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$100 Kid Friendly

Oregon Coast Day Trip: Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: America's Hub World Tours, Portland, OregonWe pick up at select downtown Portland hotels. Stop At: Camp 18 Museum, Seaside, OregonThose who want to learn more about logging history in the northwest, or who simply are curious about vintage logging machinery, will find plenty of material at Camp 18. Outdoor displays include multiple steam donkeys such as a Dolbeer single spool, a very early first-generation model, to a high-tech late-model Willamette compound geared yarder that was the height of technology for its day. Other displays on site include a large bandsaw from a sawmill, a self-propelled Ohio steam crane, Caterpillar-style tracked vehicles that worked in the woods, a railroad skeleton log car and other heavy equipment plus a wide variety of large and small hardware. We will make a quick stop here on our way to the spectacular Oregon Coast so that you can explore the historic equipment, use the restroom, and buy some coffee if you want. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Neahkahnie Mountain, OregonThis peak is an inspiring place, where the Tillamook tribe believed their most powerful god resided. In fact, the name Neahkahnie comes from their words Ne ("place of") and Ekahnie ("supreme deity").  Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Short Sands Beach, Manzanita, OregonStretching along four miles of coastline in dense, temperate rainforest, Oswald West State Park has a beautifully secluded sandy beach and miles of trails leading to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.  This vast, scenic treasure is without a doubt one of the most spectacular parks in Oregon. Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach, OregonNo visit to Cannon Beach would be complete ­without visiting Ecola State Park, perched dramatically on the edge of Tillamook Head. Ecola Park Road winds through old growth rainforest before emerging at one of the Oregon Coast’s most famous views, overlooking numerous rock formations and the capes and headlands miles to the south. Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Manzanita Beach, Manzanita, OregonManzanita is a beautiful oceanside city with seven miles of sandy beach and the third most photographed scenery in Oregon. While here you can enjoy a spectacular walk by the ocean or explore their lovely downtown.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Cannon Beach, Cannon Beach, OregonThis picturesque small-town village by the sea is easily walkable and you will be able to explore meandering pathways, enjoy public art and courtyards spilling over with flowers. Known as one of the Northwest’s top art towns, Cannon Beach is filled with art galleries, specialty shops, cafes and fine dining restaurants. While in Cannon Beach you will have time for lunch at one of their amazing restaurants.  Cannon Beach is also famous for its amazing beaches. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon Haystack Rock is one of Oregon’s most recognizable landmarks, home to colorful tidepools and diverse bird life. It rises 235 feet from the edge of the shoreline. At low tide, you can walk right up to it and find colorful sea stars and other fascinating tidepool creatures in its intertidal area. Puffins can be observed on Haystack Rock from early spring to mid-summer, offering the most accessible viewing of Tufted Puffins in the Northwest.Duration: 20 minutes

$20 Tours & Sightseeing

Keep Manzanita Weird Scavenger Hunt

We will meet at the Winery located in the heart of Manzanita. Your group will be given a Scavenger Hunt list of items and places to find. We will go over the instructions and send the teams off and running!Most Scavenger Hunt items are located along the main strip of Manzanita (on Laneda Ave).  Each item is worth points and the team with the most points wins!  After the hunt we will return to the Winery for a round a drinks, compare notes and toast the winning team!  Bring your friends and family or come alone and meet new people.   Have a special request? Contact me if you'd like to bring a group of friends, family, or arrange a team building event on a particular date.

$20 Outdoor Activities

Pirate Treasure Hunt

We will meet on the boardwalk of Manzanita beach. You and your group will be given a treasure map and instructions on how to find the treasure.   From there we will walk the beach (approx. 1 mile) to the base of Neahkahnie Mountain.  Along the way you will search for  landmarks, discover clues, and solve puzzles. Once all the clues are collected you will have everything you need to find the Neahkahnie treasure! This Experience was designed with kids in mind. Parents bring your "inner child" with you!  You will be expected to participate!  (If you are looking for an adult activity please view my Manzanita Scavenger Hunt!) During the Fall and Winter months this Experience may be modified during inclement weather.

$159 Day Trips & Excursions

Small Group Tour of Northern Oregon Coast Tour from Portland

Hop-on board a custom equipped, 4x4 luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicle, kick back, and enjoy the majesty of the Northern Oregon Coast. Less than 2 hours from Portland, your scenic drive west features both the Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests. You’ll learn about the Oregon Coast’s one-of-a-kind plants and animals, its discovery by Lewis and Clark, and its role in the 1985 cult classic film, The Goonies. Once you arrive at the Pacific Ocean, you’ll see vast expanses of sandy beaches peppered with headlands and outcrops of forest. Your guide will take you hiking in the dense, temperate rainforests of the Ecola and Oswald State Parks. Massive, mossy trees are part of this old growth forest that borders numerous secluded beach coves known only to locals. Customized to the group’s desires, you’ll spend the day venturing through the unique natural offerings of the coast. Surfing enthusiasts? Excellent, you’ll suit up and catch some waves. Not your thing? Enjoy the astonishing views in the home of Oregon’s third most photographed scenery. The tiny coastal towns of Manzanita, Cannon Beach, and Nehalam are filled with local eateries for a lazy, picturesque lunch. Shop around these seaside villages and enjoy their quirky galleries. This daylong tour runs from 9am to 5pm. Each tour is customized to the group’s preferences and desires with completely flexible activities. Bring your camera and your sense of exploration!

$1529 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Group Tour up to 11 of Northern Oregon Coast Tour from Portland

Hop-on board a custom equipped, 4x4 luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicle, kick back, and enjoy the majesty of the Northern Oregon Coast. Less than 2 hours from Portland, your scenic drive west features both the Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests. You’ll learn about the Oregon Coast’s one-of-a-kind plants and animals, its discovery by Lewis and Clark, and its role in the 1985 cult classic film, The Goonies. Once you arrive at the Pacific Ocean, you’ll see vast expanses of sandy beaches peppered with headlands and outcrops of forest. Your guide will take you hiking in the dense, temperate rainforests of the Ecola and Oswald State Parks. Massive, mossy trees are part of this old growth forest that borders numerous secluded beach coves known only to locals. Customized to your private group’s desires, you’ll spend the day venturing through the unique natural offerings of the coast. Surfing enthusiasts? Excellent, you’ll suit up and catch some waves. Not your thing? Enjoy the astonishing views in the home of Oregon’s third most photographed scenery. The tiny coastal towns of Manzanita, Cannon Beach, and Nehalam are filled with local eateries for a lazy, picturesque lunch. Shop around these seaside villages and enjoy their quirky galleries. This daylong tour runs from 9am to 5pm. Each tour is customized to your private group’s preferences and desires with completely flexible activities. Bring your camera and your sense of exploration! Note: This private tour is offered at this price for a minimum of 8 attendees. If your party is less than 8, an additional tour charge will apply. Feel free to contact us for more information.