Art gallery rings with sound of metalworking

Art gallery rings with sound of metalworking

By Scott Gilbert You can occasionally be surprised by objects that are washed ashore in Rockaway Beach — and you can always be surprised by the hand-made treasures you’ll find at Washed Ashore Arts, Crafts & More, a shop where dozens of vendors share space with a...
5 Tips for Hiking this Spring

5 Tips for Hiking this Spring

After experiencing some sunny weather on the Oregon Coast at last, it probably has you ready to break out your hiking boots, grab a water bottle and hit the trails for a chance to breathe in that fresh coastal air and witness the wonders of spring up close and...
Best Places to Enjoy a Picnic

Best Places to Enjoy a Picnic

In honor of National Picnic Day on April 23, grab your favorite picnic basket and fill it with delicious finger foods, sandwiches, and beverages for a picture-perfect day in Rockaway Beach. Whether you’re under the trees, next to the water, or on the beach, picnics...
Rockaway Beach’s Titanic: The Emily G Reed

Rockaway Beach’s Titanic: The Emily G Reed

After a tumultuous winter, one of Rockaway Beach’s oldest and rarely-seen residents decided to make herself known for the first time in nearly a decade. The remnants of the Emily G. Reed, a 215-foot sailing vessel that ran aground 109 years ago was made visible nearly...
Adventures this Spring Break

Adventures this Spring Break

Spring Break is nature’s way of letting you blow of a little steam before summer hits. It’s a chance to hit the breeze, stop and smell the roses and relax for the sake of relaxing. If you’re planning a trip to Rocakway Beach this Spring Break, don’t forget to try some...
A hotdog you can eat in the rain!

A hotdog you can eat in the rain!

It was Labor Day Weekend, 1939. Husband and wife George and Versa Boyington were running their hotdog stand on the beach, selling juicy hot dogs to tourists and locals alike. It was a simple yet fun way to make a living. There was only one problem: when the rain came,...
Tide pooling this Spring in Rockaway Beach

Tide pooling this Spring in Rockaway Beach

Minus tides during the Spring offer some of the richest, most vibrant tide pooling opportunities all year long. These rare pockets of time do not last long, but are worth exploring the intertidal communities that thrive between the shore and the ocean. The very best...
8 Tips for Better Beach Combing

8 Tips for Better Beach Combing

Whether you’re already an avid beachcomber, or you just like to stroll along the coast line and get your feet wet, everyone loves finding those little gems that wash ashore on the beach. It could be sea shells, agates, beach glass or something else entirely. Here are...
Six Tips for Flying a Kite

Six Tips for Flying a Kite

Flying a kite is fun, relaxing and even therapeutic. And, it’s perfect for all ages because it doesn’t require a lot of physical endurance. All you need is a sturdy kite, good wind, an open space and a sense of humor. At Rockaway Beach, we can supply you with those...
Support Local Artists all over Rockaway Beach

Support Local Artists all over Rockaway Beach

Just north of Rockaway Beach in Nehalem, the Tillamook Regional Medical Center is hosting their annual Art for the Heart exhibit. Local artists from all over the Tillamook Coast donate work to be used in the display at North County Recreation District. If you’ve never...

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