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Manzanita Beach Rainy Day Activities

For the days when the rain won’t let up, check out these Manzanita Beach area activities and attractions. And while these Manzanita Beach activities aren’t solely reserved for rainy days, they will surely provide the family with a fun and memorable experience. Afterward, visit one of the many tasty Manzanita restaurants to end your day.

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Manzanita Beach Rainy Day Activities

FIT Manzanita 

635 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita | (503) 368-7272 
Located in the heart of Manzanita, FIT Manzanita is a great option for those who like to stay active while on vacation. The facility includes treadmills, ellipticals with private viewing screens, strength training and, wellness.

Manzanita Art Galleries

Explore Manzanita’s creative community and visit the area’s art galleries. Whether you stroll through the galleries to appreciate the artwork or participate in classes to get your creative juices flowing, our art galleries provide a great experience for all during your Manzanita Beach vacation. For more information on Manzanita art galleries, visit here.

Manzanita Library  

571 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita | (503) 368-6665 
Located in downtown Manzanita, the Manzanita Library is the ideal place to sneak away for peace and quiet. Check out a book and dive into a good read during your Manzanita vacation, or participate in one of the many activities held at the library.   

Nehalem Valley Historical Society

225 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita | [email protected]
Nehalem Valley Historical Society is devoted to preserving the rich cultural heritage of Manzanita, Wheeler and Nehalem. Visit the public archive on Saturdays from 1:00PM – 4:00PM to view rotating exhibits that share the history of the area.

Oregon Coast Scenic Railway

306 American Ave, Garibaldi | (503) 842-7972
Go on a thrilling ride along the Oregon Coast with Oregon Coast Scenic Railway. With several different train ride offerings, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Take one of the festive holiday train rides or enjoy a scenic ride along the Tillamook Coast.

Cannon Beach Rainy Day Activities

Bruce’s Candy

248 N Spruce Street, Cannon Beach | (503) 862-7907
Have a sweet tooth? Bruce’s Candy has all you need to satisfy your cravings. Choose from homemade treats like brittles, caramels, homemade fudge, and of course, the salt water taffy. Bruce’s Candy is open seven days a week from 10 AM – 5 PM.

Cannon Beach Escape Room

248 N Spruce Street, Cannon Beach | (503) 862-7907
Test out your problem solving skills at Cannon Beach Escape Room. Two to ten participants are locked in one of our themed rooms and have 60 minutes to work together to discover hidden objects, gather clues, and solve puzzles to find the key to escape. The Cannon Beach Escape Room is perfect for families, date night, parties or team building (especially on a rainy day at the Oregon Coast).

1064 S Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach | (503) 436 – 0744
The Cannon Beach Gallery provides a venue for diverse arts in the community and provides annual workshops and programs in the arts for children and adults. For art enthusiasts, you’ll definitely want to make a stop here to admire all that the Oregon Coast artists have to offer.

Cannon Beach History Center and Museum

1387 South Spruce Street, Cannon Beach | (503) 436-9301
The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum’s purpose is preserve the history of Cannon Beach and Arch Cape through artifacts, recorded oral histories, and more. This is a great way to learn about what shaped Cannon Beach and Arch Cape. Admission is free and the museum is open from Wednesday – Saturday from 11 AM – 4 PM.

Coaster Theatre

108 North Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach | (503) 436-1242
For movie lovers, the Coaster Theatre is a must-visit on your Oregon Coast vacation. From its early beginnings as the Coaster Roller Rink in the 1920s, this historic site operated as a skating rink through the 1950s and was used to show silent movies to the locals once each week. Now, the playhouse features several different plays and events throughout the year.

172 N Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach | (503) 436-2600
Jeffrey began his painting career nearly 50 years ago as a resident of the beautiful coastal art community of Cannon Beach, Oregon. His representational work is displayed in the form of Original Watercolors, Oils, and Giclée Prints. The gallery is open Thursday – Monday from 10 AM – 5:30 PM.

Icefire Glassworks

116 East Gower Avenue, Cannon Beach | (503) 436-2359
Icefire Glassworks is a hot shop and glass gallery located in Cannon Beach. Featuring the work of several artists, the gallery displays a fun array of blown, fused, and hot-sculpted glass, with some lampworked and cast pieces. Stop by Monday thru Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM to view and purchase these unique pieces.

Ocean Spa

231 N Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach | (503) 436-0644
Find ultimate relaxation on your Oregon Coast vacation with a visit to Ocean Spa in Cannon Beach. With a variety of spa services ranging from massages to esthetics and body treatments to a foot bar, Ocean Spa is the place to cast all your worries away. Ocean Spa is open from Wednesday – Monday from 10 AM – 6 PM.

Nehalem Rainy Day Activities

NCRD

36155 9th Street, Nehalem | (855) 444-6273 
The North County Recreation District (NCRD) is a community center located in Nehalem that offers a variety of programs, classes, and services to the public. If you prefer to keep busy during your getaway, the NCRD is a wonderful place to do just that! Workout at the gym, swim, or catch a play at the performing arts center. To learn more about fees for in-state and out-of-state visitors, visit the NCRD website.

North Coast Pinball

35995 7th Street, Nehalem | (503) 343-4783 
North Coast Pinball is Nehalem’s little pinball lounge (and kite shop), serving Oregon’s north coast since 2021. They’re a cozy little spot with a warm and welcoming vibe and the largest, most diverse, and best-maintained collection of modern and classic pinball machines we know of on the West Coast. Play pinball there! 

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The Vintage Unicorn

36025 7th St Nehalem | (503) 368-3380 
Shop vintage, retro, and pre-owned items at The Vintage Unicorn. You’ll find a large selection of clothing, accessories, furniture, home goods, and more! This is the perfect spot to find unique and special items on your Manzanita Beach vacation.


Museums 

Garibaldi Maritime Museum

112 Garibaldi Ave, Garibaldi | (503) 322-8411
Experience the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest at the Garibaldi Maritime Museum. The museum’s mission is to “recognize the literature, art, music and dance related to the age of sailing.” The museum is open Thursday – Monday from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. 

International Police Museum

395 Nehalem Blvd, Wheeler | (503) 457-6056
Explore the history of law enforcement and view displays of uniforms from all over the world, tools that have been important to policing, and much more. The museum is open from Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00AM – 5:00PM.

Latimer Quilt & Textile Center

2105 Wilson River Loop, Tillamook | (503) 842-8622
Located in Tillamook, Oregon, the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center offers bi-monthly exhibits featuring vintage textiles or contemporary fiber and textile art by local and nationally recognized artists.