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There are vacations and then there are life-changing experiences. Oregon’s north coast is one of those places that will give you those experiences that last a lifetime. Oceanside is famous for its beaches and wildlife preserves. Like whale watching, for instance. In 1994, it was documented that rare North Pacific Right Whales had frequented the Three Arch Rocks Wilderness area. So, you may get lucky and see something truly amazing in the sea! There is also a lot of history, art, delicious food, and family friendly activities to keep you busy during your holiday.Elegant rentals with stunning views
Having incredible accommodations is one of the things that makes an epic vacation. These rentals are spacious and come with all the bells and whistles. While contemplating impressive ocean views, enjoy amenities like a big screen TV, Large living room, fully equipped kitchen and jacuzzi. Pair that with a huge outdoor terrace and dining area to make the most of those stunning views and you’ve got the vacation of the decade! Perfect for any traveler. Enjoy earthing in the garden or sip your favorite coffee on the balcony while watching the end to a perfect day. These convenient rentals make it all possible!
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The area and getting around
Manzanita is loaded with local artists and art events worth exploring. There are so many ways to express yourself artistically, you’re bound to find some interesting ideas here. Stop in at the Manzanita visitors center and pick up an Art Walk Guide to create your own tour of the art scene in and around the village. Be sure to visit Hoffman Center for the Arts and enjoy the workshops offered there. The live music, art galleries, bookstore and clay program will give you inspiration. In Nehalem you’ll see live theater performances and seasonal events like the Re-homed Art Show.Discover the wildlife
The beaches of Oceanside are mysterious because they are difficult to access. Tunnel Beach was created in the early 1900s by tunneling through the mountain, but if the tide is high you have to kayak or take a boat. Alternatively, when the tide is very, very low, you can make it around and see Lost Boys Beach. It was once a center for puffins, sea lions and seals but today there are just a few left. However, the National Wildlife Refuge is home to stellar sea lions, tufted puffins and murres.
Travelers and activities
Oceanside is the historic adventure of a lifetime. Rockaway Beach is a great starting point. You’ll find shipwrecks like the Emily G. Reed if the tide is right. Otherwise, it’s buried in the sand beneath your feet and only peeks out at certain times. Discover the fascinating story behind Twin Rocks and Daddy’s Train. The Chamber of Commerce has been housed in The Little Red Caboose since the 1900s and is now loaded with local history tidbits. In WWII soldiers lodged at Radar Road just behind Oceanside. The mysterious Glenesslin of 1913 still confounds people today, since there seems to be no reason that the ship went down. Luckily no one died!Oceanside for Outdoor adventurers
Bandon State Natural is the gateway for hiking to remote beaches to observe awesome seastacks, hidden stretches of untouched beach, and unique vistas. You can use a mountain bike or go horseback riding through these ‘scenic corridors’ like Devil’s Kitchen leading to Floras Lake. This is a long hike so bring food and plenty of gear to keep you safe. But the photo ops are amazing, you’ve never seen anything like it! While you’re exploring secret beaches don’t miss Short Beach and its 1000 steps to the shoreline. Hang gliding is popular in the area as well. Check out Tillamook for lessons or be a spectator.
The Octopus Tree near Cape Meares Lighthouse is listed in Ripley’s Believe It or Not for its eight massive, octopus-like limbs.
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If you’ve never done it before, visit Myers Facets Gems & Mineral Gallery where you can get some guidance for the exciting agate hunting experience. Myers has been collecting sea agates since primary school and recommends Oceanside and Gold Beach for excellent prospects. There are also agate collectibles and books for sale in her shop.2. Discover Oregon’s living history all in one place
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum is perfect for a rainy day to uncover the history of the beautiful Oregon coast. From the Tillamook Native Americans to original pioneers, there are over 55,000 artifacts to explore including many regional animal histories.3. Visit the smallest wilderness
In 1907 President Teddy Roosevelt declared Three Arch Rocks a National Wildlife Reserve. Besides the amazing rock islands commonly referred to as seastacks, there are a lot of special birds and marine life to see. In 1970 it was declared a wilderness area.4. Get a bird’s eye view of the iconic seastacks
Oceanside Open Hang-gliding is an annual event where you will see many sports fanatics taking the dive at Maxwell Point on Hang-gliders soaring over the coastline. There are lessons and tour packages in Tillamook coast if you want to try it, but spectating is also inspiring.5. Have a hearty snack, shop, and play
Blue Heron Cheese and Wine Company offers family friendly activities including wine and cheese tasting and a petting farm for the kids. It’s the perfect place for lunch featuring delicious hearty soups, gourmet sandwiches and fresh salads. The gift shop is stocked with 250 varieties of wines, cheeses, and novel gifts.