Written by Emily Mandagie from TheMandagies.com
Cannon Beach is one of the most popular beaches near Portland. Only a 1-hour drive from the city, it's a popular place for families and couples.
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area is located in Pacific City, Oregon. Here, you can watch dory boats, hike the sand dune, paraglide, or simply enjoy the beach!
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint (Bandon Beach area) is full of interesting rock formations, and home of the the famous "Circles in the Sand" artwork
Secret Beach is not really a secret, but it is pretty magical! Located in Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor, you can enjoy sweeping Oregon coast views from many angles.
Neskowin Beach is a charming beach with interesting features. Come to explore Proposal Rock, and explore The Ghost Forest during low tide.
Cape Perpetua is an incredible beach in Oregon for families. Come for tide pools, marine life, a lava spout, and scenic views!