5 Things to Do near Cannon Beach with Kids

Kid FriendlyThere’s more to do in Cannon Beach than relaxing on the beach. This Oregon coast town is full of fantastic area attractions and activities that’ll keep the whole family entertained. Let Tolovana Inn be your home base, and you’ll be close to everything you need to make the most out of your Oregon getaway. When planning your itinerary, take a break from the sandy beaches and explore the range of things to do near Cannon Beach that your kids will love.

1.  Visit a Local Park

Cannon Beach is close to some gorgeous parks. Take in the views at Ecola Park or watch the surfers at Oswald West. Visit the Hug Point State Recreation Site, which boasts forested picnic areas and a short walkway to the beach. There are also amazing city parks to explore, like Les Shirley Park and Whale Park.

2.  Catch a Play or Show

Enjoy a show put on by the talented members of the Coaster Theater Playhouse. There is a wide range of shows to catch during the 2021 season. Stop by Cannon Beach Park Fridays from July to September to watch Sixty Second Shakespeare. On Saturdays from July to September, see who in the family can figure out who did it the fastest while watching The Case of Coaster Clambake.

3. Explore Area Trails

Unplug for a bit and enjoy quality family time while hiking area trails. The easy but long Haystack Rock Trail is perfect for hikers of any skill level and offers picturesque views. If visiting Ecola State Park, be sure to explore the Crescent Beach Trail. Stroll through the Clatsop State Forest as you hike along the 4.4-mile Ecola Creek trail.

4. Discover Local Art

Cannon Beach is a top art town, but that artwork isn’t just limited to galleries. Wander around Cannon Beach on the public art walking tour and discover art installations and creative architectural details. This roughly 1.5-mile walk will show local work like The Wave, Tufted Puffins, and A Delicate Balance.

5. Try Your Hand at an Escape Room

Test your puzzle-solving skills as you and your family work to escape one of the themed rooms at the Cannon Beach Escape Room. You’ll have to work together to find hidden objects, solve puzzles, and gather clues to find the key in 60 minutes.

Make Memories as a Family by Visiting Cannon Beach

Family vacations are how some of the best memories that’ll last a lifetime are made. If you’re looking for a quaint town with something for everyone in the family, book your stay at the Tolovana Inn and visit Cannon Beach. Our oceanfront resort has cozy accommodations, perfect for relaxing after a day filled with fun adventures. Don’t forget to tend the night with s’mores around our beach fire pits. To learn more about our resort, please call 1-503-436-2211.

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