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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.

 

 

Extraordinary Moments of Fog on Oregon Coast

Published 11/08/2011

(Oregon Coast) – Believe it or not, it doesn't get extremely foggy on the Oregon coast very often. That's likely because there's so much wind such conditions get blown out of existence.

When it does hit the beaches, some awe-inspiring sights come into being.

Here, near Depoe Bay, a dense fog covers Fogarty Creek beach access late in the day. The last rays of daylight create an unusual purple haze that smothers the beach, and the waves are invisible from even 100 feet away.

Cape Foulweather at night is one of the world's most interesting of sights, certainly along the Oregon coast it's one of the most stunning spots. This viewpoint, between Depoe Bay and Newport, towers above the ocean some 500 feet. On clearer nights, with the moon showing, few things beat the sight of our lunar neighbor when seen from up here as it's reflected on the water.

But what if the moon is out and fog envelops the area? Then you have a unique look like this, where the rays manage to penetrate the fog and illuminate it into one big glowing mass of haze, and holes in the fog allow the sky to be lit up into the usual sky blue we're all used to.

Up near Cannon Beach, fog creates a mystical mood at Arch Cape. The rock structures here are normally quite the chipper-looking landmarks in sunlight, especially as they and the last rays of sun get reflected in the surf. But here, the whole scene becomes a simple black and white. Fog seems to take away all the color.

Up around Oceanside, along the northern tip of the Three Capes Loop, there's a secret road jetting off into the distance. You can't drive it: apparently it suffered from landslides long ago and has been closed off by a large wall of dirt. But you can walk it.

It looks mysterious enough as you wander this short stretch of pavement, through trees and minor lookout points above the ocean. But add some fog and you have a road that looks downright supernatural and paranormal.

At Rockaway Beach, a ways south of Cannon Beach and Manzanita, nighttime brought quite the bundle of fog to the landscape this summer, along with a serious dose of surrealism. Lights from nearby homes and streetlights careen through the haze and illuminate the world around you. Adding to the strangeness of it all is the fact the camera sees atmospheric gasses that humans can't, so a variety of colors show up here that you wouldn't see with the naked eye had you been there.

Even more startling was what was happening on the ground: the famed “glowing sands” were there at this time, although this is so faint it is not something that can be photographed. These are tiny bluish, green flashes created by microscopic creatures called dinoflagellates, a form of phytoplankton.

Sometimes you don't need to be completely enveloped in fog to have a really striking, surprising scene. At the overlooks above Manzanita, a curious fog bank hovers just offshore and gets fired up by the sunset in some extraordinary ways. Wild colors explode from this puffy monstrosity, which looks more like those desert sand haboob storms that hit parts of the southwest U.S. this past summer.

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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

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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