Beautiful Cannon Beach, Oregon

A great place to picnic
A great place to picnic

Cannon Beach. This place is really, really cool, folks. Lots of kite fliers, picnicking and people swimming. Yes, you heard me. Turns out you CAN swim in Oregon coastal waters. We saw plenty of people splashing around in water at least up to their necks. Hay stack Picnic, Cannon on TwitpicSo it can be done. Locals, however, strongly urge swimmers to be careful as ocean waters can be unpredictable and dangerous. One minute you’re splashing around having a ball; the next, you’re caught in a deadly undertow. Swimming months are late July through August when the water is warmer.

We also took some amazing photos 1,100 feet up on a tour flight with Seaside Helicopter Tour Company.

Back on land-near Cannon Beach, OR-spectacular locale for 1st... on Twitpic

Hip Travel is about to take flight! on Twitpic

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