Family Friendly Activities in Manzanita, OR

Family Friendly Activities in Manzanita, OR

Family Friendly Activities in Manzanita, OR

11 Feb 2022
Manzanita, Oregon

Explore stunning Oregon Coast state parks – like Nehalem Bay State Park

Nehalem Bay State Park offers biking trails, bird and wild life spotting, and plenty of sand dunes for jumping. The sparkling Pacific Ocean lies to the west of the park and Nehalem Bay to the east, making this the perfect spot for a fun-filled day with the whole family – leashed pups too!

Oswald West State Park is famous for its easy hiking trails, towering evergreens, and incredible views. A half mile walk west of the parking area, you’ll find the locally famous Short Sand Beach, a fantastic beach for watching surfers, tide pooling, exploring, sand castle building, and just plain fun!

Go fly a kite! 

Manzanita Beach, with its wide, sandy beach, is the perfect place to fly a kite. Looking for a local kite shop? Head to Bahama Mama’s Bikes, Boards and Beach Fare.

Neahkahnie Tide Pools

When the tide is out, head to the tide pools located near the base of Neahkahnie, on the north end of Manzanita Beach. Here you can spot a variety of marine life in their natural habitat.

Treat yourself with Manzanita Sweets

Manzanita Sweets is jam-packed with a wide assortment of treats to indulge your sweet tooth. From hand-crafted chocolates, truffles and fudge, to salt water taffy and old-fashioned candy, there is something to satisfy every craving here!

Looking for another kind of treat? Book a relaxing day at the spa! Spa Manzanita is a world-class day spa offering massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures.

Upgrade your game night at Toylandia

Looking for some classic board games, or something new for the family to play together? Toylandia is the perfect shop for kids of all ages, stocked with games, coloring books, stickers, stuffed animals, puzzles, and toys of every shape and size.

Need more ideas? Learn more of the things to do in Manzanita from our Area Guide! >