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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

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

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

A castle on the coast. Fine antiques, gourmet breakfast, luxury w/ ocean views, pet friendly. Social hour in the eve. Have to see to believe. East Ocean Rd., just north of the Arch Cape Tunnel. Arch Cape, Oregon (s. of Cannon Beach and Seaside). www.archcapehouse.com. 800-436-2848

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.

Fascinating Sights on Oregon Coast Now: Dragonflies, Whales, Odd Fish

Published 09/04/2013

(Oregon Coast) – It's always the season for interesting finds along the Oregon coast, but September can really host some wonders in the realm of nature. Deer are prominent in the forests of the coast range, and certain birds abound. But it's not always well known that whales can be easily seen this time of year – sometimes more so than even peak whale migrations - and some things of note were found on the beaches this past week. (Photo above: lancetfish found by a Seattle resident near Pacifci City courtesy Jeff Thirlwall)

Seattle resident Jeff Thirlwall sent in this interesting find to Oregon Coast Beach Connection. He was recently camping at Cape Lookout State Park when he spotted this Longnose Lancetfish on a beach just south of Pacific City.

“I've been a freshwater fisherman all my life and this was a crazy fish to find on the beach,” Thirlwall said. “I've seen a barracuda when diving in Montserrat once and thought that's what it was.”

Lancetfish are periodically found on the beaches of the Oregon coast, though it's a bit rare to find them on the sand. They are often mistaken for barracuda.

Whale reports have been excellent along the central Oregon coast. Last week, Eco Excursions out of Depoe Bay saw at least three on August 30, including the favorite known as Scarback, who was in the middle of some feeding behaviors.

“She blows a burst of bubbles and then does sharking on her side and at times stands on her head waving her tail in the air,” said tour owner Carrie Newell. “She is so awesome.”

They also spotted Daisy, an eight-month-old calf and another female called Comet.

Newell said whale watching is exceptional right now. Lately her tour company has seen three to seven a day. September tends to be the biggest month for whale spotting she said, sometimes up to 20 whales seen per trip.

Reports abound of dragonflies on the central Oregon coast this past week. Newport naturalist Range Bayer said he's gotten reports of lots of them flying south through Seal Rock and the Waldport area, often about five to ten feet off the ground. Sometimes as around 100 in a five-minute period were seen.

Another report this weekend said Yachats was “dragonfly city.”

Bayer did a count on his own in the Newport area and saw a handful himself, about two blocks from the ocean. They don't seem to be appearing in huge numbers all the time, however.

September is often when you can see a fair amount of them zipping along the Oregon coast, but not every year.

More about the Oregon coast below, including the Oregon Coast Whale News section.

Whale photo courtesy Seaside Aquarium

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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