Oregon Coast Beach Connection - lodging, dining, news, events and more

Lodging in Seaside

All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly

Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.

Inn at Wecoma Lincoln City.  Sleek, modern design w some partial ocean views, balconies and fireplaces. Spacious guestrooms w/ microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, free continental breakfast.  Indoor pool and a hot tub. W-fi, fitness room, business center, and located within walking distance to finest restaurants. 867-sq-foot conference room for business meetings or large social events. Some pet friendly.

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

 

Oregon Coast Cleanup Oddities Include Vampire Blood, Mattress, Dock

Published 03/28/2015

(Oregon Coast) – Some near records were made on the Oregon coast today with SOLVE's annual Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup, as over 5,000 volunteers flooded the beaches and yanked some 63,000 pounds of trash off the sands and shorelines.

Highlights were really the funky finds, like a vial of vampire blood, an entire mooring, money, a dock, a mattress and a baby stroller, among other oddities.

SOLVE's Joy Irby said the most common items were tiny chunks of plastic, cigarette butts, fishing rope, tires, and bottles both plastic and of glass.

A lucky few even collected prized glass blown floats.

Among the real oddities she knew of were a large dock that had washed up at Battle Rock on the south coast, 200 feet of fishing rope in Cannon Beach, a broken mailbox near Cape Lookout State Park, and a bayonet at Sunset Beach.

She added there was also a barnacle-covered cooler lid at Ophir on the southern Oregon coast, while an entire 100-foot mooring was found at Alsea Bay in Waldport.

The zone captains had some really wild tales.

Sage DeLuna was in charge of an area from Newport up to the Devil's Punchbowl. She said there were a lot of tires – although this time of a different nature. Usually, tires found on the beaches come from beneath docks, where they are stuffed with Styrofoam to keep them afloat. Not these.

“A lot of tires that came from cars,” DeLuna said.

Another really unusual find was a garbage can that had washed ashore, but it had somehow been stuck in an upright position just below a railing and had been inadvertently catching trash on its own.

DeLuna also noted a rather heartwarming instance of some kids going the extra mile. There is a tree growing sideways out of Otter Rock on which people had been putting stuff on purpose – mostly garbage. A group of young beach cleaners actually climbed up and got that stuff out of there.

Up in the Oceanside and Netarts area were some of the more outrageous and hilarious finds. Zone captain John Anderson said a bottle was found that – get this – said it contained vampire blood. He said there was actually some liquid in it, though he couldn't tell what it was.

A pregnancy test kit was also found in his area.

“So maybe it means the vampires are breeding up there,” he quipped.

Two young girls made a major score when they found a ten dollar bill and 30 cents, he said.

Seaside had not one but two baby strollers found, not always in whole condition. Zone captain Coral Cook said another wacky find was a mattress. Lots of tires were found in her area, but mostly tons and tons of cigarette butts.

Cook said this and the larger objects were evidence that people sadly use the beaches as personal dumping grounds.

The non-profit Washed Ashore took debris from several check-in sites. Due to their efforts, over 1,000 pounds of debris will be re-purposed and turned into educational art sculptures at their Bandon facility.

There were 45 check-in sites, which were aided by some of the sponsors, including Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Local transfer stations and coastal counties donated their services up and down the coast. Major Sponsor, Fred Meyer, brought over 100 volunteers out to the Seaside cleanup and joined Media Sponsors K103fm and KOIN 6. Over 50 volunteers from The Standard, the event's Supporting Sponsor, joined the Pelican Pub cleanup in Pacific City.

Two images from the SOLVE cleanup below:

More About Oregon Coast hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

Pacific City, Oregon


Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Small Section of Route to Oregon Coast Closed This Week; Delays
For those heading to the beaches from Portland there are a couple of delays in store this week
Buy Oregon Coast Range Wines Online - Yamhill Wine Country, Willamette Valley...
From the Oregon coast, coast range, Wine Country. Shop online and have them shipped to your home. Keep checking back as wine listings change
Oregon Coast Program Expands: Learn to Buy Fish Off the Docks
Shop on the Docks has sessions in Warrenton as well as Newport. Astoria events, Newport events
Birds, Brews and Film on N. Oregon Coast
Cannon Beach and Tillamook present some fascinating and fun aspects to the north Oregon coast in the coming week. Cannon Beach events, Tillamook events, history, science
Video: Stunning Sights Around Oregon Coast's Depoe Bay Take Way More Than a Day
Cape Foulweather, Depoe Bay bridge, Rocky Creek, Boiler Bay and history, Otter Rock and Devil's Punchbowl
Some Chance of Aurora Borealis Above Oregon, the Coast Sunday, Monday
A different kind of storm watch has been issued for the skies above Oregon and the Oregon coast: a geomagnetic storm watch. Science
Video: Oregon Coast's Yaquina Head Natural Outstanding Area, Newport
Wandering Newport's Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area is one of the most memorable pleasures of the Oregon coast. Science, history
Oregon Coast Drone Rules, Laws: Stay Away from Wildlife or Face Fines
All offshore rocks are refuges, rules for other areas. Yaquina Head, Newport, Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted

 

 

Follow us on

Oregon Coast Lodging
Seaside
Cannon Beach Lodging
Manzanita, Rockaway, Wheeler Lodging
Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Lodging
Lincoln City Lodging
Depoe Bay Lodging
Newport Lodging
Waldport Lodging
Yachats Lodging
Oregon Coast Vacation Rentals
Oregon Coast Lodging Specials

Dining Guide
Seaside
Cannon Beach Dining
Manzanita, Rockaway, Wheeler Dining
Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Restaurants
Tillamook Bay Restaurants, Dining
Lincoln City Dining, Restaurants
Depoe Bay Restaurants, Dining
Newport Restaurants, Dining

Waldport, Yachats Restaurants, Dining
Florence Restaurants, Dining
Restaurant Reviews

Coast Events Calendar
Astoria
Seaside, Cannon Beach Calendar
Manzanita, Rockaway Events
Tillamook, Pacific City Calendar
Lincoln City Events Calendar
Newport, Depoe Bay Events Calendar
Yachats Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather

Oregon Coast Travel News

Coastal Bars, Lounges

Oregon Coast Complete Guides every beach access, attraction

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

OREGON COAST VIRTUAL TOURS
Explore Every Beach Spot


Secrets of the Season


Unusual Travel Articles TravelParanormal.com allows you to submit your own creepy tale or debunk one - or see up-to-the-minute news headlines about travel and the paranormal.

News Headlines from All Over Oregon Need to scan Oregon headlines? Constantly updated news from all over Oregon: a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute display of news headlines from a variety of media

Oregon Coast Oceanfront Lodging, Hotels, Rentals

A Guide to Oregon Coast Seafood Restaurants, Dining

Find us on Google+