Beautiful beaches graced by dramatic rock formations and stunning viewpoints of the coastline are just the beginning of what makes Cannon Beach the ultimate Oregon Coast experience. You’ll be captivated by the beauty of our remarkably scenic setting and unsurpassed natural areas. Miles of sandy beach call out to be explored where Haystack Rock, one of Oregon's most recognizable icons and a National Wildlife Refuge, is home to seabirds and accessible tidepools. 


World’s 100 Most Beautiful Places

National Geographic

Just minutes away are spectacular state parks with some of the grandest views on the Oregon Coast and hiking trails that lead through rainforest to more breathtaking vistas. Sink your feet into the sandy expanse, let the rhythm of the surf soothe your soul, cozy up around a glowing beach fire or set off on an adventure. Just steps from this scenic setting, you'll find luxurious oceanfront lodging and our inviting downtown with flower-lined pathways and colorful courtyards leading to great restaurants, outstanding shopping and a dozen art galleries.


Ten Most Romantic Coastal Destinations

—USA Today

Named one of America’s 100 Best Art Towns, fine arts and crafts flourish in Cannon Beach. A dozen galleries feature an array of works by some of the country's most celebrated sculptors, top regional painters and renowned photographers, alongside work by emerging Northwest talents. Take time to wander and discover the creations from these talented artists and you're sure to find something that inspires you.


100 Best Art Towns in America

—John Villani