Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Gearhart

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gearhart. This romantic city allures visitors with its shopping and cafés. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Gearhart

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gearhart a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gearhart Golf Links (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Seaside Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Seaside Family Fun Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Astoria Riverfront Trolley (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Astoria Aquatic Center (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gearhart

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 68°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gearhart

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Gearhart has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Gearhart is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunset Beach State Recreation Site (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Tillamook Head (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Fort to Sea Trail (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Ecola State Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Les Shirley Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gearhart

The nearest airport is in Astoria, OR (AST-Astoria Regional), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Gearhart?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 675 vacation rentals near Gearhart. From 366 Houses to 193 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gearhart for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gearhart?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gearhart. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gearhart Golf Links: 782 vacation rentals
  • Cannon Beach: 1,391 vacation rentals
  • Haystack Rock: 1,549 vacation rentals
  • Tillamook Head: 1,086 vacation rentals
  • Fort Stevens State Park: 740 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gearhart listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gearhart?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 366 Houses in Gearhart. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gearhart include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 193 rentals available
  • Cottages: 43 rentals available
  • Cabins: 43 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gearhart?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 155 vacation rentals with pool available in Gearhart. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.