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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.

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

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.

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.

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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Striking Scenes from an Oregon Coast Landmark: On Top of and Around Cape Kiwanda

Published 11/30/2012

(Pacific City, Oregon) – It's the kind of place that never ceases to surprise, wherever you are around this magnificent monolith and its accompanying headland. Even whenever you may visit. You could come to this part of the north Oregon coast 100 times and find something new every visit.

This is what Cape Kiwanda, at Pacific City provides, with its soaring dune, rugged and ragged sandstone labyrinth-like structures to climb around on, and even the surrounding beaches at times. There's so much more to Kiwanda than the Haystack Rock (not to be confused with the other Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach – yes they both share the name). It's a surprise a minute.

Bounce around on top for just a tiny bit and you'll come to one astounding viewpoint after another, sometimes lurking within various large openings, which abound with startling regularity. These sandstone cliffs can really catch the sunlight in some engaging ways.

Down below, on the beach, catch Haystack Rock in one of its mistier moods and you have the quite photogenic model. Though this one is some millions and millions of years old, likely part of various lava flows that came through here and literally plunged downward into softer sediment, to re-erupt into stand-alone structures like this (which eventually eroded into sea stacks). So this model is no super model by today's terms – only supersized.

Check out Cape Kiwanda during a massive storm and you may see waves so high they literally shoot up high enough to be seen on the other side of the cape. But even smaller storm wave crashes – like this one – are impressive enough.

In summer, sometimes the sand levels of Pacific City get so high they create these unusual patterns in the sand.

Some of the most stunning scenery on the entire coast sits in one relatively tiny spot: right at the tip of Cape Kiwanda. There you'll find a jaw-dropping oceanic canyon, sort of hidden below the cliffs of the gargantuan cape and mostly accessible by a mile or so walk from the beach access to the north of Kiwanda. The ocean swirls around in here in a frightening display of tidal madness, smashing against the confines of these towering, slightly otherworldly structures. If conditions are right, you can actually stand at a spot where they stop and watch them – although this is extremely rare.

Mostly, you have to approach this area with great caution and stay on the sandy cove, at least 50 feet away.

In either case, it's a mind-blowing highlight to a place already filled with nearly reality-bending sights.

Pacific City is about a 20-minute drive from Lincoln City, or 20 minutes from Oceanside to the north – along the Three Capes Loop.

 

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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
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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