Tillamook, OR

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Cape Lookout State Park
Play on the northern Oregon coast, making your home base this captivating area with numerous hiking trails, ocean beaches and world-famous cheese.

Any visit to Tillamook on the northern Oregon coast calls for a hearty appetite for adventure. Plan to hike, kayak, beachcomb, browse and dine. Outdoor enthusiasts love Tillamook for its numerous hiking and biking opportunities, more than 800 miles (1,300 kilometers) of kayak-friendly waters and ample crabbing, clamming, and fishing in Tillamook and Netarts bays. Explore scenic byways, savor cheeses and learn local history.

One of the area’s most recognized attractions is the Tillamook Cheese Factory. Take a free, self-guided tour and get a behind-the-scenes view of cheesemaking. Enjoy samples galore, from cheese varieties to gourmet mac and cheese to some of the creamiest ice cream you’ll ever taste.

Head to nearby Blue Heron French Cheese Company, a vintage farm churning out famous brie cheese and featuring outstanding Pacific Northwest wines. Wine and cheese tastings are offered daily.

Get exercise in the Tillamook State Forest. Start at the Tillamook Forest Center, a visitor and education center. Kids and adults enjoy climbing the fire lookout tower and learning about reforestation and wildfire prevention. Walk out on the suspension bridge and peer into the rushing Wilson River. Along the coast climb Neahkahnie Mountain for amazing views. Hike through old-growth trees at Cape Lookout State Park.

Use Tillamook as a starting point for an spectacularly scenic outing. Follow the 68-mile (109-kilometer) Trees to Sea Scenic Byway from Banks through the Tillamook State Forest to the Cape Meares Lighthouse.

Drive the Three Capes Scenic Loop, a 40-mile (64-kilometer) journey starting in downtown Tillamook and traveling to Bay Ocean Spit, Cape Meares, Cape Lookout and Netarts Bay. You’ll pass through the Sandlake Dunes and into Pacific City to Cape Kiwanda and its impressive view of Haystack Rock.

Drive 1.5 hours west from Portland to reach Tillamook along the coastal highway. From the Tillamook County Quilt Trail of painted barns to the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad and the intriguing Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook has varied activities for every traveler.

Where to stay in Tillamook

Western Royal Inn
Western Royal Inn
2 out of 5
1125 Main Ave North, Tillamook, OR, 97141
The price is $80 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
Stay at this motel in Tillamook. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient parking in our ...
3.3/5 (665 reviews)
Nice stay
"Nice stay convenient location. Not sure if it’s still on Hotels.com website but breakfast is not included."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Terimore Inn
Terimore Inn
5105 Crab Ave W, Tillamook, OR, 97141
The price is $99 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Popular attractions Tunnel Beach and Lost Boy Beach are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews for ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (9 reviews)
"The view was breathtaking. I literally shot the sunset from just outside my room. Access to the beach and a short drive to restaurant were nice. Older, but clean and remodeled to a very nice room. You hear all the other tenants which works if everyone is respectful. A loud thump in the night at midnight ..."

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

Shilo Inn Suites Hotel - Tillamook
Shilo Inn Suites Hotel - Tillamook
2 out of 5
2515 Main Ave N, Tillamook, OR, 97141
The price is $159 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Tillamook. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,002 reviews)
"Hotel needs an update. Carpet and bed left something to be desired. Only gave us two sets of towels. Otherwise it was a seamless check in and out."

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

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Ocean Pines
Ocean Pines
3.5 out of 5
Tillamook, OR
Stay at this 3.5-star vacation home in Tillamook. Enjoy free parking, 2.5 bathrooms, and 3 bedrooms. Popular attractions Tunnel Beach and Lost Boy Beach are ...
Oceanside Ocean Front Cabins
Oceanside Ocean Front Cabins
2.5 out of 5
1610 Pacific Ave, Tillamook, OR, 97141
Stay at this beach cabin in Tillamook. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Tunnel Beach and Lost Boy Beach are located nearby. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (62 reviews)
Great location
"Great location, literally a minute from the beach. The manager was friendly and helpful. The cabin was adequate, just the bathroom looking a little tired, but otherwise well equipped and with a comfy bed. Parking right outside the door. Would recommend."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Oceanside Vista
Oceanside Vista
3.5 out of 5
Tillamook, OR
Stay at this 3.5-star condo in Tillamook. Enjoy free parking, 2 bathrooms, and 3 bedrooms. Popular attractions Tunnel Beach and Lost Boy Beach are located nearby. ...
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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