Cannon Beach Sand & Surf

We are the closest hotel to Haystack Rock and proud of it! In addition to gazing at Haystack Rock from their private balconies, our guests enjoy playing on the beach and in the ocean. Sand and saltwater activities are plentiful — explore a tide pool, fly a kite, build a sandcastle, ride a horse, or even surf a wave.

Cannon Beach in December!

Cannon Beach in December is magical! Lights are up all around the town and everyone is in the Christmas spirit. There are many events to attend during this time, as well as the play It’s a Wonderful Life at Coaster Theatre Playhouse from November 18 – December 23, 2016.  Book your stay now and spend Christmas with… Read more »

Cannon Beach in May

With picture-perfect sunsets in Spring, you hardly need an extra reason to come to Cannon Beach, but with some fun events going on in Cannon Beach this month you’ll definitely want to plan your visit! The Spring Unveiling Arts Festival (May 1-3) It’s nearly time again for one of the North Oregon Coast’s most popular… Read more »

Cannon Beach in April

Top things to do in Cannon Beach during the month of April! Join us during our lovely Spring weather!

Cannon Beach in February

February is a great month to visit Cannon Beach on the Oregon Coast. Whether it be for the Yoga Festival or a romantic Valentines Day treat, the waves are waiting.

Surfing at the Oregon Coast

Oregon Surfing at Cannon Beach

If the “surf’s up” and if you’re feeling adventurous… you can rent surfboards, boogie boards, and wetsuits from one of Cannon Beach’s great surf shops! The Cannon Beach Surf Shop is proud of its professionally-trained instructors and has been providing surfing lessons for over ten years. This surf shop is located 2 blocks north of… Read more »

Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest

2015 Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest

The 2015 Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest is Saturday, June 20, 2015. Celebrate the 51th anniversary of the beloved Sandcastle Contest at the Hallmark Resort & Spa in Cannon Beach. Whether participating or spectating, you’re sure to make lasting memories during one of the longest running Sandcastle Contests in the country.

Cannon Beach sunset

Cannon Beach

Areas around and including Cannon Beach offer unlimited activities and sites ranging from historical to recreational. We invite you to discover the jewels and treasures of our North Coast! Opportunities are endless! To name just a few:Horseback riding Biking Surfing Kite-flying Movie theaters Antiquing Seasonal whale watching Hiking Tide pools Art Galleries and Shopping Bird… Read more »



Seaside has been a popular destination since the 1800’s for a variety of reasons. Today, it’s miles of sandy beach, famous “turnaround,” and three-mile long oceanfront Promenade, plus family-fun attractions offer an abundance of year-round activities. Visit the Seaside Aquarium to feed the seals, or touch sea creatures at the Discovery Center. Downtown offers shopping… Read more »

Clamming Near Cannon Beach

For something different and exciting, try your hand at clam digging in the nearby Seaside, Gearhart, and Clatsop beach areas. A great family sport, digging for clams is an inexpensive outdoor activity. Digging is the most productive an hour before and an hour after low tide. A shellfish license is required for anyone 14 years… Read more »