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Accessible Twin Rocks Turnaround park is glorious getaway

By Scott Gilbert A visit to Rockaway Beach on the Oregon Coast can feature treats and trinkets, kettle corn and kite-flying, beach balls and boogie boards. And when you want some seaside solitude — in a quiet grove with a smooth path to the shore and a view of the...

The Happiest Place in Town on a Saturday Morning

For the last nine years, any kid under 12 knows exactly where to be on Saturdays in Rockaway Beach: The Little Crow. There is usually a line outside the door before Anne Savage even opens her shop at 11 a.m. – each child patiently waiting for their free Hot...

A (Slightly Caffeinated) Rockaway Beach Love Story

Since 1992, Gloria Robben has been helping the people and visitors of Rockaway Beach be their very best selves – by serving up delicious caffeinated beverages with a side of love. Gloria moved here in 1991 and decided to open her own coffee shop the next year....

Family’s gem and jewelry shop glows with upbeat energy

By Scott Gilbert Rockaway Beach is a jewel of the Oregon Coast, and fittingly, a gem and jewelry shop in the center of town sparkles with a family’s love for creating beauty. That bright spot is Troxel’s Gem and Jewelry Company and its adjacent...

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day in style

July 19th is National Hot Dog Day – and all across the nation people are observing by, you guessed it, enjoying a juicy hotdog. Whether you prefer them grilled, boiled, pan-fried, cooked on a stick over a campfire or even dipped in batter and fried, hot dogs are...
Man with a crab pot, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Spend Father’s Day Weekend in Rockaway Beach

Bring your Father to Rockaway Beach this year for a memorable weekend that he is sure to enjoy. There are so many special ways to spend an afternoon with your dad – from fishing and clamming, to catching a trip on the historic Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. There...

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