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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.

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.

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

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.

 

 

Central Oregon Coast Stretch Near Florence Packed with Wonders

Published 11/04/2011

(Florence, Oregon) – Between Florence and Yachats, about 25 miles, there's a chunk of Highway 101 that is consistently untamed and unruly, chock full of scenic sights that never cease to create a car full of the slack-jawed. But even the first 12 miles of this diverse drive contain more than a few days worth of exploration.

Just north of Florence it all begins, after about five minutes of driving through forested land where glimpses of the ocean are brief and a bit teasing. The road suddenly begins to rise and you soon find yourself along a winding, ever-steeper ascension, and suddenly the ocean bursts out in front of you.

About here, the landscape changes abruptly to rocky cliffs, and you're almost soaring a few hundred feet above the ocean. Look behind you and you'll see a variety of lakes and dunes dotted throughout the forest you just came from – but you'll see these from above.

A variety of stunning viewpoints occupy this area, including one where you can look down on a curious cliff that has been severed in two. Part of it now sits a ways from its parent cliff, somehow having been eroded away perhaps eons ago.

A rock-lined highway winds around these cliffs in tight curves, sometimes creating a bit of a white-knuckle drive.

Look below and you'll see a bundle of bulbous, irregular shapes at the bottom, where the cliffs meet the sea. Yet these are still graceful, pretty shapes, covered in green and other fauna.

However, look a bit more closely and you'll see a horde of marine-dwelling life down there. Sea birds hang out in huge abundance at the bottom, still quite a ways above the ocean, though it's at least 300 feet away from you. Sea lions also lounge here.

One of the highlights of the area is the sight of the famed Heceta Head Lighthouse. Viewpoints here are always crowded with tourist paparazzi clicking away at the great lamp.

Just below one of the main viewpoints that are used for photographing the lighthouse, you'll see a very clandestine beach, not accessible by any means – except for maybe by boat. This cove beach, directly next to Devil's Elbow State Park - where the lighthouse resides – is often filled with wildlife like sea lions, which gather here comfortably because it's never disturbed by humans.

Just beyond the lighthouse, more forested drives await, but a couple of stunning parks along this portion of Highway 101 allow awe-inspiring beach access.

Soon, on this drive north, you'll encounter Muriel O. Ponsler Wayside, which is somewhat different in composition from other beaches around as it's primarily big, fluffy sands.

Then the landscape again changes to a mix of high cliffs and rock-dotted beaches, often cloistered within their own little coves. The area remains this way the entire 12 or so miles from here to Yachats. Sometimes, like Ocean Beach Picnic Ground above, it's mostly sandy beach with a few rock structures or cliffs bordering it. Others are pure basalt shelves where dramatic wave action is a constant and tide pools abound in serious abundance.

This stretch of 101 is at the top of Lane County, about 150 miles from hotspots like Seaside or Cannon Beach, but within 75 miles of other destinations like Newport and Lincoln City.

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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.

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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.