Cannon Beach Hotels and Things to Do


Cannon Beach on the Oregon Coast has amazing beaches, great food, is a vibrant and fun coastal community with many art galleries, boutiques, and bookstores. Establish a home base at one of the best Cannon Beach hotels.
Then enjoy your day tide pooling around haystack rock, walking along the beach, or reclining in a beach chair with a new book — while the kids create sand castles.

Best Places to Stay in Cannon Beach

Absolutely one of our family’s favorite destinations along the Oregon Coast is Cannon Beach. It’s only about an hour west of Portland, and 3 ½ hours south of Seattle.

Cannon Beach’s Haystack Rock is by far the most-photographed scenes in Oregon: Sunset in when the skies turn amazing shades of reds and purples.

Cannon Beach Accommodations

Where to Stay – Best Accomodations:

Hallmark Resort and Spa Cannon Beach
Inn at Cannon Beach
The Ocean Lodge
Stephanie Inn
Tolvana Inn
Inn at Haystack Rock
Land’s End at Cannon Beach
Lodges at Cannon Beach

Also check out TripAdvisor.com for their list of the best Cannon Beach hotels


Things To Do

Go tidepooling. Search for sea anemones and hermit crabs at Haystack Rock, and Tolovana State Park.

Bird watching – make sure to bring binoculars to find nesting birds nesting all along Haystack Rock’s cliff . Look for one of the HRAP (Haystack Rock Volunteer Program) volunteers – they will be able tell you all about the all the sea creatures and things not to miss in the park.

Shopping – Cannon beach is full of art stores, boutiques, book shops, toy stores that will have kids of any age enjoying themselves.

Get out and eat –  Restarants,  Bakeries, Brew Pubs, Chowder houses – It’s all here to sample and enjoy.


Some videos of our favorite Cannon Beach lodging options