This being the Oregon coast, where every hotel room seems to have a kitchenette, you may opt to stay in and cook your own meals while you watch the waves. But this is also Cannon Beach, where you’ll find more good restaurants than anywhere else except Newport and Yachats. For a bottle of wine to take back to your room and enjoy on the balcony overlooking the beach, stop in at The Wine Shack, 124 N. Hemlock St. (; tel. 800/787-1765 or 503/436-1100), or Laurel’s Cannon Beach Wine Shop, 263 N. Hemlock St. (tel. 503/436-1666). For good locally brewed beer, visit Bill’s Tavern & Brewhouse, 188 N. Hemlock St. (tel. 503/436-2202).

Savor Cannon Beach

The 4-day Savor Cannon Beach festival ( in early March, an annual celebration of Pacific Northwest wine and regional cuisine, includes six wine tasting events and many other related community activities. Approximately 40 Northwest wineries pour tastings at shops, galleries, restaurants and hotels in Cannon Beach during the wine walk on Saturday of the festival.

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