Category: Stories


Fall Decor Shopping in Rockaway Beach

As the cool night air here on the coast starts to get a little, well, cooler and it’s more common to reach for a blanket to throw over yourself while you’re enjoying the lull of the ocean waves, you might find your mind wandering to hay rides, foamy pumpkin spice...

Whale playing, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Spring Whale Watch Week Happening Now

You might not realize it upon first glance out toward the ocean, but hundreds of Gray Whales are migrating past Rockaway Beach right now. Literally – right now. This time of year, these majestic creatures begin their journey back home to Alaska, taking with them...

Cedar Wetlands, cedar decking, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

5 Pro Tips for Better Hiking this Spring

After experiencing some sunny weather on the Oregon Coast at last, it probably has you ready to break out your hiking boots, grab a water bottle and hit the trails for a chance to breathe in that fresh coastal air and witness the wonders of spring up close and...

Spend Spring Break in Rockaway Beach

The kids will be out of school before you know it and if you are looking for somewhere the whole family can go and be entertained, look no further than Rockaway Beach. With seven miles of beaches, you can spend your days letting the water lap your toes while the kids...

Your Weekend Guide to Rockaway Beach

Picture this: You’re in your car, driving the long and winding road to the Oregon Coast. For the next 48 hours, your time is your own. As you meander down Hwy 101, you are greeted by the four friendliest words: Welcome to Rockaway Beach.  Sure we’d all love to have a...

Remnants of the Emily G. Reed

A Tragic Valentine’s Day Story

For many, February is the most romantic time of the year, with cards, chocolates and flowers handed out in groves. In Rockaway Beach, February has become a time of remembrance; for you see it was on Valentine’s Day 112 years ago that a 215-foot sailing vessel...

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Rockaway Beach Oregon

Visitors Center at the Wayside
Look for the Red Caboose!

103 1st Ave
Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

Visit Rockaway Beach Office At City Hall

276 US-101, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136

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