Hours out from the city and past massive forests filled with towering douglas firs, sits Tillamook county. The city proper is on the southeast end of Tillamook Bay. The largest employer in the county is the Tillamook Creamery Association, which combines the work of over one hundred different dairy farmers located in and around the county. Removed from the city proper, Tillamook is a quiet place for those looking for peace.

Points of interest include:

Tillamook Creamery: The creamery itself is a point of interest to see (and taste) the fruits of the county labor. Visitors can learn about the cheesemaking process, packaging, and the ice cream-making process from a viewing gallery over the main production floor. Tours are self-guided and self-paced, and are augmented by video presentations and interactive kiosks. At the end of your tour, you can stop to sample some of the plants cheese offerings and get as many scoops of ice cream as you can eat.

Tillamook Forest Center: A publicly owned forest consisting predominantly of Douglas Firs, the tillamook forest spans 364,000-acres. Common activities include: trail hiking, mushroom hunting, moss harvesting, commercial logging, camping, and more. There are designated camping sites marked at the center for those feeling outdoorsy and adventurous.

Munson Creek Falls: A state park maintained by Oregon, Munson Creek Falls offers guests the chance to take the trails out and see ancient western red cedar and Sitka spruce trees. However, it's biggest appeal is the Falls themselves, at tumbles as high as 319', it is the tallest waterfall in the Coast Range (and an important spawning spot for salmon in the winter months).