Coastal Hikes, Gallery Walks and Perfect Picnics Near Cannon Beach

The Stephanie Inn makes an ideal basecamp for thrill seekers and curious souls. Cliff hikes and secret beaches are at our doorstep, or pop into historic Cannon Beach and its picturesque cedar clapboard homes, antiques and eateries. Aptly called the Oregon Coast’s prettiest town, Cannon Beach is a well-preserved artist’s haven full of back streets lined with pocket gardens and galleries. See lots of ideas below, or ask the front desk for a recommendation.

Food & Drink

Dine at the Stephanie Inn or head into town. Either way, we have you covered.

  • North Coast Food Trail

  • Tillamook Cheese Factory

    4165 N HWY 101, TILLAMOOK, OR 97141
  • The Bistro

  • Wayfarer Restaurant & Lounge

    (503) 436-0285 / 264 THIRD STREET, CANNON BEACH
  • Public Coast Brewing Co.

    (503) 436-0285 / 264 THIRD STREET, CANNON BEACH
  • Stephanie Inn Dining Room

Paddling, Hiking, Fishing & More

Oregon’s North Coast is home to every kind of solo or guided adventure you can imagine, from paddling tours, to epic hikes, to fishing for Chinook salmon or Steelhead at the height of the season. Our knowledgeable staff is happy to recommend their favorite outings, or book you a local guide. Please note, if you are interested in fishing with a guide, please call us well in advance of your stay. Here’s some inspiration to get you started.

The arts in Cannon Beach

Named a top 100 Art Town in America, Cannon Beach is home to over a dozen galleries, plus arts festivals like Stormy Weather Arts Festival, Spring Unveiling Arts Festival, and Earth and Ocean Arts Festival.

Take a self-guided tour of the Art of the Stephanie, our in-house collection of original artworks commissioned to celebrate the wonder of the Oregon Coast.

Take a self-guided Cannon Beach gallery walking tour

Take a self-guided Cannon Beach public art tour

Take in local shows at the Coaster Theatre Playhouse

See the cannon that gave Cannon Beach its name, view a fascinating timeline of Cannon Beach’s history, take in maritime tales at the Columbia River Maritime Museum, and explore the journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark at the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, where the legendary explorers wintered over.

Pictured at left: Artist Jim Hannen’s glass float light sculpture in the Stephanie Inn Dining Room

Complimentary yoga for guests

Cannon Beach Yoga Arts offers daily group yoga classes for all levels with nurturing and knowledgeable instructors. Guests of the Stephanie Inn receive a complimentary one-hour class pass, once per day for up to two people each day. Longer classes are available for an additional fee. Reservations are strongly recommended as class size is limited. Please book a class at the front desk.

Golfing near Cannon Beach

Four courses are open to visitors on the North Coast. Please inquire at the front desk so we can book you reservation. Nearby courses include include Gearhart Golf Links, Highlands Golf Course (Gearhart), Manzanita Golf Course and Seaside Golf Course.