Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach, Oregon, one of the most majestic stretches of shore in the Pacific Northwest, is famous for Haystack Rock, a massive rock formation jutting out of the sea. While the water is too crisp to enjoy without a wetsuit, the silky smooth shore is ideal for meandering walks, sand castle construction, and puffin sightings. In addition, photographers will rejoice as the sweeping ocean views and ideal lighting offer optimal ingredients for enchanting landscape shots.

Getting There

About 90 miles from Portland International Airport, Cannon Beach is best reached by car, which can be rented at the airport. From North America, nonstop flights to Portland leave from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, and Denver. A direct flight from Canada is offered in Vancouver, and one-stop flights from London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Paris, and Manchester are available. You can Fly from any major city into the Portland or Oregon.