What to Do on a Dog-Friendly Getaway to Cannon Beach

Vacations are the ultimate way to spend quality time together as a family, but sometimes a key family member is missing. However, when you book your stay at Tolovana Inn, everyone can join in on the fun, even the four-legged friends. There’s no shortage of dog-friendly activities throughout Cannon Beach that you’ll enjoy just as much as Fido.

A Checklist of Dog-Friendly Activities near Tolovana Inn

  • As long as your dog responds to commands and stays within sight, it can run free on the beach. Let them hunt for the perfect stick or run into the waves.
  • Keep them on a leash and explore a nearby hiking trail. Ecola State Park is filled with trails that’ll have you breathing in fresh air while your pup chases the scent of the animals found throughout the park.
  • Treat your dog to something new by popping into Four Paws on the Beach. This local shop carries a variety of food, toys, collars, and leashes.
  • Grab a bite to eat at one of the numerous dog-friendly restaurants found throughout town, including Public Coast Brewing Company and Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge.

Ask our knowledgeable front desk staff if you’re looking for more recommendations on things to do with your dog.

Reserve Your Pet-Friendly Accommodation Today

If you want to bring your four-legged family member along on your Cannon Beach getaway, call Tolovana Inn today to reserve a dog-friendly room. We have a limited number of pet-friendly suites, and the only way to book one is by calling us directly. Both you and your pooch will enjoy a comfortable accommodation that provides you with a relaxing place to call home.

Your pet should never be left unattended in the room or anywhere on the property during your stay. There is a pet relief area on the lawn next to Building 4, and disposal bags are provided in the dispenser on the lamppost. For more information about our pet policy or special offers, call 503-436-2211.

Play Tourist during a Cannon Beach Staycation with Top Things to Do in the Pacific Northwest

Haystack Rock

Sometimes, the best vacation destinations are closer than you think, especially those that call Clatsop County home. When you’re ready to enjoy a relaxing staycation, look no further than Tolovana Inn and Cannon Beach. This Oregon coast town features some of the best things to do in the Pacific Northwest that’ll have you enjoying the slower pace of life.

A Checklist of Cannon Beach Activities to Check Out on Your Staycation

While discovering new destinations is always a good time, there’s nothing quite like exploring your city from a different perspective. Staycations give you a chance to put on your tourist hat and rediscover what makes Cannon Beach and the surrounding area so unique.

During your stay, be sure to enjoy the on-site amenities found at our Oregon coast hotel, including an indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center.

Feel Recharged with a Stay at Tolovana Inn

If you’re ready for a bit of R&R, book your staycation at Tolovana Inn. Found in Cannon Beach, this hotel is near some of the most quintessential things to do when in the Pacific Northwest. When you stay at our Oregon coast hotel, you’ll be just steps away from relaxing on the beach. Whether you stay in one of our standard rooms or cozy suites, you’ll have a spacious place to call home. Many of our rooms even come with a full kitchen and private balcony. For more information about our hotel or special offers, call 503-436-2211.

Treat Yourself to Ultimate Relaxation with a Cannon Beach Spa Day

Vacations are the perfect way to escape the realities of daily life while enjoying a bit of R&R. Everyone’s version of the ideal vacation is different. Some want to do as little as possible, while others enjoy getting out and exploring. No matter what you’re looking for in a vacation, Tolovana Inn is near something that fits the bill. This Cannon Beach town has something for everyone, including a relaxing spa perfect for a day of pampering.

A Guide to Pampering Yourself

From full-service day spas to nail salons for a fresh mani and pedi, there are plenty of places to pick from when planning your spa day in and around Cannon Beach

Feel Recharged after a Visit to Cannon Beach

When you book a getaway to Cannon Beach, it’s not hard to find ways to relax, from visiting a tranquil spa to soaking in the sunshine on a beach day. Be close to it all by staying at Tolovana Inn. Our Cannon Beach resort, located just south of downtown, features spacious suites and oceanfront rooms. Those enjoying a more extended stay will enjoy the comforts that come with our studios and suites, including a full kitchen, cozy fireplace, and living room. 

Be sure to take advantage of our fantastic on-site amenities to make the most out of your stay. When booking your stay, don’t forget to inquire about our current specials and packages for ways to save on your visit. Call 503-436-2211 to learn more. 

 

 

Start Your Mornings with the Best Breakfast in Cannon Beach

 Best Cannon Beach BreakfastsWhether you’re visiting Tolovana Inn for a family vacation or a romantic getaway, there is no shortage of things to do and see during your stay. Have fun exploring the adventures that await you from sunrise to sunset, like golf courses, bike trails, and state parks. With so much to do and see, a good breakfast is key, and there are plenty of delicious spots throughout Cannon Beach that check that box.

7 of the Best Cannon Beach Restaurants Serving Up Breakfast

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a quick grab-and-go option or a sit-down meal, there is a restaurant in Cannon Beach that fits your breakfast needs.

Lazy Susan Cafe

The Lazy Susan Cafe is known for its tasty breakfast menu. Browse their range of omelets, like the Shrimp Scatter, poached eggs, and breakfast bowls. This is a cash-only restaurant.

Wayfarer Restaurant and Lounge

Enjoy local, seasonal ingredients at Wayfarer. Their breakfast menu features a range of classics like eggs benedict and local favorites like eggs and razors.

Pig ‘N Pancake

Pig N’ Pancake has been serving the Oregon coast since 1961. The Cannon Beach location opened in 1967 and has been a favorite of visitors and locals. In addition to omelets and other breakfast dishes, enjoy a range of delicious pancake options, from classic buttermilk pancakes to Swedish pancakes.

Sea Level Bakery + Coffee

If you’re looking for something to grab quickly on your way to your morning hike, stop by Sea Level Bakery + Coffee. Treat yourself to one of their scratch-baked goodies, like a sticky bun or biscuit and jam.

Local Grill & Scoop

For almost three decades, Local Grill & Scoop has been creating tasty dishes that bring visitors back time and time again. You’ll find everything from pancakes to eggs on their breakfast menu.

Crepe Neptune 

Found inside the Cannon Beach Mall, Crepe Neptune is only open Friday through Sunday. Select from a range of sweet and savory crepes to find something that satisfies your craving.

Sleepy Monk Coffee Roasters

Not only is Sleepy Monk Coffee Roasters known for its exceptional coffee, but this Cannon Beach spot serves up fresh pastries baked daily.

Explore the Oregon Coast with a Cannon Beach Escape

It’s not difficult to find adventures to enjoy during your stay at Tolovana Inn. Not only is our Cannon Beach hotel near some of the best breakfast spots in town, but it’s also near top area activities and attractions. With so much to do and see, you’ll enjoy having a relaxing place to call home during your getaway. Our hotel features a range of cozy accommodations that offer both oceanfront and ocean views. To learn more about our hotel, its amenities, or current special offers, call 503-436-2211.

Find Unique Holiday Gifts This Year at Cannon Beach Shops

Find unique gifts in Cannon Beach

Find unique holidays gifts at the distinctive boutiques and shops in Cannon Beach.

People often say that it’s better to give than to receive, and that’s especially true during the holiday season. Exchanging gifts is a fun way to show those you care about that you were thinking of them, and seeing their reactions as they unwrap something you spent time picking out is always enjoyable. Instead of relying on gifts shipping on time this holiday season, book a stay at Tolovana Inn and shop for one-of-a-kind gifts at Cannon Beach shops. 

A Guide to Amazing Holiday Shopping in Cannon Beach

When exploring the stores found throughout Cannon Beach, you’ll soon realize there are no retail chain outlets. Because of this, you know your gifts are as unique and individual as the people you are shopping for. From boutiques to gift shops, you’ll be to get something for everyone on your list.

  • If you’re looking for the latest styles, visit Jenny B. Boutique. You’ll find everything from accessories, to pants and tops, to cozy sweaters and jackets. Another excellent option for women’s fashion is Dena’s Shop on the Corner, which features casual luxury and timeless pieces. 
  • For the outdoor lovers on your list, check out C & R Mercantile or Cannon Beach Surf & Mercantile for a range of outdoor clothing and gear.
  • When it comes to filling the stockings, include a sweet homemade treat. Bruce’s Candy Kitchen is known for its delicious saltwater taffy and brittles. Cannon Beach Chocolate Cafe will satisfy the chocolate lovers on your list with its range of top-quality truffles. 
  • A great gift idea from your children to family members like grandparents is something with a personal touch, and A Child’s Play can help with that. This studio offers a variety of project kits like painting a canvas or pot, making a wind chime, and more.
  • You can’t go holiday shopping in Cannon Beach and not stop by Yultide’s Christmas Shop. Find unique ornaments, figurines, decor, and more. They even have fantastic gift ideas as well.

With so many shops to explore, you’ll want to leave an entire day on your itinerary open. Celebrate Plaid Friday, Cannon Beach’s spin on Black Friday, by wearing plaid to show your support for local business.

Shop Small with a Cannon Beach Getaway

A stay at Tolovana Inn is not only a great way to enjoy a bit of R&R, but it’s also a fantastic time to do a bit of holiday shopping. Our Oregon coast resort puts you close to all of the unique and unforgettable shops found throughout Cannon Beach while giving you a comfortable room to call home. After a day filled with wandering in and out of shops, relax by your fireplace or in the sauna. Call 503-436-2211 to learn more about our accommodations and booking your shopping getaway. Be sure to ask about our current special offers or packages.

Indoor Salt Water

Indoor Salt Water Pool

Your Guide to Exploring Downtown Cannon Beach

 Tucked away on the Oregon coast sits the picturesque town of Cannon Beach. With everything from delicious bakeries to tranquil beaches and everything in between, this Pacific Northwest town has everything you need to enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located just south of downtown Cannon Beach is Tolovana Inn, an oceanfront hotel close to the top attractions and activities in town and the surrounding area. During your stay, get out and discover all downtown offers to fully experience this coastal town.

Where to Go for Retail Therapy

Spend some time wandering around downtown, and you’ll find a range of local shops filled with everything from clothing to gifts or home decor. Stop into C & R Mercantile to find clothing for everyone in the family. Vintage Viaje is a must for those looking for unique imports and fabulous vintage items. Pick something up for the four-legged family members at Four Paws on the Beach. Discover work from local artists at one of the numerous galleries scattered throughout town.

Where to Grab a Drink

After a bit of exploring, there’s nothing like a cold one at a local bar. Stop by Bill’s Tavern & Brewhouse for hand-crafted ales that pair perfectly with the delicious dishes on the menu. The Wine Shack is not only a fantastic wine shop, but it is also home to Puffin Wines. Visit the tasting room to sample outstanding local wine. For something a little different, stop by MacGregor’s Whiskey Bar.

Where to Be Entertained

Downtown Cannon Beach is full of unique attractions that are perfect for everyone. Solve puzzles and gather clues at The Cannon Beach Escape Room. Put your artistic abilities to work by stopping by Childs Play with the whole family. Catch a show from talented local performers with Coaster Theatre Playhouse.

Discover All Cannon Beach Has to Offer

The only way to find out why National Geographic recognized Cannon Beach as one of the most beautiful places in the world is to see it for yourself. With relaxing yet luxurious accommodations and proximity to downtown Cannon Beach, Tolovana Inn is the perfect place to call home during your getaway. Made up of a variety of room types, you’ll be able to find the ideal accommodation for your stay. To learn more about our rooms and which fits your needs best, call 503-436-2211. Don’t forget to inquire about our current specials and packages for potential savings.

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at a Cannon Beach Bakery

One of the best parts about vacation is taking a break from everyday life and the structure that goes along with it. When you book your stay at Tolovana Inn, you’ll be able to sleep in as late as you want and do as little or as much as you want during the day. If you feel like exploring but still enjoying a bit of relaxation, play a round at a nearby golf course, go on a walking gallery tour, or enjoy a beach day. Before returning to our oceanfront hotel, treat yourself to something sweet at a local Cannon Beach bakery. Don’t be afraid to have dessert before your meal; you’re on vacation after all.

The Best Bakeries to Grab a Sweet Treat

No matter what you’re craving, there is a bakery near our Cannon Beach hotel that can satisfy it.

  • Cannon Beach Bakery: Known as the home of the original Haystack Bread, this bakery opened its doors in 1936. Take in the picturesque views of the Oregon coast as you pick out a treat from the full-service bakery.
  • Cannon Beach Chocolate Cafe: If you’re a chocolate lover, you’ll be in heaven the minute you walk through the doors of this shop, which opened in 2011. Focused on all things chocolate, you’ll find chocolate from around the world and top-quality truffles. 
  • Sea Level Bakery: Enjoy scratched baked goods while sipping on freshly brewed coffee at this bakery off Hemlock StreetThe menu is filled with a range of scratch-made bread and pastries. 
  • Simply Cakes by Jae is where you will find the best cupcakes you’ve ever tasted.  Get there early in the day; before they sell out. Then, be sure to pre-order mouthwatering homemade cinnamon rolls for Sunday morning pickup.

Other delicious options in the area include Pacific Way Bakery and Seaside HAG Bakery. You can also pick up tasty treats to go along with a cup of coffee from Insomnia Coffee CompanyBald Eagle Coffee House, and Sleepy Monk Coffee Roasters

Treat Yourself during an Oregon Coast Getaway

From delicious bakeries to fantastic breweries to outdoor adventures, there’s no shortage of ways to spoil yourself and the ones you love most during a Cannon Beach vacation. Tolovana Inn is the ideal place for any group looking to visit the Pacific Northwest coastline. We offer a variety of accommodations, all perfect for unwinding in after a day of exploration. Enhance your stay by adding one of our special packages to your reservation. Call 503-436-2211 to learn more.

 

Discover Local Talent on a Cannon Beach Gallery Walking Tour

Down Around Silver Point. Original oil painting by Jeffrey Hull

One of the best parts about a vacation is discovering something new. This can be a new favorite town or a new activity to try. Cannon Beach is the perfect destination if you are looking to explore the Oregon coast, and Tolovana Inn is the ideal home base for your getaway. Located just south of downtown, you’ll be close to everything this oceanfront town has to offer, including work from amazing local artists. Discover the talent for yourself by exploring a Cannon Beach Gallery.

A Guide to Galleries on the Tour

Cannon Beach is known as one of the top art towns in the country and for good reason. There are public art installations all over town. To see even more fantastic artwork, leave room in your itinerary to go on a walking tour of the top galleries in town. Some of the galleries you’ll see include:

  • Jeffrey Hull Gallery showcases the work of the long-time Cannon Beach painter who creates large-scale watercolor paintings of the Oregon Coast. His gallery in Sandpiper Square is your first stop on the tour.
  • From there, you’ll leave the square and head to Archimedes Gallery, which features work from emerging and established Pacific Northwest artists. This contemporary gallery has everything from realism to surrealism pieces of art.
  • When you reach The Landing, you’ll be able to explore three galleries in one place. See sculptures at the Bronze Coast Gallery, Northwest landscape photography at Images of the West, and dreamlike paintings at Modern Villa Gallery.
  • Since 1971, White Bird Gallery has been showcasing work from some of the area’s most notable artists. This gallery helped develop the town into the thriving and well-known art community it is today.
  • You’ll finish off your walking tour at Cannon Beach Gallery, home to the Cannon Beach Arts Association. Exhibits rotate every month, so there is always something fresh and new to see.

Other galleries on the tour include Northwest By Northwest Gallery, DragonFire Gallery, and IceFire Glassworks.

Unwind Oceanside at Tolovana Inn

After a day filled with seeing art from fantastic local talents, enjoy a fire out at one of the beach fire pits you have access to as a Tolovana Inn guest. With a convenient oceanfront location, you’ll be able to enjoy walks on the beach whenever you like. Many of our rooms include a full kitchen, so you’ll enjoy the comforts of home. Call 503-436-2211 to learn more about booking your stay.

 

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.

Pedal Into Summer on a Cannon Beach Bike Rental

There’s nothing better than exploring all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Your stay at Tolovana Inn puts you close to prime hiking trails, picturesque beaches to watch the sunset, and the coastal town of Cannon Beach. When you’re ready to explore the town and surrounding areas, traveling by car isn’t your only option. Enjoy an Oregon coast summer by renting a bike and cycling the trails or on the sand.

Explore the Best Trails in Cannon Beach

Before exploring the trails around town, stop by one of the area’s bike rental shops. Whether you are looking for a cruiser,  tandem or fun cycle,  there’s a shop that can meet your needs.

Rent a “funcycle” from Cannon Beach’s Family FUNcycle and set off for 90 minutes of cycling fun on the sand.

If you are looking for an electric bike or cruiser, visit Wheel Fun Rental in neighboring Seaside.  

Once you’re set with a bike that fits your adventure, hit the trails.

  • Klootchy Creek Trails: These mountain bike-specific trails are just five miles from Cannon Beach and are for cyclists of all skill levels. Get away from the crowds and cycle the gravel trails while you experience the coastline.
  • Cannon Beach: Riding on Cannon Beach is a must during your stay at Tolovana Inn. During your ride, check off other stops along the route. Get a photo of Haystack Rock and stop for a break at Humbug Point. Explore the old wagon road near Hug Point State Park and get close to the waterfalls just south of Hug Point.

If you are going to cycle the beach, make sure you check the tides.

Enjoy the Oregon Coast at Our Cannon Beach Resort

Tolovana Inn is the perfect place to escape when you’re ready for a break from the craziness of life. After a day of cycling and exploring, relax in your oceanfront accommodation and get ready for the next day’s adventure. To learn more about special packages or availability, please call 1-503-436-2211.

 

Funcycles for rent near Tolovana Inn

Rent a Funcycle near Tolovana Inn.

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