The Tranquil Beachfront Town of Pacific City

Dated: June 30 2021

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Pacific City is known as a fishing town and getaway spot for over a hundred years.  Situated in an exciting and unique topographical and land zone, on the edge of the Three Capes Scenic Drive with the shocking Cape Kiwanda at the forefront, Pacific City is a tranquil beachfront town offering many outdoor activities. Pacific City’s seashore is a most loved spot for surfers and fishers because of a characteristic barrier.


Things to Do in Pacific City

Pacific City has ocean access points for walkers and 4x4 vehicles. The southernmost point is Bob Straub Park and is the best place to investigate the spit made by the Big Nestucca. The middle access point is toward the end of Pacific Avenue (after crossing the bridge) and is mostly utilized predominantly by walkers. 


Living in Pacific City

Pacific City is a town in Oregon with a population of 1,037 residents. Pacific City is in Tillamook

County and offers residents a local vibe. In Pacific City, there are several cafés, coffeehouses, and parks. The average home value is $197,900, and the average rent is $797. Most residents are homeowners. 


Restaurants in Pacific City

If you find yourself in Pacific City, make sure to visit Delicate Palate, Dryland Pizza, Fat Freddy’s, Haystack Coffee, or Los Caporales.


Shopping in Pacific City

Shops worth a Pacific City visit include Pacific City Gallery, Cape Kiwanda Marketplace, Rowboat Art Gallery, and The Dapper Frog.



The evenings in Pacific City are more lively than in some other Oregon towns. In Pacific City, you can visit Pelican Brewing, Sportsman’s Pub-n-Grub, Basket Case Wines, and Meridian Restaurant & Bar.


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Taj Richardson

Meet Taj Richardson: I have lived on the Oregon Coast since 1994. I graduated from Nestucca High School in 1996. After several years in college and traveling, I made my way to Lincoln City in 2003. I ....

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