The town of Cannon Beach has done an amazing job of keeping an architectural integrity. The weathered cedar shingles and siding that compromise the town's visual theme are almost unavoidable.
As for shops and attraction, the main drag is chock full of small specialty shops selling everything from kites to fine lingerie. There are several small restaurants including the coastally ubiquitous Pig and Pancake.
The beach is pure Oregon coast at it's best. Cool at most times of year, but on a clear day incredibly bright and bracing.
Quick Tips: For a short day trip, here are my suggestions:
Start your visit with a quick tour through town, checking out the shops and eateries, and...Read More