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Explore the Reaches of Ecola State Park

July 13th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Ecola State Park, Cannon Beach OregonThere are many beautiful places to explore and dramatic vistas to enjoy on the Oregon Coast. None, perhaps, are more beautiful or quintessentially Oregon than Ecola State Park. Arguably, no visit to Cannon Beach is complete without a stroll along these beautiful stretches of Oregon’s finest beaches.  There are plenty of hiking trails to enjoy within the parks boundaries, many of which lead you to some of the most beautiful views around.  You’ll no doubt be captivated by the beauty and natural grace the very moment you arrive.  The Arch Cape Inn Bed and Breakfast is a romantic retreat that encapsulates all that is spectacular about the Oregon Coast. Book your room at our boutique hotel today. Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Beach Combing and July Discounts

July 4th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Summer Beach Combing Arch Cape Inn Cannon Beach Bed and BreakfastSummertime at the Arch Cape Inn….…Simply breathtaking.

Come stay with us and experience our own secluded beach, 300 yards from our front door.

Let us create a tranquil day for you…..all without having to go in to town to fight the crowds.  Wake up to breakfast and then head out for a morning of exploration.

Return for a nap, a glass of wine and appetizers.  Enjoy a light and healthy dinner of soup, salad, bread and dessert.  And return to the beach for your own romantic Bon Fire.

Wow…..a peaceful, special memory.  All of this, plus Summer Discounts when you stay at the Arch Cape Inn Bed and Breakfast.

Discover the Wildlife Diversity at Haystack Rock

June 27th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Wildlife Haystack Rock Cannon BeachCannon Beach is a charming coastal town along the rugged coastline of Oregon. Though it comes as no surprise to us, Cannon Beach has been called one of National Geographic’s most beautiful places in the world.  For many, a trip to the coast means colorful tide pools, beautiful sandy beaches, dramatic rock formations, and stunning vistas up and down the coastline.  Places like the iconic Haystack Rock are just the beginning of things at the coast.  Nevertheless, these are the places forever ingrained in our hearts as minds.  Stay at our luxurious Bed and Breakfast near Cannon Beach this summer, and experience the wonder of the Oregon Coast for yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

Beach, Books, Tide Pools, and Sea Stacks

June 20th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Beach, Books, Tide Pools, and Sea Stacks

Cannon BeachWow, there’s a lot going on here at the Arch Cape Inn.  Spring is coming and we don’t know where to start.

Combine a stay at the Inn with one of several day trip options… and PRESTO! You have a world class getaway to cherish for years to come.  After waking up to coffee and breakfast, let our staff help you plan your day.

This month and next we have exciting things to choose from. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Hiking Near Cannon Beach

June 13th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Hiking Trails Cannon BeachFrom the towering, jagged peaks of Haystack Rock to the dramatic caves and waterfalls at Hug Point, Cannon Beach is an exciting and beautiful place to spend a relaxing few days this summer.  There’s a reason this beautifully charming town has become such a popular summer destination.  Though it starts with the expansive beaches that stretch for miles before you, there’s so much more to Cannon Beach to explore.  Here, you can discover some of the Pacific Northwest’s most scenic hiking trails and take in some of the most spectacular views of the Oregon Coast’s iconic rocky shore and beautiful beaches.  Best of all, you can relax and savor your time on the Oregon Coast at our beautiful boutique hotel, located just a few minutes south of Cannon Beach proper.  Book your summer getaway with us today, and see for yourself the unparalleled beauty of the Oregon Coast this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Kissable Moment: A 500 Step Adventure to Terrible Tilly

June 6th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Kissable Moment: A 500 Step Adventure to Terrible Tilly

What do you get when you combine a 5 mile drive with 500 steps?

You get a magical vista to share with your loved one… a majestic view of our lighthouse, Terrible Tilly.

Result: The perfect kissable moment…

Terrible Tilly Lighthouse

After parking in the main lot of Ecola State Park, you find yourself in front of a grassy picnic area. To the right, heading north, is a trail to Indian Beach, which starts along an asphalt path leading to a quaint small wooden bridge.

When you reach this bridge, start counting your steps… expect a slight uphill climb. You will reach a lookout point with a small chain link fence.

Stop here and gaze with wonder… The rest is up to you!

Continue on for an incredible day hike to the secluded Indian Beach…

Or return to the Inn to share the comfort of a warm fire, afternoon appetizers and romance.

To read about Ecola State Park click here.

An in-depth history of Terrible Tilly can be found here.

Sandcastle Day on Cannon Beach

May 30th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Sandcastle Contest Cannon Beach

Summer at the beach holds a special place in the hearts of many, and we can think of no place more restful or inspiring than the iconic rocky shores of Cannon Beach. There’s a reason this beautifully charming town has become such a popular summer destination.  Summer’s are special on the Oregon Coast:  They are a place for romance, a place for uninterrupted relaxation, and a place to unwind and forget the stresses of our modern lives.  This year, kick off your summer right with the many fun events in Cannon Beach, including the ever popular Cannon Beach Sandcastle Day.  For the most relaxing vacation possible, stay at our luxury boutique hotel just south of the Cannon Beach Area.  We are a true summer retreat focused on providing our guests the best experiences the Oregon Coast has to offer.  Book your summer getaway with us today, and try your hand at a little sand art this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Neahkahnie Mystery, Romance and Adventure

May 23rd, 2016 by Innkeeper

Neahkahnie Mystery, Romance and Adventure

Neahkahnie MountainThe Arch Cape Inn and Retreat sits nestled at the base of Neahkahnie Mountain.

Regarding Neahkahnie Mountain, there is a lot more to it than meets the eye.

In addition to being one of the most spectacular volcanic outcroppings on the coast, looming up through one of the World’s Only Temperate Rain Forests, local legend has it that in the 1600’s a Spanish galleon came to the area, carrying murder, treasure and mystery.  According to this lore, a chest of gold was buried somewhere on the Mountain.  People still hunt for it until this day.

Click here to learn more about Offbeat Oregon History.

Come stay with us at the Inn

Arch Cape InnAfter a luxurious 3-course breakfast, we will help you explore the Mountain, which you can do via a hike or by vehicle.  By vehicle, there are many paved roads to explore across the Mountain.  By foot, the hiking options are wide and varied…..this is the only way you can hunt for gold!  For more information about our Hike of the Month click here.

Kissable Moment Recommendation: Oswald West State Park.

Hike or drive your heart out… and return at the end of the day for a cozy fire, good friends and food and wine.

An Oregon Coast Getaway

May 20th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Cannon Beach Oregon CoastFrom the stunningly beautiful Haystack Rock to the dramatic caves and waterfalls at Hug Point, Cannon Beach is an inspiring place to explore throughout the year. Summer at the beach holds a special place in the hearts of many.  The Oregon Coast has long been popular destinations for summer travelers looking to getaway from the hectic frenzy of modern day life. The Arch Cape Inn, just south of the Cannon Beach area, is a true summer retreat perfect for those looking for a romantic few days by the sea.  Book your summer getaway with us today, and see for yourself the unparalleled beauty of the Oregon Coast this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Hide and Go Kiss At Hug Point

May 17th, 2016 by Innkeeper

Hug and Go Kiss at Hug Point

Hug PointAptly named… Hug Point, located mere yards from the Arch Cape Inn, really IS one of the best places to kiss on the North Oregon Coast.

At low tide, walk around the point to discover stunning caves, waterfalls and tide pools.

Slip in to one of the caves… and steal a kiss.

While the “Hug” part of the name may lead one to associate with “Kiss”, in reality, the name for this Oregon State Park derives from a couple of other interesting possibilities, still subject to interpretation.  The main theory is that a road was carved into the cliff, much of which still exists today. This early road, along with grab holes, allowed early travelers to ‘hug the point’, as they made their way down the coast to Arch Cape.

For an interesting historical summary with great images, click here.

Featured as our Hike of the Week, Oregon Hikers tells us more about this remarkable area. Click here to learn more.

Stay With Us

Hug PointCome stay at the Inn and after breakfast, we will help you check the tides so that you can experience this very special place, practically right out of our drive.

Come back after your hike and sit by the fire with food, wine and friends.

Tidepools

Arch Cape Inn and Retreat is in the process of changing its mission statement and daily living activities in order to become eligible for green certification. A particular emphasis for us focuses on protecting and preserving the water quality of our local area.
In an effort to keep our water clean, water that surrounds us everywhere, we are making  changes in our habits. One such change that is easy to do is to use ordinary vinegar in a spray bottle as a surface cleaning agent.
Click here for more information on water, climate and community on the North Oregon Coast.

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Land Conserve

As a part of a retreat event, portions of the proceeds will be donated to the North Coast Land Conservancy. This commitment makes your travel dollar worth much more.


For an understanding of Sustainable Tourism concepts as you plan your travel, click on the Frog below for more reading.

Rainforest Alliance


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