Are you looking for a relaxing and fun getaway in Oregon? If so, you should check out Manzanita, a charming coastal town with plenty to offer. Whether you’re into shopping, outdoor activities, spa days, wine and whiskey bars, or just plain old relaxation, Manzanita has something for everyone. Here are some of the things you can do in Manzanita to make your trip unforgettable.
Small town charm: Manzanita is a small, friendly town with a laid-back atmosphere. It has a quaint downtown area with shops, galleries, and restaurants that offer a variety of cuisine, including locally sourced seafood.
Relaxation: If you’re looking for a peaceful, relaxing getaway, Manzanita is a great place to visit. The town has a slower pace of life than larger cities, and the natural beauty of the area is conducive to relaxation and rejuvenation.
Beaches: Manzanita has a beautiful, seven-mile-long beach that is perfect for walking, surfing, and exploring tide pools. The beach is relatively uncrowded, making it a great place to relax and unwind.
Scenery: Manzanita is located on the Oregon Coast, and the surrounding area is known for its stunning scenery. From the beach, you can see Neahkahnie Mountain, a scenic mountain that rises more than 1,600 feet above sea level. There are also numerous hiking trails and state parks in the area that offer breathtaking views of the coastline.
Outdoor activities: In addition to the beach and hiking trails, Manzanita offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing, and cycling. You can rent equipment locally or join a guided tour.
Shopping: Manzanita is a shopper’s paradise, with a variety of local boutiques and galleries to explore. You can find everything from clothing and jewelry to art and souvenirs. Some of the popular places to shop are Unfurl Clothing, T-Spot, Cloud & Leaf Bookstore, , Four Paws on the Beach, and Finnesterre.
Restaurants: Manzanita has a diverse and delicious culinary scene, with options ranging from casual to fine dining. You can savor fresh seafood, pizza, burgers, tacos, salads, and more at one of these restaurants: Yolk, Offshore Grill, Marzano’s Pizza Pie, Big Wave Cafe, or Neah-Kah-Nie Bistro. Don’t forget to treat yourself to some ice cream at Schwietert’s Cones & Candy or some wine at Vino Manzanita or the Manzanita Winery.
Spas and Wellness: If you need some pampering, Spa Manzanita can help you relax and rejuvenate. You can enjoy a massage, a facial, nourishing body treatments or healing Reiki – and browse the spa boutique. You can also try yoga or meditation at Yoga Roots Studio and Pilates at Sand & Pine Wellness or visit Fit Manzanita for a workout while you’re visiting.
Manzanita is truly a special place to visit and perhaps settle down in – as many of us have chosen to do!