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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.

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

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.

There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.

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.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

20 gorgeous homes sleep up to 18; doubled that with some side-by-side homes. Some pet friendly. Cottages to massive homes; new oceanfront to renovated historic beach houses. All over central coast w/ Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Boiler Bay and Nye Beach. Long list of features, including barbecues, large decks, antique furnishings, wood stoves, gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, Jacuzzis and hot tubs. Most have movies, music, books. Gift basket w/ goodies in each

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.

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.

Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events.

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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

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.

 

 

Like Day and Night on Oregon Coast: Shades of Cannon Beach

Published 11//30/2011

(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – It's amazing the different faces sported by the north Oregon coast destination spot of Cannon Beach. From season to season, the same beach will look drastically different. Sand levels rise and fall, things wash up that weren't there before, and sometimes something familiar is even taken away.

At other times, however, if you really want a visual shocker, check out the differences between night and day.

A spectacular case in point can be found at Ecola State Park, a major photographic hotspot for a century, and a stopping point for the famed Lewis & Clark expedition 100 years before that. Above, at the end of the day, the place glows in a variety of shades of reds and violets, accentuated by that landmark tree.

The same scene after dark, on an early summer night, reveals an amazing array of stars, while the glow of the town is the brightest light available. Although a fishing boat or two are also vying for attention.

At the very southern end of town, beyond the Tolovana area, where the streets take on names from other southern coast counties and towns, these often run straight into the beach itself. One of these accesses features a beautiful chunk of rock that can sometimes yield tide pool life. At night, atmospheric gasses take over, seen only by the camera but not by the human eye, and the world takes on ethereal colors.

On this particular night, the clouds dominated, but for a while there was a large crack in them, allowing the stars to shine through, which then became enormous, dramatic streaks because of the long period of time such a camera exposure takes.

There is, of course the iconic Haystack Rock, known as one of the most photographed spots in the entire northwest. No look at Cannon Beach would be complete without an examination of it.

At night, it too is an unreal visage. The yellow cast on it is from nearby streetlights. The shutter being open for a few minutes causes the ocean to become a surreal mist. Fishing boats in the distance look like a sunset gone wrong.

More beachy fun is a few miles south of town at Hug Point, where all sorts of surprises await. You first enter via a small path leading down to a rocky chunk of the beach, which then gives way to sand. Unless of course it's high tide - then there's just rocks.

Look at the same place at night, and the colors have drastically changed and the raging tide and its movement are frozen in time, made a hazy, startling blur by the camera. It's now even more evident where the tide stops.

Hug Point goes bonkers when it comes to sand levels. They can move up and down here like crazy over the seasons, and this mushroom-shaped blob of a rock gets not only further revealed, but some years the sand levels get so low you can see the bedrock from which is comes out of.

Check it out during summer, as night has just fallen. That blob is covered by sand and the bedrock is gone. The mist-like ocean comes into play, but the post-dusk light creates a dominant dark blue cast, as the moon tries to get its fair share of attention. The reflections it creates are downright exotic.

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Sumptuous indoor pool heated year round. Lovely ocean views come with many rooms. All units big, extremely comfortable, w/ special touches. Each room contains a microwave, refrigerator, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, and larger kitchen units are available as well. Free parking, choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. Within walking distance to all of Yachats’ various amenities; short walk to the beaches
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.

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