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39 vacation homes around Pacific City, all fully furnished and beachfront, 20 of which are pet friendly.

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

For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

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.

Central Oregon Coast Events in June: Florence, Yachats and Newport

Published 05/11/2011

Top of Cape Perpetua - seen from the beach - near Yachats.

(Yachats, Oregon) – June is when the fun really starts on the Oregon coast, as the region starts heating up for the summer season. Outdoor events begin to sprout like spring flowers, and then there’s that intoxicating kick-off to major fun of Independence Day celebrations and Fourth of July frivolity.

The listings begin with the Florence area:

June 4. Misty River Band. This four-woman band blends folk, bluegrass, country, Celtic and original music into a seamless and highly distinctive sound. 7-9 p.m. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince St. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-1994. www.eventcenter.org.

June 11. Summer Community Indoor Yard Sale. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince St. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-1994. www.eventcenter.org.

June 17, 18, 24, 25. Live Theater Performance “Angry Housewives.” Musical comedy meets reality TV in “Angry Housewives.” Anyone who has ever yelled at a teenager to turn down the volume, or tried to cater to the demands of a controlling spouse will identify with this inside look at modern family relationships. 7 - 9 p.m. Florence Events Center. 715 Quince St. Florence, Oregon. 541-997-1994. www.eventcenter.org.

Yachats, Waldport Events

June 4. Imagination, Friendship and Integrity: Ethical Themes in “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Dr. Courtney Campbell of the Philosophy Dept. of OSU will discuss ethics with regard to the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.” 7 p.m. Yachats Commons Auditorium. Hwy 101 and W. Fourth St. Yachats, Oregon.

July 3. Annual July 3 Fireworks in Waldport. Enjoy a fabulous display of fireworks over Alsea Bay beginning at dusk. You'll find plenty of sandy beach to enjoy the view. Park at Patterson State Park or park in Waldport to view the festivities from the Historic Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center or along Keady Wayside. Waldport, Oregon.

July 4. Yachats Lions Pancake Breakfast. 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. Yachats Lions Hall. West Fourth and Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon.

Bob Creek State Park, near Florence

July 4. Yachats La De Da Parade and Fireworks Show. Fun, whimsical, low-tech la de da Parade at noon. After the parade explore the town for an afternoon of great food, games, entertainment and live music. Find a place on the beach by the mouth of the Yachats river to watch the afternoon Duck Race. From the same beach or from almost anywhere downtown enjoy the spectacular fireworks at sundown over Yachats Bay. Yachats, Oregon.

July 4. Fourth of July Pie and Ice Cream Social. The Yachats Ladies Club will wow you with an incredible variety of delicious pies. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Yachats Commons. West Fourth and Hwy 101. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3205.

July 4. Annual Duck for Kids Race. More than 1,400 rubber duckies will be launched near the Yachats River Bridge, just south of downtown Yachats, to race down the river. Watch from the beach below the bridge at Yachats Ocean Road State Park. You may sponsor a duck for $5 or 3 ducks for $10. 2:30 p.m. Yachats State Scenic Area at the Yachats River Bridge. Yachats, Oregon.

Newport and Depoe Bay:

June 4. 2011 Newport Marathon. This year’s marathon is limited to 900 entrants so please register early. Athletes may pick up their race packets between 3 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on June 3 at Race Headquarters located at the Embarcadero Resort Hotel. 1000 S.E. Bay Blvd. Newport, Oregon. www.newportmarathon.org.

June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26. Sea Lion Encounter. Learn about the Aquarium’s pinnipeds, get a sea lion kiss behind the scenes at the aquarium. Ages 8 and up. Call ahead for reservations. 10-11 a.m. Oregon Coast Aquarium. South Beach. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

June 10-12. Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games. This fun and educational event serves to honor the traditions and heritage of the seven Celtic Nations of Brittany, Cornwall, Galicia, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scotland and Wales. Lincoln County Fairgrounds. 880 N.E. Seventh St. Newport, Oregon. www.ncfhg.com/Home_Page.php.

June 11. Sea Squirts: Big and Small! Explore the ocean’s biggest and smallest inhabitants. How do you compare to a giant whale or a super tiny snail? Registration deadline is one week prior to the program date. Ages 2-3. $15 per adult/child pair for members, $20 per adult/child pair for non-members. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Oregon Coast Aquarium. South Beach. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

Nye Beach, Newport

June 11. Nye Beach Second Saturday Stroll. Wine tasting, food specials, art demos, chalk art, street musicians, and special discounts will be featured. In the Nye Beach District. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Newport, Oregon.

June 11. Birding field trip hosted by Lincoln City Audubon. You will see nesting colonies of the Common Murre and a multitude of other birds. Binoculars and guide books will be provided. 9 – 11 a.m. Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Newport, Oregon. 541-992-0440.

June 18. Family Sleepover at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Fall asleep to the soothing sights of the sharks and fish swimming overhead in the Passages of the Deep tunnels. Aquarium educators take families on a scavenger hunt and provide a fun and hands-on experience. Dinner, snack and breakfast are included. Call at least two weeks in advance to register. Ages 4 and up. $50 for members, $55 for nonmembers. 6 p.m. Sunday-9 a.m. Monday. Oregon Coast Aquarium. South Beach. Newport, Oregon. 541-867-3474. www.aquarium.org.

June 18-19. The 48th Annual Gem & Mineral Show: Rock’n the Coast at Newport. Featuring dealers and information on rocks, minerals, fossils, geology, and the earth sciences. Yaquina View Elementary School Gymnasium. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 351 S.E. Harney St. Newport, Oregon.

Fourth of July at Depoe Bay

June 25. Oregon Coast Gardening & Landscaping Expo. Over 50 Northwest plant sellers offer a wide variety of great plants, trees and shrubs including the unusual and rare, plus gardening and landscaping seminars. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. $5. Newport Intermediate School. 825 N.E. Seventh St. Newport, Oregon.

June 26. Central Coast Secret Garden Tour. Coastal gardening has real challenges including wind and salt, but you will be amazed at what creative gardening and landscaping can do by the sea. Tickets include food, a wine tasting, desserts, live music and an art auction. Noon – 6 p.m. $20 in advance by calling 541-574-8898 or emailing info@samfamshelter.org. Newport, Oregon.

July 2. Newport Clambake and Seafood BBQ. This is a family event with food, horse draw wagon rides, art activities, crafts, and live music held at the Nye Beach Turnaround. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Newport, Oregon. www.nyebeach.org.

July 3. Boiler Bay Fireworks Display. Starts at dusk. Depoe Bay, Oregon.

July 4. Gleneden Beach 4th of July Celebration. Includes a pancake breakfast from 8 – 11 a.m., a Craft & Food Fair from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and a parade at 1 p.m. Gleneden Beach, Oregon. 541-764-8916. www.glenedenbeach.org.

July 4. Yaquina Bay Fireworks. Watch the sky light up over Yaquina Bay. Show up early to the bayfront or surrounding areas as over 5,000 people watch the display.
9:30 – 11 p.m. Newport, Oregon.


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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.


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