Unique Trip Ideas
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Become a Catalina Island Mermaid
Travel to a beautiful beach and transform into a Catalina Island Mermaid. Have a fun photoshoot on scenic rocky seascapes and sandy beaches or if you're feeling even more adventurous, learn to swim in a mermaid tail.
Blend Your Own Bottle
Tour beautiful wineries and apply creativity to your next bottle of wine at Northstar Winery. Not only is this a fun wine experience, but you get to do it with a friend or loved one. Enjoy a wine tour, picnic for two, and blend your new favorite wine.
Participate in a Korean Cooking Class
Take part in an unforgettable culinary experience that celebrates the beauty and taste of Korean vegan cuisine and join celebrity chef Adam Sobel for a cooking class on April 20th at the Stanford Inn by the Sea.
Enjoy a Geology Talk At Cape Perpetua
Join retired geologist Dave Muerdter at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, April 9, 16 and 22, at 11 am and 2 pm, with a guided walk at noon.
"Concert with Conversation" Outdoors (hopefully) in the Garden
The last concert of the current season will be held on Sunday April, 23. Weather permitting, it will be outdoors in the spring garden between the Hotel and Restaurant.
Have a Mimosa Flight at the Greene Lily
After opening several years ago, the Greene Lily became a local treasure and one of the best places for brunch in Old Town Eureka. They serve breakfast all day and their menu features a wide variety of dishes with classics like eggs benedict and delicious new things to try such as vegan french toast and a breakfast burger. Drink offerings include their spin on a bloody mary (they call the red lily) and they have 9 flavours of mimosas to try.
Try a Cinnamon Twisp
Warm up on a cold day with a delicious cinnamon twisp at the famous Cinnamon Twisp Bakery in the Heart of the Methow Valley. This signature twisted pastry has nuts, honey and brown sugar brushed topping all baked to perfection.
Have Easter Brunch at the Resort at Port Ludlow
Celebrate Easter with a special Easter Brunch at the beautiful, oceanfront Resort at Port Ludlow on Sunday, April 9th from 11am until 2pm.
Retreat With Your Team This Spring
Are you looking for a way to bring your team together after working remotely? An off-site retreat can provide your organization an opportunity to foster stronger teamwork and boost morale.
Meet a Red Panda at Sequoia Park Zoo
Sequoia Park Zoo is located in Eureka, California. It was established in 1907 and is run by the City of Eureka. Featured animal exhibits include adorable red pandas, aviaries with a variety of bird species, the Barnyard, river otters, Redwood Sky Walk, and many more!
Enjoy Wednesday Pasta Dinners
This month (February) the Resort at Port Ludlow's Fireside Restaurant is showcasing a local farm's newest product. Chimacum Valley Grainery, (previously known as Finnriver Grain) is the newest venture from Keith Kisler.
Try a Tasting Flight at FinnRiver
Drink in the beauty and bounty of the land at Finnriver with their orchard and cider barn tours and tastings that are offered throughout the year.
Explore Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve
Explore the towering redwoods, lush green ferns, stunning wildflowers and incredible views overlooking Half Moon Bay in the Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve.
Discover America's Largest Sea Cave
Sea Lion Caves is a wildlife preserve and bird sanctuary on the Oregon Coast. Sea Lion Caves is America's largest sea cave and the year round home of the steller sea lion.
Listen to Ghost Stories
Visit Heceta Head Lightstation on October 30th between 11:30am-2:30pm to experience the history and hear ghostly stories from past B&B guests and staff of the Heceta Head Lightkeeper’s House.
Explore Lower Bear River Reservoir
The stunning 700+ acre Lower Bear River Reservoir is just a few miles off Highway 88 and provides easy access for scenic day outings. The lake offers great trout fishing and the tree-lined shorelines make it the perfect places for picnics.
Attend the 2022 Blue Wing Blues Festival
The Blue Wings Blues Festival is an annual festival held in the cool of the evening in the garden under the sycamores at the Tallman Hotel. The ticket price of $60 + tax includes a delicious buffet BBQ dinner.
Find Farms, Fish and Flowers in Half Moon Bay
Farms, Fish & Flowers offers the general public a once-a-year opportunity to visit the Half Moon Bay Coastside’s nurseries, greenhouses, historic sites, farms and even a working harbor. Many of these businesses are not ordinarily open to the public except during our event when they invite visitors for a behind-the-scenes tour of their facilities and operations.
Explore Sand Dunes on an ATV
Rent an ATV and explore the largest coastal sand dunes in North America! With over 7,000 acres to explore, this will surely be a memorable experience.
Have Breakfast in the new Overleaf Lodge Lobby
Breakfast is back at the Overleaf! Their team arrives early each morning to create a delicious, nutritious breakfast spread, made from scratch. When you follow the delicious aromas into their gorgeous new lobby and arrive for breakfast, simply let them know what you would like, and they’ll plate it for you.
Enjoy a Finnriver Cidermaker Dinner
Join the Resort at Port Ludlow on Thursday, June 23rd, as they celebrate the culinary bounty of the Olympic Peninsula - featuring pairings from Finnriver. Joining you will be the masterful Cider Maker, Andrew Byers and Wine Director extraordinaire, Andrew Wiese.
Visit Ecola State Park
No visit to Cannon Beach would be complete without visiting Ecola State Park. Ecola State Park offers several miles of hiking trails, picnic areas and great vantage points for bird and whale watchers.
Attend an Artists' Retreat
The world-acclaimed Cypress Inn will host An Artists' Retreat October 23rd ~ 28th, 2022 with Anna Rhodes. Classes will be taught at the renowned Sunset Center in a large sun-filled studio equipped with individual easels and an array of the finest artists' materials.
Enjoy a Taste of Italy
Enjoy a delicious four course dinner in the beautiful Tallman Hotel dining room with a menu designed by Chef Pablo Aguilar to highlight some of the culinary delights of Italy.
Celebrate Heceta Head Lighthouse's 128th Birthday!
Heceta Head Lightstation is celebrating its 128th birthday March 30, 4-7pm. The community is invited to celebrate at the light station which has a scenic walking trail that leads from the beach to The Keeper’s House, Gift Shop and lighthouse tower. This family-friendly free event takes place at the Heceta Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast in the Keeper's Home.
58th Annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
Cannon Beach has hosted this beloved event since 1964 and the Sandcastle Committee is planning the return to an "in person" event for 2022.
Get Married at Cameo Heights Mansion
A wedding is one of the most important events of your life. It may also be the most challenging and stressful. However, it doesn’t need to be. Combine the beautiful landscaping of Cameo Heights Mansion with their incredible on-site restaurant, luxurious suites, and many amenities, and you have located the perfect place to host the biggest event of your life.
Enjoy Tea Time at the Historic Pendleton House
Escape the cold and treat yourself with afternoon tea at the Historic Pendleton House.
Explore Port Ludlow’s Maintained Trails
Looking for the best hiking trails in Port Ludlow? Whether you're looking to hike, walk or run Port Ludlow offers 30 miles of easily accessible, maintained trails.
Go Skiing in Methow Valley
The Methow Valley and surrounding area boast one of the largest groomed cross country ski trail systems in the country. With over 200km of trails, Nordic skiing doesn’t get any better than this. There are plenty of trails to suit any skill level from first-time skiers to Olympic athletes.