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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.

 

N. Oregon Coast Readies for 30th Annual Goonies Day Shindig

Published 04/18/2015

(Astoria, Oregon) - “Hey you guys!” - especially you fans of the famed cult flick The Goonies. The town where much of it was filmed, Astoria, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the film's release with its annual Goonies Day on June 4 through 7.

Not just Astoria is a part of this shindig, however. The movie was made in other parts of the Oregon coast, including some major scenes in Cannon Beach, and that town too will be participating.

Really a four-day festival, Goonies Day features plenty of the iconic filming locations, showings of the film, behind-the-scenes looks, a geocaching event, a visit by an ancient sailing ship, “Chunk's Bowling Alley,” a fun run, special exhibits at the local film and history museums, and a bevy of other interesting and new features.

Other fun diversions include Truffle Shuffle Stout from local Fort George Brewery, iconic scenes from the movie produced in Lego form, and the tall ship Lady Washington docked in town.

Some events are free, while the ticketed happenings are already on sale. At least one has sold out, so you may want to hop on your Goonies adventure plans soon.

There are special presentations of Behind the Scenes of The Goonies throughout the festival. It features tales from: Randell Widner, a stuntman who doubled for Sloth in The Goonies; Mark Marshall, who was in charge of wrangling all the kid extras; local resident Mick Alderman, who spent almost every day on the set at the invite of director Richard Donner; and local Paul Gillum, who has plenty of firsthand accounts of the project.

Down in Cannon Beach, at the key location of Ecola State Park, retired park ranger Patrick Lines will give behind-the-scenes presentations about that park's role in the movie. He was there in 1984 and will share stories about working with the crew and Hollywood-types who had to come to terms with Oregon coast weather.

Shot in Astoria bus tours happen on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here, you hop on a school bus with 30 other fans and get a narrated tour of film locations from not just Goonies but Kindergarten Cop, Short Circuit and more. These last about two hours and are $35. Highlights include “Mouth’s House,” the Lower Columbia Bowl (“Chunk’s Alley”) and the home used as the location for “Mikey’s House.”

The Truffle Shuffle 5K Run / Walk is a casual run/jog/walk for anyone who wants to work off all those Baby Ruth bars and extra scoops of Rocky Road. It happens in Cannon Beach at the Gower St. access.

80s Con is a new feature at the Goonies Celebration, featuring Goonies memorabilia and plenty of 80's items. It's free and held at the Armory.

'80s Night Out boasts at least one 80's cover band, a dance party and costume contests. These are held at various venues around town.

More information on Goonies Day at http://www.thegoondocks.org/. 503-325-6311. Tickets at TicketWest.

More about Astoria below and at the Astoria, Warrenton Virtual Tour, Map.

Courtesy Oregon Film Museum

 

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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.
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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