There is an escape room in Cannon Beach if you’re interested in a day trip. Other options that may interest you are ATV rentals for sand dune riding at nearby Sand Lake and Kayak Tillamook offers kayak tours at several locations in that area. Horse back riding tours are offered by Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides. Crabbing is made an easy activity at Kelly’s Brighton Marina to the north on Nehalem Bay with all of the rentals, licensing and even cooking and cleaning your catch right there.
For dining options outside of Pacific City, you could consider The Schooner in Netarts, Roseanna’s Cafe in Oceanside or Cafe at Hawk Creek in Neskowin. You can also taste specialty salts made locally at Jacobsen Salt Co. in Netarts.