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Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler, Nehalem BayNehalem Bay, Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach Virtual Tour - on the Oregon Coast: Visitor Information, Milepost Guide, Blog, Pictures, Photos, Maps, Mileage of Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach

From North to South - From Oswald State Park, Manzanita, Nehalem, Highway 53, Wheeler to Rockaway Beach
A Guide to Manzanita, Nehalem Bay, Wheeler and Rockaway - Beaches and Landmarks in dozens of Oregon Coast pictures, Blog, Milepost Guides

* Note: there are stops hidden between the tour stops listed

- Jump to Rockaway Beach map, distance, mileage - to Manzanita, Oregon map, distance, mileage- to Wheeler, Oregon map, distance, mileage - to Nehalem, Oregon map, distance, mileage - to Oswald West State Park map

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Secret Cove Near Tunnel

Secret Cove Near Tunnel - about Falcon Cove Road, numerous photos and information - About MP 39

 

Hidden Cove, Beach

Hidden Cove, Beach - fascinating fossil finds

 

Oswald State Park Bridge

Oswald State Park Bridge - This sprawling, forested oasis runs along the highway - About MP 39

 

Short Sand Beach

Short Sands Beach - about Smuggler's Cove, forest streams


Forbidden Cliffs Near Manzanita - wild secrets of Neahkahnie - At MP 40

 

Forbidden Cliffs, Boiling Surf - a sudden drop into the ocean

 

Manzanita Freaky Cliffs, Devil's Cauldron towering basalt curiosities, landmarks you've never seen

 

Forbidden cliffs near Manzanita

Forbidden Cliffs 4 - an unusual cathedral-like rock structure and other wonders - At MP 40


Short Sand Beach from Above - Continue up the road to the viewpoints beneath Neahkahnie Mountain

 

Looking down into Short Beach

Short Sand Beach, Manzanita - dramatic ocean vistas and monster waves are common

 

Manzanita deep blue viewpoints

Viewpoints Above Manzanita - stunning sights on on the north Oregon coast, Manzanita visitor information - At MP 41

 

Possible shipwreck remnants

Looking Deeply Into the Viewpoint - Are the leftovers of a shipwreck still visible?


Neahkahnie Viewpoints - Rumbling waves, dramatic ocean vistas

 

Viewpoints at Manzanita

Viewpoints, Rock Formation, Video - photos of the area at night and during the day

 

Legend of the Indian Maiden

Above Manzanita - Maiden Legend - the boulder-ridden stretch of land hugging the cliffs - At MP 41

 

Manzanita in Deep blue

Beaches of Manzanita - long stretches of sand with amenities close - Around MP 42


Manzanita Mystery - foggy drama, moody sights, the Big Dipper - Around MP 42

 

Pink clouds at Manzanita

Manzanita in Clouds at Dusk - powerful lighting effects along the beach

 

Sun and moonrise at Manzanita

Sun and Moonrise Manzanita - see the stars move around the Oregon coast

 

Dusk colors of Manzanita

Manzanita Heated Wind - dusk colors, various photos of Manzanita - Around MP 43



Sky in Sand, Floating Mt
- meteor over Manzanita
- Around MP 43

 

Manzanita secrets

Secret Manzanita Park - other secrets of Manzanita as well - Around MP 43

 

Cool Manzanita Motel - fun places to stay in Manzanita

 

Nehalem Bay

Nehalem Bay State Park - and about the Ken Kesey connection - Around MP 44


Nehalem Bay Hiking

Nehalem Bay State Park Hiking - This beautiful state campground contains 284 campsites

 

Nehalem Bay State Park

Nehalem Bay State Park - beaches at the northern end - Around MP 44

 

Nehalem landmarks

Nehalem - Landmarks along Nehalem Bay at night - Around MP 45

 

Nehalem Oregon architecture

Nehalem Architecture - Old west meets beach funky and fun - Around MP 45


Scenic Highway 53 - Between Nehalem and Wheeler sits the junction of 101 and Highway 53 - Around MP 46

 

Side Trip: Manzanita Nights - ethereal fun

 

Kooky Winery - more hilarious moments, Nehalem Bay photos

 

3 Unusual Sights in Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Wheeler


Quaint and Kooky Wheeler

Quaint and Kooky Wheeler - engaging and addiction town on the Nehalem Bay

 

 

Wheeler - more quirky fun and Nehalem Bay photos - At MP 47

 

Wheeler Ancient History

Wheeler Ancient History - unique aspects to this beautiful town

 

Wheeler Dockside - beautiful views along the Nehalem Bay


Wheeler bayside

Wheeler (learn about the "Wheeler Moments "Legend) - wild coincidences - At MP 47

 

Wheeler Oddities - antiques and other pleasant surprises

 

Manhattan Beach Access, jetties

Manhattan Beach Access - the northern end and the jetties at Rockaway Beach - Around MP 49

 

Rockaway Beach North - playgrounds, other photos of Rockway attractions - Around MP 50


Rockaway Beach Main Access caboose

Rockaway Beach Main Access - the famed train and other attractions in Rockaway - Around MP 50

 

Rockaway's Main Wayside and history

Rockaway's Ocean's Edge Wayside - pristine sands and historical attractions, discoveries

 

Downtown Rockaway

Downtown Rockaway - intriguing architecture of the Rockaway Beach - Around MP 50

 

Rockaway Sands and Rocks, Video, Night- fascinating photos of Twin Rocks - Around MP 51


Rockaway Beach's Twin Rocks, Close Up

Rockaway Beach's Twin Rocks, Close Up - sea stacks, photographs, Rockaway visitor info - Around MP 51

 

Rockaway's Twin Rocks, Geology

Rockaway's Twin Rocks, Geology - the origin of Twin Rocks - Around MP 52

 

Southern Rockaway Beach Accesses, Minehaha

Southern Rockaway Beach Accesses, Minehaha - more Rockaway visitor info - Around MP 52

 



Southern Beaches, Night Movement, Shand Ave.


 


Tradewinds Motel

 


Wheeler on the Bay Lodge and Marina

 


San Dune Inn, Manzanita. Just blocks from the beach, this cuddly little pet- and family friendly charmer boasts a host of complimentary fun stuff like beach games, beach chairs and bikes for carousing around town on, among other things. There are also free movies. Immaculate rooms - sense of fun and quirkiness as well. Small pet fee. www.sandune-inn-manzanita.com. 428 Dorcas Lane, Manzanita. 503-368-5163. READ FULL STORY HERE
Tradewinds Motel,Rockaway Beach. Expansive ocean views. For families, couples or large groups. Some pet friendly. All rooms immaculate: TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones. Wi-fi. Oceanfronts all have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and a private deck. Some oceanfront units come w/out kitchens. Lavish rooms, yet some still perfect for those on a budget. Has an elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite w/ two bedrooms. Some rooms connect to create two-room and three-room suites. 523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938. www.tradewinds-motel.com
Sunset Vacation Rentals. About 70 homes to choose from in north Oregon coast hotspots like Manzanita, Neah-Kah-Nie, Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach and the secretive Falcon Cove. These beauties sleep anywhere from two to 20 and many are pet friendly. Cozy bungalows to large homes with vaulted ceilings – beach funk to cutting edge. Huge array of amenities, such as vintage appliances, woodstove, DSL, wraparound deck, fireplace, soaker tub or wet bar and more – depending on home. 186 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7969. 800-883-7784. www.ssvr.com.
Wheeler on the Bay Lodge and Marina. Front door access to kayaking, fishing on your own private dock. Each unit uniquely decorated. Affordable family-oriented rooms to luxurious, cozy rooms for romantic getaways. All come with fireplace, microwave, fridge, TV with DVD player, free movie rentals and coffee maker (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, apple cider). Some suites w/ hot tub spas, with in-room massages available. Highway 101, 580 Marine, Wheeler, Oregon. 503-368-5858. 800-469-3204. Website here
Manzanita Rental Company. More than 70 homes on the beachfront of Manzanita, near the golf course, or on Neahkahnie. Large, modern homes or classic beach cottages w/ character may have hardwood floors, light knotty wood walls, open beam ceilings, skylights or lots of windows. Some pet friendly with a fee. Full kitchens and other features. Pay for six nights, get the seventh night free. 686 Manzanita Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 800-579-9801. 503-368-6797. www.manzanitarentals.com
San Dune Pub. A historical, even slight maritime vibe; a classy staple among locals and tourists alike. Homemade salad dressings, sauces, and desserts. Appetizers in $3 - $9 rangelike hummus. Burgers in varied incarnations like chili, bacon, cheese, teriyaki, BBQ, chipotle, veggie or chicken; lots of seafood possibilities. Wraps and ciabatta sandwiches around $8. Ten minutes from surfing paradise of Short Sands; legendary live music hotspot. 17 beers, large wine selection, full bar. 127 Laneda Ave., Manzanita (25 mins from Tillamook, 45 mins from Oceanside, Oregon). 503-386-5080. www.sandunepub.com
Spindrift Inn, Manzanita. Only one block from 6 mile Manzanita Beach, Spindrift Inn retains the quaint charm of yesteryear, with modern conveniences. Smoke-free with some pet friendly rooms and kitchenettes. Each room is individually decorated and includes; Serta pillow-top queen mattresses, adorable quilted comforters, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker., LCD TV & DVD player. Hi-speed wireless & lots of movies. Cozy atmosphere and private hidden garden. Family owned since 1946. 114 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita, Oregon. Toll-free (877) 368-1001, www.spindrift-inn.com.
Ocean Inn. Ten beautifully appointed units against the beach. Spacious rooms with high ceilings, mix of wood and brick. Four apartments are one-bedroom, full kitchen units. Four have full kitchens, ocean views. Two units are suites: one w/ ocean view, one handicap equipped. Some pet friendly. Each unit TV/VCR, microwave, futon couches. Other amenities may include oceanside decks, wood stoves, Jacuzzi baths, dishwasher and a garage or carport. 32 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7701. 866-368-7701. www.oceaninnatmanzanita.com.
The Houses on Manzanita Beach. Unique vacation homes on the beach, all oceanfront, ocean view. Some pet friendly; great for large groups. Each w/ modern kitchens, internet, TV, phone, a gas grill, fireplace, decks, washer, dryer and dishwasher. You may find: grassy yard for kids, ping pong table, a pool table, wood burning fireplace, private sliding door from bedroom to deck, European fixtures, radiant floor heating, covered parking, dining area for 20. Manzanita, Oregon. (503) 354-4287. Website here.
Beach Break Vacation Rentals, LLC. Rental houses in Manzanita, along Nehalem River, Falcon Cove, Neahkahnie Mountain, Rockaway Beach, down to Cape Meares. Extremely varied styles: large homes to small, romantic cottages; oceanfront townhomes to unique. You may find large decks, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, Jacuzzis, barbecues, crab cookers, fire pit or home w/ boat moorage or a sauna. Plenty are ocean view, but also numerous mountain views available. Office in Nehalem, on 101. 503-368-3865. 877-655-0623. www.beach-break.com
The Inn at Manzanita. Lush grounds and gardens, and just 150 feet from beach. Unique themed rooms w/ breakfast tables, wet-bars (w/ fridge), and some partial ocean views. Romantic getaway: champagne, huge soaker tub, private fireplace. All rooms include: two-person jetted spa, terry robes, coffee, tea and hot chocolate; cable TV, DVD player, VCR, CD player, hair dryer. Some have kitchens, living room areas, some child friendly. Penthouse w/ outdoor dog kennel. 67 Laneda Avenue. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6754 http://innatmanzanita.com
Oregon Beach Vacations. Literally over 200 homes available as vacation rentals – all quite distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar, Manzanita and Rockaway Beach. Offices in Lincoln City and Cannon Beach. 1-800-723-2383. www.oregonbeachvacations.com

 
On the Seaside Promenade, in Seaside

60 vacation homes to choose from, all in Cannon Beach or Arch Cape. Massive, grandiose homes with historic character to brand new; even condos near beach. All oceanfront or very close. Sleep as many as 12. Highlights include garden areas, clawfoot tub, hot tubs, decks, a solarium and maybe even an electric organ. Some homes are in a condo complex w/ swimming pool. Some pet friendly. Cannon Beach Fultano's. Delivers to hotels; slices for lunch. Find all the regular pizza favorites as well as gourmet varities, including seafood, linguica, teriyacki chicken and even a sauce made of mashed grapes. Amazing homemade soups. Pasta dishes out of this world, with now-famous recipe, stellar meatballs. Homemade lasagna. All affordable in family-friendly atmosphere that is also romantic.


More from Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler - Blog, Articles

Manzanita Freaky Facts, Weird Science on N. Oregon Coast How is Manzanita related to a doomsday volcano? What about its wild history of ancient shipwrecks, treasure hunting? What famous person died there? Why do local waters sometimes glow?

Oregon Coast Question Answered: Best Beaches of Manzanita? The area runs the gamut of landscape geography, from towering cliffs, soft sand beaches, rocky places to amble around a variety of waterways

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Manzanita at the Distance: Amazing Objects, Secrets Come to Light (Photo Essay) Not everything about an Oregon coast beach is at its best when walking on the beach. Not everything that's awe-inspiring about the area happens when you're close to it.

Manzanita, Oregon Explorations: Photos of Stunning Sunsets at Manzanita Between Cannon Beach and the Nehalem Bay sits the somewhat secretive village of Manzanita

N. Coast Time Lapse: Manzanita, Wheeler, Cannon Beach, Seaside The latest video experiment from Oregon Coast Beach Connection shows some fascinating things happening with the scenery that we see everyday

Wandering Rockaway Beach: the Sandy Wonder at a Second Glance A longtime Oregon coast vacation spot, one with a history literally going back to the beginning of the last century, Rockaway Beach is seven miles of gorgeous sand and a myriad of wowing wonders

Stunning Sights of Manzanita, a N. Oregon Coast Oasis (Photo Tour) This little north Oregon coast village is a kind of forested wonder and oasis of breathtaking sights and attractions tucked away a bit from the masses of traffic zipping along Highway 101

More Reasons to Meander Around Manzanita You could literally spend days just bouncing around the beaches and the nooks and crannies of Manzanita and never get bored. It's the viewpoints that often amaze the most, and for good reason. Neahkahnie Mountain is one of the most spectacular and photogenic spots on the entire Oregon coast

Astounding Sights and Sounds Between Cannon Beach and Manzanita For those intrepid explorers of the Oregon coast it's a goldmine of fantastic sights and discoveries. This thoroughly clandestine beach goes by the name of Falcon Cove, situated on the north Oregon coast between Arch Cape and Manzanita

Rockaway Beach Briefly - A Small Photographic Tour Rockaway Beach has been a favorite Oregon coast destination for over 100 years now, albeit a bit clandestinely

Details and Delights of an Oregon Landmark: Exploring Rockaway Beach This is the calm and cozy sandy wonder from the Oregon coast, boasting seven miles of soft granules and a kind of 1800's Old West look against an ocean backdrop

Shooting Stars, Other Galactic Fun Above N. Oregon Coast This weekend has proven to be filled with a variety of surprises in nature along the Oregon coast, including a few at night in Manzanita

That Beachy, Forested Wilderness Between Manzanita and Cannon Beach An intricate Oregon coast oasis of the untamed and rugged in between two very civilized worlds, near Manzanita, Wheeler and Nehalem.

Oregon Coast Oddities at Manzanita: Curiosities of Rock Manzanita is a cozy north Oregon coast hamlet that sits equal distance between the more bustling Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach

Oregon Coast in 2011: Most Memorable Photos of Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway About 15 minutes south of Cannon Beach, you'll find the Nehalem Bay area, with its viewpoints and the towns of Manzanita, Rockaway, Nehalem and Wheeler

Oregon Coast Landmark: the South Jetty at Rockaway Beach At the southern side of the Nehalem Bay mouth, at Rockaway Beach, the south jetty juts out into the sea

Nocturnal North Oregon Coast: Rockaway Beach After the Sun Goes Down By night, however, Rockaway Beach reveals an esoteric, even alien-looking side

New Public Fishing Dock for North Oregon Coast Town This Saturday marks the gran opening celebration for a brand new fishing dock on Lake Lytle, in the north Oregon coast town of Rockaway Beach

Video Tour: Moving Around Manzanita, Nehalem Bay Move slowly throughout the north Oregon coast town and witness dozens of details - TimeLapse Video of Wheeler, Manzanita, Oswald West State Park

 

 

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Manzanita Map

Manzanita, Oregon map
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Mileage between Manzanita and Rockaway Beach: 12 miles

Mileage between Manzanita and Short Sands Beach: 5 miles n. of town

 

Oswald West State Park Map

Oswald West State Park Map, Cape Falcon Map
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Mileage between Manzanita and Oswald West: 5 miles n. of town

 

Wheeler Map

Wheeler , Oregon map Nehalem Bay
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Rockaway Beach Map

Rockaway Beach, Oregon map
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Mileage, distance between Rockaway and Garibaldi: 5.1 miles (10-min drive)

Mileage, distance between Rockaway and Barview: 3.1 miles

 




Video Tour of Manzanita, Nehalem Bay

Time Lapse Video of Wheeler, Manzanita, Oswald West State Park


 

 

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