Choose your own Adventure Fall version: Cannon Beach and Seaside

What would you do if you had 2 nights and a full day in Cannon Beach or Seaside this Fall? Here is the 2nd part of a series of mini itineraries set up in a ‘Choose your Own Adventure’ format. Simply choose one or more option from each category.

On your way to Cannon Beach or Seaside:

A.  Travel via (   ) and EAT at __________



B.  Travel via (   ) and EXPLORE__________

  • (Portland) heading West on HWY 26 stop at: Camp 18 Restaurant – walk around and see the Loggers Memorial, walk on the short trail behind the restaurant beside the creek, grab a huge cinnamon roll to go, check out the large logs and railroad cars.
  • (Tillamook) heading North on Hwy 101: Cape Meares Lighthouse. See the lighthouse, walk to the Big Spruce, (Oregon’s largest Sitka Spruce) and view birds and possibly whales offshore.
  • (Astoria or Washington) heading South on Hwy 101: Learn about the Columbia River Bar, one of the most dangerous passages in the world at the Columbia River Maritime Museum.
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Stay overnight in Cannon Beach, OR at Inn at Haystack Rock or the Blue Gull Inn

or Seaside, OR at the Gilbert Inn (B & B one block back from the beach), Inn at the Prom (on the beach). Make your own Memories.

Full Day:

C.  It’s a Sunny day and you want to stay in the area (choose one or more)bike photo_smaller

  • Go Birding. Here are some locations you can go.
  • Golf. Here are some ideas of where to go
  • Walk the Prom in Seaside
  • Rent a bike or surrey for 1 or up to 11 people from Wheel Fun Rentals
  • Hike (Neakahnie, Ecola State Park (featured photo), Fort Stevens, Fort Clatsop) More info here


D.  It’s a rainy day and you want to stay indoors


Stay overnight and do some more exploring