"HOME OF THE DORY FLEET" Pacific City by mtncorg
Pacific City Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 32 photos
Pacific City has been the longtime home for dory boats, small, highly rockered fishing boats that plow directly through the surf in the shadow of Haystack Rock (This is not THE Haystack Rock - that one is further north at Cannon Beach) into the open ocean beyond. Here, you will find miles of open, wide, empty beaches stretching north and south of the town. Here is Nestucca Bay, a paradise for fisherman and kayakers alike. Here is the Pelican Brewpub - a place for homebrewed beer and fresh seafood. This is the home of Cape Kiwanda, a true gem of a headland and a photographer's dream. Nearby, are the other headlands of Cape Lookout and Cascade Head, as well as the vast sand dunes north of Sand Lake.
- Pros:Incredible beaches, headlands and sands
- Cons:Weekend crowds and everincreasing numbers of vacation homes
- In a nutshell:Example of what makes the Oregon Coast so popular
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