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Antique shop at the Oregon Coast

Little White Church Antique Shop

Don’t be fooled by the name; there’s nothing little about the Little White Church Antique Shop. Except for maybe the parking lot. Both vintage and new items A trip through Rockaway Beach is worth a stop at this charming antique shop with both vintage and new items and...
Kelly's Brighton Marina, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

A trip to Kelly’s Brighton Marina

If you’re going to go crabbing, you might as well do it right. Around here, that means a trip to Kelly’s Brighton Marina, where the crabs are contagious and the people are the friendliest. Located just four miles North of Rockaway Beach on Hwy 101, Kelly’s Brighton...

The ‘Best’ Archives

It was 1945. Rockaway Beach resident Don Best was just over a year old when he stood in the arms of his mother on top of the remains of the Emily G. Reed shipwreck for a picture. Back then, the remnants of the 110-year-old shipwreck were a more common sight on the...
Long Dock at Lake Lytle, Rockaway Beach

5 Winter Time Activities in Rockaway Beach

UPDATED 01/11/2021 It’s ok to miss the sunshine and all those days spent relaxing on the beach in a t-shirt and shorts. We’d be lying if we said we didn’t miss them too. But here’s a little Rockaway Beach secret: winter time in our tiny coastal town is equally as...

Top Five Rockaway Beach Adventures in 2018

A New Year is right around the corner and that means it’s time to set your New Year’s Resolutions. While you’re at it – plan a trip to Rockaway Beach, and discover something new and fun for your whole family. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite...
Whale breaching, Rockaway Beach, Oregon

The Time has Come to Watch for Whales

It seems this time of year everyone is celebrating, even the Grey Whales. Each December, these massive creatures begin their annual migration from Alaska and it just so happens that Rockaway Beach has a front-row seat as roughly 20,000 of these whales swim past our...

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