Where Ocean-Lovers Gather

Pacific City is a beach town located beneath the large headland of Cape Kiwanda. Sandy beaches, long views, and great surf make this a dream for ocean lovers.

This idyllic locale is surrounded by an abundance of beautiful landmarks. A huge rock “sea stack” juts from the water just off shore. A towering sand dune provides access to the top of Cape Kiwanda for views of the ocean surf crashing against the coastal rocks below. That same breakwater shelters Cape Kiwanda’s beaches, making it an excellent spot for surfing and fishing. Watch dorymen launch their boats right on the beach while sitting on the patio of a cafe or brewery that overlooks the sea.

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Haystack Fishing

Haystack Fishing is the premier dory fishing charter company in Pacific City. Run by Joe and Wendy Hay, they will celebrate their 25th year silver anniversary in 2022. Haystack Fishing’s specialty is making dreams come true and creating memories that...

Pacific City, OR

503-679-9028
Email us (joe[at]haystackfishing[dot]com)

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Anadromous Anglers

Anadromous Anglers provides guided fly fishing for steelhead on the scenic and productive rivers surrounding Portland, Oregon.

Pacific City, OR

(949) 547-3818
Email us (hunt4steel[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area

Cape Kiwanda is part of the Three Capes Scenic Route (along with Cape Meares and Cape Lookout).  Kiwanda is the smallest of the three, but it is one of the best places to experience spectacular wave action. Pacific City is...

Pacific City, OR

503-842-3182

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Pacific City – Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce

Pacific City and the surrounding Nestucca Valley have become a destination point for vacationers looking for the best in outdoor recreation and a bit of indoor pampering. Located less than a two-hour drive from Portland, and hour from Salem. If...

35170 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

503-965-3633
Email us (pcnvchamber[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Clay Myers State Natural Area at Whalen Island

The Clay Myers State Natural Area at Whalen Island is a remarkable place. A virtually untouched coastal estuarine ecosystem, it is bounded by the Sand Creek estuary. This is critically valuable habitat for adult salmon moving upstream to spawn and...

Pacific City, OR

503-842-3182

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Pacific City Fly Fishing & Guide Service

Pacific City Fly Fishing & Guide Service is known as the “biggest little fly shop” on the Oregon Coast. They have been providing quality fly fishing tackle at low prices and professional guide service for over ten years on the...

Pacific City, OR

(541) 921-1276
Email us (jackpcff[at]aol[dot]com)

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Josh Putman Guide Service

Josh and Jenna Putman have a beautiful Learned Dory boat named the Fish Whistle that we’re launching off the beach daily in Pacific City to go crabbing, fishing and sightseeing with top of the line gear, tackle and bait. Join...

Pacific City, OR

(503) 708-1141
Email us (josh-fisherman[at]hotmail[dot]com)

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Bob Straub State Park

This park is located in Pacific City and provides beach access, parking and restrooms. It's a nice place to go for a walk on the beach and explore the Nestucca sand spit. The Nestucca River is legendary for 50 pound...

Pacific City, OR

503-842-3182

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Sand Lake Recreation Area

The Sand Lake Recreation Area is located along Oregon’s North Coast, 15 miles southwest of Tillamook, OR between Cape Lookout and Cape Kiwanda. It covers 1,076 acres of open sand dunes, surrounded by forests and adjacent to the Pacific Ocean....

Pacific City, OR
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TWIST Wine Company

TWIST Wine Company is the tasting room that showcases the wines made by Chenin and Sean Carlton. Their labels include Basket Case, Shy Chenin, Reversal & Stumbling Block – multiple labels for the multiple personalities of the wines they produce....

34930 Brooten Rd
Pacific City, OR

503-483-1240
Email us (chenin[at]twistwine[dot]com)

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Mark Lytle’s Pacific City Fishing

Mark Lytle provides excellent fishing opportunities as a professional guide using the historic Dory boat in Pacific City, Oregon. Fish for ling cod, dungeness crab, salmon and bottom fish off stunning Cape Kiwanda.

Pacific City, OR

(503) 351-9019
Email us (mark[at]pacificcityfishing[dot]com)

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Kiwanda Fishing

Enjoy a unique fishing adventure found exclusively in Pacific City, Oregon “Home of the Dory Fleet” with Kiwanda Fishing.

Pacific City, OR

(503) 910-5259
Email us (kiwandafishing[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Pacific City – Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce

Physical: 35170 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR
Mail: Suite H
Pacific City, OR

503-965-3633
Email us (pcnvchamber[at]gmail[dot]com)

Travel Stories

Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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How to Enjoy the Coastal Outdoors Safely

If you’ve been dreaming of wide-open beaches, old-growth trails and magnificent sunsets lately, you’re not alone. Oregon’s coastal communities are slowly reopening to visitors, but in order for everyone to stay safe and healthy, visitors are asked to follow all...
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Visit the Oregon Coast Virtually

Thank you for honoring Governor Kate Brown’s executive order to stay at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. It’s the best way to keep you and our coastal communities safe. When this outbreak has passed, we’ll be...
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Starring the Oregon Coast

With the call to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak, you may find yourself missing the Oregon Coast’s salt-licked air and windswept vistas. You’ve also likely found yourself with a shrinking watch list as you catch up on TV shows...
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Whale Watching

Whale watching is a year-round activity on the Oregon Coast with gray whales by far the most commonly seen. Whale watching is not difficult, but a few tips make it easier. Any location with an ocean view may yield whale...
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Birding

The small group of birders, equipped with birding books, binoculars, and a couple of scopes, headed for Devil’s Elbow beach at Heceta Head State Scenic Viewpoint north of Florence, expecting to see the usual assortment of gulls, flocks of sandpipers...
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Featured Dining

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Grateful Bread Company

Grateful Bread Bakery has become a legend in the area. First known for their fresh bread and pastries, they are now known for their great breakfast, lunches and pizzas.

34805 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

(503) 965-7337

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Sportsman’s Pub-N-Grub

A hidden gem and delicious cuisine.

34975 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

503-965-9991
Email us (rob[at]sp-n-g[dot]com)

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Pacific Coast Candy

Pacific Coast Candy is a family owned candy store located in the beautiful coastal town of Pacific City, Oregon. They offer a variety of salt water taffy, bulk candy and specialty chocolates. They also carry Tillamook ice cream that you...

34950 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

503-483-1250
Email us (leslie[at]pacificcoastcandy[dot]com)

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Meridian Restaurant & Bar at Headlands

Meridian’s Chef Team combines offerings from the sea, local farmers and Mary’s Herb Garden (Headlands own herb garden). Enjoy spectacular views of Haystack Rock and the rolling Pacific while you dine. Sample our Chefs’ Tasting Menu featuring the seasonal bounty...

33000 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR

503-483-3000
Email us (info[at]headlandslodge[dot]com)

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Pelican Brewing Company

Envisioned by three inspired founders, a little run-down beachfront building began its transformation into the international icon it is today. The only beachfront brewpub in the Pacific Northwest, this inviting establishment welcomes guests with tantalizing beer cuisine, intimate brewery tours...

33180 Cape Kiwanda Dr.
Pacific City, OR

(503) 965-7007

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The Riverhouse Nestucca

Choose from a selection of chef driven seafood and spirits options at this iconic riverhouse restaurant in Pacific City.

34450 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

(503) 483-1255
Email us (riverhousenestucca[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Oar House Bar & Grill

Oar House Bar & Grill offers a full menu at this beach style bar with friendly service. 

34455 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

503-965-6001
Email us (muntor16[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Stimulus Coffee + Bakery

For a quick pick-me-up or more, beachcombers in Pacific City love to fuel up with a killer espresso drink or hot chocolate for the kids at Stimulus Coffee + Bakery, right across from the beach and Cape Kiwanda.

33105 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR

503-965-4661
Email us (info[at]stimuluscafe[dot]com)

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Pacific City Farmers Market

Visit the Pacific City Farmers Market Sundays from mid-June through September.

Pacific City, OR

(541) 450-0656

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Los Caporales Mexican Restaurant

Los Caporales Mexican Restaurant features authentic Mexican dishes as well as American and Seafood dishes and children’s dishes. Enjoy our own family recipes of fresh food. We are proud serving you our unique family style dishes of meats, poultry and...

35025 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

503-965-6999
Email us (loscaporalespc[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Ben & Jeff’s Burgers and Tacos

Just steps from the beach, Ben & Jeff’s offers made-to-order burgers, tacos and fish and chips.

33260 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR

503-483-1026
Email us (ben[at]momentsurfco[dot]com)

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Pelican Pub and Brewery

This is where the magic all started, and it’s still a crowd favorite for beer lovers, food lovers, and those that just want an incredible view while they enjoy a bit of both. Find flatbread pizzas, delicious burgers, and even...

33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR

503-965-7007
Email us (ken[at]pelicanbrewery[dot]com)

Featured Lodging

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Beachcombers NW

Discover your perfect Oregon Coast getaway at Beachcombers NW. Book direct and skip third-party service fees! Get the lowest rates and connect to our local experts for the best vacation rental experience. Choose from over 600 Oregon Coast vacation rentals,...

Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach, OR

503-622-1282
Email us (info[at]beachcombersnw[dot]com)

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Meredith Lodging

Meredith Lodging offers a large variety of vacation rentals along the Central Oregon Coast.

2015 N.W. 39th St.
Lincoln City, OR

541.996.2955
Email us (office[at]meredithlodging[dot]com)

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Headlands Coastal Lodge & Spa

Escape to this special spot on the North Coast and discover a place where new adventures and blissful solitude beckon. Explore miles of expansive beaches. Join an Adventure Coach for a morning clamming excursion or moonlight dune hike. Schedule a...

33000 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR

503-483-3000
Email us (info[at]headlandslodge[dot]com)

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Webb County Campground

This waterfront RV-friendly campground provides beach access, showers, birding, surfing and scenic views.

33005 Cape Kiwanda Road
Pacific City, OR

503-322-3522
Email us (parks[at]co[dot]tillamook[dot]or[dot]us)

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Pacific City Inn

Pacific City Inn is a multi-generational, family owned hotel in Pacific City. Located in central Pacific City, the inn is close to shopping, dining, the beach, the river and hiking beautiful south Tillamook County. Pacific City Inn offers 18 smoke-free...

35280 Brooten Road
Pacific City, OR

503-965-6464
Email us (pacificcityinn[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Vacasa Vacation Rentals – Tierra Del Mar

When you book with Vacasa, you’re getting more than a vacation rental. You’re getting professional service you can count on. We’re here for you throughout your entire vacation—from providing 3D tours of every Vacasa property to local staff caring for...

Pacific City, OR

503-305-4521
Email us (info[at]vacasa[dot]com)

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Sea View Vacation Rentals

Hidden along the central Oregon Coast is a place where you can still enjoy the simple charm of a small beach town. Escape the hussle of everyday life with a vacation rental on the beautiful beaches of the Oregon Coast....

6340 Pacific Ave.
Pacific City, OR

503-965-7888
Email us (rentals[at]seaview4u[dot]com)

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Cape Kiwanda RV Resort & Market Place

Cape Kiwanda RV Resort is family owned and operated for over 40 years. Located across from Cape Kiwanda State Park and recreational area, they offer a great full service campground for both RV, tenting and camping cabins, pool, spa and...

33305 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR

503-965-6230
Email us (info[at]capekiwandarvresort[dot]com)

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Derrick Road Dispersed Camping Area

Dispersed camping and day use area with access to the northern end of Sand Lake Recreation Area OHV area. Sites offer vault toilets and fire rings.  No water available.

Pacific City, OR
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The Cottages at Cape Kiwanda

33000 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR

503-483-3000
Email us (info[at]headlandslodge[dot]com)

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Anchorage Motel and Vacation Rentals

Anchorage Motel is your home away from home. Centrally located in Pacific City, a short walk to the beach, restaurants and the local wine tasting room. Offering one and two bedroom cottage style suites with fully equipped kitchens as well...

6585 Pacific Ave.
Pacific City, OR

503-965-6773
Email us (anchoragemotelpc[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Riverfront Dream – Walk to Beach!

Featuring 3,219 square feet of luxurious living space, this three-story 6BR/5BA retreat is perfect for groups. Host a cookout on the wraparound riverfront deck or whip up delicious dishes in the chef’s kitchen. Highlights of this custom-built craftsman home include...

34505 Nestucca Blvd.
Pacific City, OR

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