An extended vacation is always a welcome opportunity, but when you’re looking to refresh and restore, even a weekend away can work wonders. This is especially true for those who set their travel sights on Pacific City, Oregon. Whether you’re one for the hiking trails or you’re looking to make the most of scenic ocean views, Pacific City has something for you. The following are a few activities to enjoy when you’re hoping to make the most of a weekend trip to Pacific City in one of our Oregon Coast weekend rentals!
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Savor Time at Pelican Brewing Company
When you’re lucky enough to find yourself in scenic Pacific City for a weekend of fun, one of the best places to kick off the adventure is at Pelican Brewing Company! Located at 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive, this iconic brewery has been open in the area since 1996 and continues to captivate visitor palates from across the map. Pelican Brewing Company is a great testament to innovative regional flavors, and they’ve won hundreds of awards to date for those efforts. Stop by and enjoy tasting one or a few of the fantastic flavors for yourself before hopping on a facilities tour and getting some insight into the brewing process itself. When you’re in need of a small bite to accompany your beverage selections, Pelican Brewing Company has a menu filled with locally sourced food options to choose from too.
Check Out the Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Half the fun of a visit to Pacific City any time of year is the opportunity to get into nature at its very best. A weekend away in this locale is no exception to the rule! Start by exploring the iconic Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area while you’re in town. The Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area is one of thee that makes up the greater Three Capes Scenic Route and is well-worth enjoying. It may be the smallest of the bunch, but it offers up big options for adventure and sightseeing to guests. This natural area is packed with everything from cliffs and sand dunes to waterfront vistas that promise to inspire. Many guests make the most of their time here by enjoying whale watching, birding, hiking, and biking too. If your weekend trip in one of our Oregon Coast weekend rentals falls during a time of year where the weather is just right, consider spending some time on the sand soaking up the sun.
Spend Time at Bob Straub State Park
Another great place to enjoy spending time outdoors when you’re enjoying a weekend in Pacific City is Bob Straub State Park. Found at US-101 in Pacific City, Bob Straub State Park enjoys a place tucked between Nestucca Bay and the Pacific Ocean. This prime location lends itself to amazing views as well as easy access to outdoor recreation. Horseback riding, hiking, fishing, and wildlife spotting are all popular activities to enjoy during a visit. If you’re the type of weekend traveler who can’t wait to lace up their boots and hit the hiking paths, Bob Straub State Park is packed with trails to explore at your very own pace. The Bob Straub hiking trail offers up a mile of exploration to enjoy that leads hikers to the river for great and rewarding views.
Add a Fishing Charter to the Itinerary
For all of the land-based fun a trip to Pacific City offers weekend revelers, those who prefer to spend time on the water will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy their getaway as well. Pacific City is a prime place for fishing and when you’re looking for a guided experience to make the most of your time casting a line, the team at Haystack Fishing can help. Headquartered at 34280 Brooten Road, this company puts together customized charters for anglers looking to reel in everything from bottom fish and crabs to salmon alike. Bottom fish that are generally caught in these waters include everything from cabezon and lingcod to sea bass too. Charters typically accommodate up to 6 people and when your group returns to land, you’ll have time to have your catch filleted and separated. Making a booking with Haystack Fishing even more meaningful is the fact that this company has been serving the Pacific City area since 1997, making it the one with the longest legacy around!
Book Your Pacific City Getaway Today
There’s never been a better time to make your way to Pacific City in the name of a fun vacation. Whether you have a weekend to dedicate to leisure time, or you’re looking to make it an extended stay, having the right accommodations in place can make all the difference. That’s where Open Nest come in. Our collection of luxurious Pacific City houses for rent across Pacific City keeps our guests close to the places they’re excited to explore while providing access to luxury, comfort, and style too! Get in touch today to learn more and to start planning your next trip.