The Tiny Beach Town Near Portland You’ve Never Heard Of But Need To Visit

Nestled on the southern shore of Nehalem Bay, this small community of Wheeler has just 400 residents, but still offers plenty of shopping, lodging, fishing, dining and boating opportunities for visitors. Picturesque and quiet, this town is a perfect stop on your weekend getaway for a relaxing time at the beach.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you been to Wheeler? Let us know what you think of this small town in the comments below.

Want to visit another coastal town? Port Orford is another great small coastal town to check out this summer.