are numerous car rental companies available in Portland and at Portland International Airport. Having your own car will offer much more freedom to explore the surrounding coastal areas during your time in Manzanita.
Travelers and activities
Manzanita has no shortage of family-friendly activities to enjoy. Grab a phenomenal breakfast at Bread and Ocean, which features a full menu of delicious offerings. Choose from freshly baked cinnamon rolls, veggie quiche, breakfast sandwiches, and more. Spend a day out with the family exploring the beautiful Nehalem Bay State Park, where you can hike through pine forests, walk along the 4-mile beach, and climb sand dunes.Manzanita for couples
Manzanita is the perfect destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway in a peaceful setting. Treat yourself and your significant other to a relaxing day at the spa where you can get couples massages and a variety of other spa treatments. There are several nice spas in Manzanita, but Spa Manzanita and Pauseful Massage & Botanicals are the top-rated options. Enjoy a peaceful hike at Short Sand Beach, where you can enjoy untouched coastal landscapes and dense pine forests with walking trails.
Famed Oregon governor Oswald West was so moved by the beautiful landscapes in Manzanita that he declared that all beaches in Oregon should always remain free and open to the public.
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Considered one of the most photographic spots in the entire state of Oregon, the stunning 7-mile stretch of shoreline at Manzanita is not to be missed. Spend an afternoon strolling along the beach, go horseback riding, sun bathe, or splash around in the waves. This beach is perfect for a family day outing or a romantic couple’s activity.2. Explore Oswald West State Park
This stunning coastal park stretches along 4 miles of sandy coastline and is set just 15 minutes south of the popular Cannon Beach. There are over 15 miles of hiking and walking trails that you can explore, many of which offer spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes.3. Climb Neahkahnie Mountain
Neahkahnie Mountain Loop Hike is a popular trail that leads through mystical old-growth forests to a spectacular viewpoint. The trail is a moderate 3-mile hike suitable for all skill levels. It is quite popular, especially on weekends, so it's best to go on a weekday to avoid the crowds.4. Dining in Manzanita
Manzanita is a foodie’s paradise with a myriad of fantastic dining options available in the small town. For some of the best food in town, grab dinner at Neah-Kah-Nie Bistro where you can enjoy upscale seafood dishes, hand-crafted cocktails, and stunning outdoor seating. For a fabulous brunch, head to Yolk where you can enjoy an all-day breakfast menu in a stylish and trendy space. For a casual lunch, grab a delicious burrito at Left Coast Siesta which serves a variety of Mexican comfort classics in a relaxed outdoor seating area.5. Explore downtown Manzanita
One of the best and most enjoyable ways to explore Manzanita is to simply just wander down the main street, Laneda Avenue. It’s the perfect spot for a short stroll, and it's where you’ll find the majority of eateries and cafés in town. Spend a few hours browsing the boutiques, spas, and independent bookstore.