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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...
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...
Come to Grumpy’s and Leave Happy

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...