From rugged cliffs to mile long sandy beaches perfect for gathering seashells, the Oregon Coast invites exploration. The water may not be skinny-dipping temperature, but all of the amenities can be found: lodging, dining and shopping. Many Oregonians are feverishly in love with the beach and highway traffic leading to the coast moves in a continuous westward direction at all times of the year.
Cannon Beach is probably one of the most loved spots for both natives and first-time visitors. With its easily accessed beaches or boutiques and galleries filled with locally crafted treasure, this gentle small town has big time appeal. Return visitors often stay several days to dine on local seafood, shop, hike, bike, and explore surrounding coastal destinations. Although hotels remain a popular venue with overnight or extended “stay-cationers,” many visitors choose privately owned vacation rentals as a more peaceful way to soak up local atmosphere.
The “go-to” agency for perfect accommodations
Brian Olson is the general manager at Cannon Beach Vacation Rentals, an OTE highway business sign customer who promotes his community with gusto. “I think Cannon Beach has to be one of the best beaches on the Oregon Coast, and that’s saying something since I grew up in another coast town north of here,” said Olson. “Cannon Beach is the kind of place where you can find the perfect quiet spot or be right in the middle of the downtown action. And it’s only a day trip to many other destinations along the Oregon Coast like Tillamook, Astoria, and Seaside.”
Olson’s agency is owned by Linda Beck Sweeney and has been open for 14 years. Olson and his wife run the day-today operations. “We manage about 70 properties,” said Olson. We handle everything from studio-sized condos to six bedroom houses. Our business is very much family based, which is apparent by the types of people who return year after year.
“We see so many people who fell in love with this beach years ago—grandparents and parents—who came here as children, and then bring their own kids and grand-kids back to experience Haystack Rock or the Columbia River Maritime Museum,” Olson said. “They call us up and we help them find the perfect sized rental property for their family.”
Cannon Beach Vacation Rentals range from modest $80.00 per night cottages on up the scale to luxury homes with half-acre grounds. Many of the rentals are located at, or just steps away from the beach and shops. Most feature views, full kitchens and furnishings—everything a vacationer could need for a weekend or two-week long Oregon adventure.
Olson also has the perfect “insider” information when you make reservations with his agency.
“One of the greatest hidden secrets about Cannon Beach is our city-owned preserve. It’s a 1200 acre forested area where you can see bald eagles and other wildlife like elk. The City of Cannon Beach has worked hard to make the property more accessible for recreation. Right now, the public can hike, bike and walk leashed dogs on the trails. It’s such a great place to explore if you stay for three or four days or want to get past any weekend crowds.”
To make Cannon Beach your own special get-away, contact Cannon Beach Vacation Rentals at 503-436-0940 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. To view the many properties available, visit their website at www.visitcb.com.
What can OTE offer your business? An off-Interstate highway business sign just might be the ticket to driving more traffic to your hotel, restaurant, gallery, or campsite. Contact OTE Sales Director Harry Falisec at 1-800-574-9397 or feel free to email Harry. You can also review the Off-Interstate sign application and rates on our FAQs page.