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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

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.

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.

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.

 

Oregon Coast Aquarium Puts on Fun Run, Native Plants Awareness

Published 05/01/2015

(Newport, Oregon) – Wild scenes of crazed humans on a fun run and learning about native plants: this is the potpourri of adventures coming up at the Oregon Coast Aquarium.

A study on plants may seem best suited to a botanical garden or arboretum, but the Oregon Coast Aquarium interprets local life in all forms, from the ocean to the forest and the animals that call these areas home.

Oregon Native Plant Awareness Week is no exception. The Aquarium will honor this celebration of local flora with a free guided walk through the Aquarium’s nature-scaped grounds on Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m.

Naturalist, gardener and mycologist, Bruce Waugh will team up with Anita Albrecht, the Aquarium’s Head Groundskeeper, to lead this wander through the wooded and marshy landscapes that surround the Aquarium.

Discussions will focus on identifying plants native to Oregon’s central coast, and participants of all ages and levels of expertise are welcome.

The Aquarium was a pioneer in the practice of naturescaping. The facility’s grounds were an abandoned industrial landscape when its construction began. Nearly two dozen years later, this carefully cultivated wildness is so well restored that the grounds are certified as Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

Those who wish to learn more about the naturescaping process, and do not mind getting their fingers dirty, should contact volunteer@aquarium.org to learn about volunteer opportunities.

The morning of May 16, humans will take center stage as they compete in the Flippers, Feathers & Fins 5K & Kids’ Dash.

Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to flock to Newport for the annual event, now in its 3rd year. The scenic route winds through the Aquarium and along the Yaquina Bay estuary where racers will be greeted with facts about native wildlife.

The 5K is open to runners and walkers 10 years and older. The closed-course 1K Kids’ Dash race is perfect for aspiring little athletes ages two to nine years old. Parents are invited to accompany their children on this run through the Aquarium’s grounds.

Flippers, Feathers & Fins 5K & Kids’ Dash participants will receive an official finisher medal, post-race refreshments and free admission to the Aquarium for the day.

Race entry is $35 for the 5K, and $20 for the Kids’ Dash. A $5 early registration discount is available through May 3. Discounts are also available for Aquarium members. All proceeds benefit the animal care and marine science education programs at the Aquarium.

Tech race shirts are available to preorder for $5. Shirts will also be available for sale on race day, but size availability may be limited.

Racers with strollers are welcome but should be aware the course has uneven ground with some gravel.

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is open every day this spring from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit aquarium.org or call 541-867-FISH for more information or to purchase advance tickets. Participation in the nature walk is free. The experience does not include admission to the Aquarium. 2820 S.E. Ferry Slip Rd., Newport, OR. www.aquarium.org, 541-867-3474.

More about Newport below, and at the Newport, Oregon Virtual Tour, Map.

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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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Pacific City, Oregon


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.
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.

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