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Cannon Beach is the perfect little Oregon coast town. Walkable, cute shops and galleries, good restaurants, and nice hotels. Oh yeah…and it’s home to Haystack Rock and breathtakingly beautiful views. I spent three nights here just relaxing, walking around town, visiting some of the area’s state parks, hiking the beach, and exploring around during low tide. I opted to stay at the Inn at Haystack Rock which put me within easy walking… Read More

Along the Oregon coast, south of Cannon Beach and north of Manzanita, lies the beautiful Oswald West State Park along Highway 101. Spent a perfect day hiking the trails, including the Elk Flats Trail, Devil’s Cauldron Overlook, Short Sand Beach Trail, and the Necarney Creek Trail.