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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...
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 110 years ago that a 215-foot sailing vessel...

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

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 exciting as summer....

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...

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