9 Places In Oregon That Are Like A Caribbean Paradise In The Summer

Oregon isn’t exactly a place that screams “Caribbean paradise.” The Pacific Northwest is notorious for its mild, rainy summers, which is basically the opposite of what you’d find in a tropical locale. However, there are places in Oregon that are like the Caribbean, complete with white sand shores, turquoise waters, and laid-back beach vibes — you just need to know where to look! So without further ado, here are nine places in Oregon that are like an island paradise in the summer.

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Channel those Caribbean vibes all summer long at these cool little spots in Oregon. For more summer adventures in the Beaver State, be sure to check out these glorious Oregon waterfalls!

Address: Hayden Island, OR, USA
Address: Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill, Inside of the Red Lion on the River, 909 N Hayden Island Dr, Portland, OR 97217, USA
Address: South Beach, Newport, OR, USA
Address: Lincoln City, OR, USA
Address: Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, Florence, OR 97439, USA
Address: Luna Sea Fish House, 153 US-101, Yachats, OR 97498, USA
Address: Hood River Waterfront Park, 650 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031, USA
Address: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, 855 US-101, Reedsport, OR 97467, USA
Address: Rapa Nui Tiki Bar, 360 SW Powerhouse Dr, Bend, OR 97702, USA