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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.


Coastal Holiday Weekend Highlights Include Trains, Sea Life, Outdoor Markets

Published 06/29/2011

(Oregon Coast) – Firework displays aren't the only thing going on around the Oregon coast during this massive holiday weekend. Check out sea life up close, learn about clam digging or how to eat stuff from a tide pool, enjoy an outdoor market – or take in some history or other entertainment. Then for historic train buffs, there’s a bit of heaven awaiting on the north coast.

In Seaside, Friday and Saturday lets you get up close and personal with sea life.

On Friday, it’s the Seaside Estuary Discovery Program, where you can learn how the tides and salt water affect our rivers. Possible discoveries include witnessing a crab pot being thrown into the river, testing the water or examining plankton. This happens at the estuary in Seaside.

On Saturday, there’s the Seaside Beach Discovery Program on the beach in front of the Seaside Aquarium. You can touch live animals, view sand from a clam's perspective or ask probing questions.

These events happen every Friday and Saturday in town. 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Seaside, Oregon. 503-338-9271.

You can take in a musical in Tillamook. Friday and Saturday boast performances of “The Star-Spangled Girl. ” Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts Community Playhouse. 12th & Ivy streets. Tickets available at Diamond Art Jewelers, 503-842-7940. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-812-7036. www.tillamooktheater.com.

At the Garibaldi Museum, on the north Oregon coast, July 2 boasts a talk by author and historian Teresa Brown. Brown wrote the novel “Sweetbriar” and she is herself an avid history buff. She and her husband, Wayne, have been involved with a mountain-man era black-powder club since 1985. The talk takes place at 2 p.m. in the museum Community Room. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Garibaldi Ave. Garibaldi, Oregon. (503) 322-8411.

Also in Garibaldi, if you love antique trains, you’ll go nuts for the train rides between there and Rockaway Beach. These happen Saturday and Sunday, where you can chug along the rails, past scenic views of Tillamook Bay, in an old steam engine. Trains leave from the Garibaldi Depot at 402 S. American Way and the Rockaway Beach Depot at Hwy 1 and First Street. Garibaldi, Oregon and Rockaway Beach, Oregon. www.ocsr.net/index.html

Want to know more about clamming? Every wondered if you could eat stuff from a tide pool?

Siletz Bay

Lincoln City hosts two special programs on Saturday and Sunday by Lee Gray, the Wild Gourmet.

On Saturday it’s Bay Clamming on the Siletz Bay. Adults $30, children under 12 $15. ODFW license required. 8 a.m. Siletz Bay State Park. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-992-3798.

On Sunday, he talks about tide pool edibles – an Oregon coast version of Bear Grylls’ “Man vs. Wild” in a sense. Adults $30, children under 12 $15. ODFW license required. 8 a.m. at the beach access point at N.W. 15th St. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-992-3798.

Newport features a load of events at the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Newport Clambake.

On Saturday, the Newport Clambake and Seafood BBQ boasts live music, a pet parade, food booths, plenty of seafood barbecues and a celebration of Nye Beach’s historical aspects. The pet parade is open to public participation. It runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nye Beach Turnaround.

At the Oregon Coast Aquarium, you’ll find sharks, an informative dive and a chance to get kissed by big sea lion.

On Saturday, Breakfast with the Sharks happens at 8 a.m. At 11 a.m. the “Interpretive Dive” has divers telling the public about kelp. On Saturday and Sunday there are Sea Lion Encounters happen at 10 a.m. The aquarium is at 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474.

Look for special live music events at many bars on the coast, and special presentations in places like Vino Wine Bar in Manzanita and major live music at San Dune Pub in Manzanita. Other fun weekend spots include wine bar Lush in Cannon Beach or Maxwell’s in Lincoln City.

If you’re looking for fresh food to purchase, towns like Newport, Lincoln City, Manzanita, Astoria have outdoor, farmer’s markets in great abundance. Cannon Beach and Waldport hold theirs during the weekdays. See more at Farmer's Markets Bloom On Oregon Coast - A Guide by Town


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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.


Running and Yoga Events Enliven N. Oregon Coast Towns
Two events in Cannon Beach and Manzanita create some unique recreational happenin's. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events
Hawaii Lava Flows are Look at Oregon Coast Millions of Years Ago
Heated masses explode upon contact with the sea water, which then in turn cool to become something you see here. Geology. Science
How Unusual is that Dolphin Stranding on Oregon Coast?
A look back at the only other documentation in 2008. Science, Seaside Aquarium
Oregon Coast Rarity: Stranded Dolphin Only Seen Four Times in 23 Years
A northern right whale dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis) found on June 9. Science, Seaside Aquarium
Latest Oregon Coast: Star Party, Lighthouse Closure, Scenic Bikeways
An astronomy party in two parts of Oregon; a lighthouse near Florence under repair
Major Kite Festival for Oregon Coast Town, and Video / TV Premieres
Kites and beachy videos are on the menu in Lincoln City this month as well as actual menus on TV. Lincoln City events
Surfing and Fish Buying Events Return to Oregon Coast
Otter Rock n Roll surfing day and the yum-alicious Shop at the Docks. Newport events
Seaside's 'Sailors Grave' an Intricate N. Oregon Coast Mystery
Seaside's equivalent of a tomb of the unknown soldier, but in this case it's men who sailed the sea. History

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