Category: Stories


Best Kept Winter Secrets

Winter has officially landed on the Oregon Coast. Yes, that means summer won’t be here for another six months and that’s OK! There is more than one way to enjoy Rockaway Beach, and some of the greatest adventures in our little beach town wait for winter time. So grab...

Storm Watching 101

Close your eyes and picture your perfect vacation on the Oregon Coast. You might be conjuring up images of sunshine, gentle waves lapping at your ankles, and roasting marshmallows with friends around a bonfire. Sounds delightful… Sounds like those Rockaway Beach...

Photographing the Perfect Sunset

There’s a reason photographers – both professional and amateur – head to Rockaway Beach on a regular basis. We have some of the most breathtaking sunsets around. Part of what makes our sunsets so desirable are the iconic Twin Rocks, which add an artistic...

Come to Grumpy’s and Leave Happy

Sometimes you want to go where the pancakes are as big as your face, and the warm greeting you get when you walk in the door is liking coming home to family on the holidays (the ones you actually like, that is). Welcome to Grumpy’s Cafe. You’ll know it by its bright...

Enjoy this Easy Coastal Hike Through an Old Growth Forest

Hiking is all about experiencing the natural world around you, and what could me more natural than an easy stroll through an old growth wetlands preserve?   The recently improved board walk makes the hike easier than ever to enjoy, and helps keep the cedar wetlands...

Family Adventures in Rockaway Beach

Family Adventures in Rockaway Beach

For generations families have been flocking to Rockaway Beach to get away from their daily lives and enjoy the refreshing coastal breeze. And while you don’t have to arrive by train or buggy anymore, Rockaway Beach is still the perfect beach town to spend some quality...

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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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