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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.

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

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

smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free.

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.

 

 

Farmer's Markets Bloom On Oregon Coast - A Guide by Town

Published 06/07/2011

(Oregon Coast) – You'll now find them all over the Oregon coast, sprouting up in towns like Astoria, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Tillamook, Lincoln City, Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence. There's just something about hunting and gathering in the great coastal outdoors – in that dreamy ocean air. (above: Newport Farmer's Market - courtesy photo).

With their close proximity to rural coast range farms, you have quite the pickin's to choose from as well.

These markets depend on the nicer weather more than inland, however, so they tend to stick to the late spring and early fall. But what many still don’t know well is that is that September and early October provide the best weather of the year, allowing shoppers to bask in seriously warm, even sometimes balmy coastal temps.

Tillamook Farmer's Market - courtesy photo

In Manzanita, the Friday night Farmer’s Market there has made quite the splash in the tiny town. It’s become a favorite of locals and visitors alike.

“The Farmers Market has grown mightily over these last few years since its inception,” said Brian Hines, owner of Manzanita’s San Dune Motel. “It runs from about the third week in June through mid-September on Friday nights. The town is always jam packed; even the side streets are full of cars. We promote it with guests primarily because apart from fresh veggies you can get great burgers, crepes, smoked salmon chowder, pies, etc. etc.,  plus live music.”
 
Hines said the economic impact may not be real obvious initially, but it’s there.

“I don't think it adds any more to what we have in the lodging business, with it being the high season anyway,” he said. “But the retail outlets stay open later the nights of the market. I can't say that it brings tourists in just for the event, but it certainly adds to the general feeling of well being and relaxation with the people that are in town. So yes it has a positive economic impact.”

Astoria

At the Waldport Wednesday Market, this one is a bit different – not technically a display of locally grown produce. It’s a broader market situation, a bit like Portland’s famed Saturday Market.

The emphasis, however, is still local, as organizer Lou Piette points out there are only two large employers in Waldport: the local supermarket and the school district.

“I’m doing what I can to help the local economy,” Piette said.

His own outdoor market endeavor has met with considerable success in these three years. The first year he started with just a handful of vendors, and by the end of the season he had a little over 20. Last year, he started with around 25 and soon had over 60.

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“Who knows what I’ll wind up with this year,” Piette said.

Astoria Sunday Market – Until October 9. Sundays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 200 vendors bring in locally-made creations and produce. 12th Street from Marine Drive to Exchange Street. www.astoriasundaymarket.com. 503-325-1010.

Cannon Beach Farmers Market - June 14 to September 27. Tuesdays: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Cut flowers, produce, pasture-raised meat, wild seafood, organic cheeses and artisan crafted food products. A local favorite returns: award-winning chef Jonathan Hoffman with a booth called “Seaing Grens,” providing cooking demos along with grilled local fish on salads. Hemlock and E. Gower St., Cannon Beach City Hall Parking Lot. www.cannonbeachmarket.org. 503-440-6013.

Manzanita's Farmer's Market

Manzanita Farmer’s Market – Until September 23. Fridays 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. The “Jam Lady” returns, along with Karla’s Smokehouse, wine from Nehalem Bay Winery, wine and cheese tastings, Thai food, and lots of the favorite fresh local produce. Live music. Windermere Parking Lot, 5th & Laneda. Manzanita, Oregon. www.manzanitafarmersmarket .com 503-368-3339..

Tillamook Farmer’s Market – Until September 24. Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lots of local produce, Thai food, sewing, knitting, massage, birdhouses, photography, granola, honey, canned goods, lamb, chicken, beef, Mexican food. Laurel & 2nd Street. www.tillamookfarmersmarket.com. 503-812-9326.

Lincoln City Farmers’ Market – Until October 16. Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fresh produce, meat, eggs, nursery plants, baked goods, tacos, jewelry, clothing, artisan crafts, and more. Lincoln County Cultural Center. 540 NE Hwy 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. www.lincolncityfarmersmarket.org 541-867-6293.

Lincoln City

Newport Saturday Farmers’ Market – Until October 29. Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Flowers, herbs, bedding plants, soaps, honey, bread, eggs, pastries and local arts and crafts; sourdough bread, kettle korn, hand-made specialty soup, beverages and dip mixes, veggie burger mixes, rice, crepes and a lot more. Newport City Hall, Hwy 101 & Angle Street. www.newportfarmersmarket .org/index.php

Toledo Street Market – Until September 29. Thursdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sidewalk sales, crafts, fresh foods and live music in a scenic old town setting. Cooking demos. Toledo, Oregon – five miles east of Newport. (541) 336-2247 ext 215.

Waldport Wednesday Market - until October 19. Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Potted plants, flowers, jewelry, tie dyes, glass art and interesting food such as produce and soul food. Waldport Community Center. 265 Alsea Hwy. Waldport. www.waldportwednesdaymarket.com. 541-270-0230

Near Yachats

Yachats Farmers’ Market - Until October 16. Sundays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Locally grown produce and plants are the highlights, but also special events happen in conjunction. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. www.yachats.org /BusinessEvents.html 541-528-7192.

Florence Local Organic Farmers’ Market – until October 29. Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Corner of Quince and Hwy 126. Florence, Oregon. 541-268-4712

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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.

Dozens of homes in that dreamy, rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the sea.

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.

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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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

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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