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Trains: A Long-Standing Tradition

Trains: A Long-Standing Tradition

Is there anything more simultaneously romantic and haunting than the lure of a steam whistle? With Memorial Day past, the historic steam train operated by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad is a daily occurrence in Rockaway Beach, and you can often hear the whistle long...
Tidepooling Do’s and Don’ts this Summer

Tidepooling Do’s and Don’ts this Summer

The Oregon Coast is going to be experiences some “big” low tides this summer. There’s nothing quite like a beach visit during an extreme low tide; suddenly a place you’ve always known looks and feels entirely different and enchanting. Areas of sand and rock that go...
Spring Whale Watch Week Happening Now

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...
Spend Spring Break in Rockaway Beach

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...
Best Kept Winter Secrets

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

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

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...

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