Arch Cape, Oregon Vacation Guide

Arch Cape

Arch Cape, Oregon Vacation Guide

About Arch Cape

Located between Manzanita and Cannon Beach, Arch Cape was named after its coastal rock formation which was formed by ancient lava flows. Although the town may appear sleepy on the surface, Arch Cape’s central location makes it a great home base for any Oregon Coast vacation. The town offers easy access to many outdoor activities and scenic lookouts in nearby Hug Point State Recreation Site and Oswald West State Park.

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Top Arch Cape Activities & Attractions

+ Caves & Waterfalls at Hug Point
+ Beachcomb at Cove Beach
+ Hike along the Oregon Coast Trail
+ Explore Oswald State Park
+ Enjoy the peace & quiet

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Reasons to Visit Arch Cape, OR

If you are looking for a vacation destination with beautiful scenery and wildlife, away from the crowds, then Arch Cape is your go-to Oregon Coast destination. The town is much smaller than many of it’s neighboring towns, which means fewer tourists and more tranquility. Arch Cape has a great central location with easy access to many state parks, hiking and secluded beaches.

Named after the early pioneers who had to “hug” the rocks at low-tide in order to travel around the headland, Hug Point in Arch Cape has a very interesting history and beautiful scenery with vibrant vegetation, rugged shorelines and sandy beaches.

When to Visit Arch Cape

Arch Cape offers beautiful scenery and mild weather throughout the year. With summer temperatures ranging from the low-50s to high-60s and winter temperatures from the high-30s to mid-50s, Arch Cape is a great place to visit in all seasons!

Rain showers are common in the oceanic climate of the Oregon Coast, which is why the area is so lush and beautiful but also means that it is important to pack accordingly.


Arch Cape Vacation Rentals

Experience the unspoiled Oregon Coast by staying off the beaten path in Arch Cape. At Cannon Beach Vacation Rentals, we are pleased to offer beautiful Arch Cape vacation rentals for your stay.

Browse our curated selection of Arch Cape homes, book easily online and begin planning your Arch Cape escape today!