Manzanita Oregon is about 15 miles south of Cannon Beach and a little over a two hour drive from Portland. It is a peaceful and quiet village with a population hovering around 750 residents. You won't find any arcades or fast food restaurants here, just intimate cafes, charming stores and the local grocery store. There is a nine hole golf course and a seasonal farmers market, a vibrant art community and summer attractions that range from theater to celebrity musical performances, even a dog parade. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, and two state parks, you will find plenty of outdoor activity. Surfing, hiking trails, biking, horseback riding and camping to name a few. The seven miles of uncrowded and pristine beach make this the ideal place to come for a week or a lifetime.