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Downtown Cannon Beach, OregonWhat’s to Love:  Cannon Beach is the “ace in the hole” when it comes to Portland getaways.  It’s a clean town with excellent surrounding beaches, parks and camping.  Plus, for a hefty price, you can usually find good food and lodging.  It’s a bit predictable for us, but we always seem to stumble onto something new each time.

Haystack Rock - Cannon Beach, OregonMany people don’t like the Disney-like-foot-traffic that plugs the walkways, restaurants, beaches, parks and playgrounds.  Others think it’s a bit sterile and/or upscale for their tastes – they prefer a getaway with a little more character such as Manzanita or Oceanside.  While I like the gritty towns, I also like many of the upscale amenities that Cannon Beach has to offer.  And, if you take the time, you will find that Cannon Beach has something to offer almost any visitor. 

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