Day Trips

Within an hour north and south there are beautiful sites to see and great adventures to explore, from hiking or biking the Discovery trail on the Long Beach Peninsula to sampling cheese in Tillamook, the opportunities abound.

Tillamook Cheese Factory

Tillamook Cheese Factory

Hours Open daily year-round 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Labor Day through mid-June) 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Mid-June through Labor Day) Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Our packaging department is currently in operation until 3:30pm, 7 days a week.
Location: 4175 Hwy 101 N Tillamook OR 97141
Phone: 503-815-1300
Discovery Trail - Long Beach Peninsula

Discovery Trail - Long Beach Peninsula

The Discovery Trail on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula crosses a broad Pacific beach, grassy dunes, seaside forests and postcard-ready ocean bluffs. You can bike it or walk it, and if you tackle all, or even a portion, of this remarkable mostly paved trail, you’ll be treated to some of the state’s most exhilarating seaside scenery, while enjoying stimulating art and interesting interpretive exhibits along the way.
Location: Ilwaco to Long Beach, Washington
Marsh`s Free Museum

Marsh`s Free Museum

Have you met Jake the Alligator Man? He is one of the many unique items on display in this fun, free museum and gift shop. If you are looking for something a little different head north across the Columbia and up the peninsula to the town of Long Beach. Jake is just one of the many highlights of an adventure north.
Location: Long Beach, Washington
Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant

Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant

COME VISIT OUR LOGGING MUSEUM, LOGGERS` MEMORIAL, LOGGING EQUIPMENT, LOGGING HISTORY DISPLAY, EVENT ROOM, CONFERENCE ROOM amp 18 could easily be your most popular stop on your way to and from the Oregon Coast via State Highway 26 between Portland and Seaside / Cannon Beach. Camp 18 is the result of enormous effort by Gordon Smith and the late Maurie Clark, both near-legendary figures in the northwest logging scene. Camp 18 is a log cabin-type structure built by Gordon Smith and friends. Its architecture is authentic in materials and construction techniques and features, for example, an 85-foot ridgepole that’s the largest such piece in the United States and weighs approximately 25 tons. There’s plenty of RV-size parking in the lot.
Location: Hwy 26, Elsie, OR 97138
Toll Free: (800) 874-1810