September 8, 2017
Muttzanita Parade

‘Muttzanita’ Lets The Dogs Out

Muttzanita 2017 is set to take over Manzanita with a flurry of wagging tails, lolling tongues and happy barking. Taking place Sunday, September 17 from 10 […]
April 7, 2017
Manzanita Beach
Walk or run the beach during your family vacation to Manzanita

Top 10 Family Activities in Manzanita

To be given 72 hours in Manzanita, Oregon is a fantastic gift. In my wildest dreams, I’d get a long vacation in this friendly, vibrant small […]
September 21, 2016
Yoga can take place anytime when inspired by Manzanita's beach

DIY Yoga Retreat on the Oregon Coast

Dreaming about a relaxing yoga retreat on the Oregon Coast, but don’t want to pay for one of those expensive professional retreats?  Why not do it […]
August 8, 2016
SarahFae is the garden liaison and Bryan Tiller is the chef for their Pacific Northwest inspired menu. Photo credit: NW Gardens Roll & Bowl

Sushi for everyone – NW Gardens Roll and Bowl

Sushi rolls and ramen bowls roll with the times and showcase the best of what’s fresh, organic and in season at NW Gardens Roll and Bowl. […]
July 12, 2016
Beach horseback riding. Oregon Beach Rides
There's no adventure like riding a horse down a Tillamook Coast beach. Courtesy: Oregon Beach Rides

How Do You Explore the Beach? On a Horse, of Course!

There are many relaxing ways to explore the beaches of the Tillamook Coast. But if you are looking for a bit more wind in your hair […]
July 5, 2016
Honey bees on lavender
Honey bees on lavender. Photo credit: Trav Williams, Broken Banjo Photography

Oregon Coast Lavender: From overgrown property to scented crops

Stand still among the lavender, and you’ll hear the silvery warbles of songbirds and the gentle hum of honeybees, in the fields at Oregon Coast Lavender. […]
June 26, 2016
Tom Mock (left) is President of Nehalem Valley Historical Society and Mark Beach (right) is a longtime volunteer.
Tom Mock (left) is President of Nehalem Valley Historical Society and Mark Beach (right) is a longtime volunteer.

History of the Nehalem Valley Thrives in Manzanita

If you don’t know it’s there, you might easily walk right on by the Nehalem Valley Historical Society in Manzanita. And that would be a shame, […]
June 24, 2016
Tillamook County Library Bookmobile

The Tillamook County Library Bookmobile: Poetry in motion

For readers in rural areas of Tillamook County, Jessica Moran may be just be the most welcome sight in town. Four days a week – five […]
May 13, 2016

Top 5 Hot Dogs on the Tillamook Coast

Tillamook County might be known for its dairy, but sometimes all you really want is a great dog. So here are our top 5 picks for […]
May 8, 2016
Manzanita Cloud & Leaf Bookstore
Cloud & Leaf Bookstore still believes in the printed page.

Manzanita offers thoughtful, idiosyncratic gift shopping options

If outlet malls leave you cold and big box stores make you irritable, consider Manzanita the next time you plan to shop for gifts. The small […]