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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.

 

Latest Travel, Science News from Oregon Coast: Seals, Wonders, Sky Objects

Published 03/10/2015

(Oregon Coast) – A quick roundup of the latest Oregon coast travel and science news includes lots about seals, objects in the sky both mysterious and common, what kinds of crabbing is good right now, and event that explains marine reserves and some awe-inspiring oddities you need to see to believe. Plus the big beach cleanup is coming up and you need to help. (Above: Cannon Beach from an aerial view).

Newport's Oregon Coast Aquarium has three new residents – loud and carousing ones, at that. Their names are Miller, Tater and Elvis, having recently arrived from Vallejo, California, where they swam and galumphed across land at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

The Aquarium adopted the harbor seals to provide some youthful energy to its existing, geriatric population. At 19, 20 and 21 years old, the new additions are hardly spring chickens for their species; but compared to the Aquarium’s other seals, the oldest of which is turning 40 this year, they are quite spry. See Aquarium.org for more.

Oregon Department of Fish And Wildlife (ODFW) recently released a hefty amount of tips on what can be spotted now, where, and just how easily. Some kinds of crabs are aplenty, and seals and birds are sure to delight.

Crabbing is great in Oregon coast bays for red rock, and an impressive variety of creatures can be seen right now around the beaches. See the Wildlife story for the full details.

For those anywhere in Oregon, including the coast, make sure you look up this month. According to OMSI's Jim Todd, look for Venus, Jupiter and Mars. All these will be visible in other inland parts of Oregon, such as the Portland area, but you'll have to get out of city lights sometimes.

The story on planetary sights also covers some unusual objects seen in the sky on the beaches recently.

Saturday, March 28 is the day thousands of Oregonians mobilize across the state – from inland rivers to Oregon coast beaches – for the SOLVE Oregon Coast Spring Cleanup. From 10am to 1pm, SOLVE is looking for volunteers of all ages to join together in clearing the entire Oregon coast of trash.

Tons of debris has washed up over the winter, and even more litter than usual has been left by crowds due to the exceptional runs of resplendent weather along the coastline. Last year, over 4,800 Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup volunteers removed nearly 50,000 pounds of debris from the coast. See the full story.

What does it mean, that there is a marine reserve just offshore between Manzanita and Falcon Cove?

This is the question to be answered at a special talk on the north Oregon coast on March 12, as expert Nadia Gardner comes to Manzanita's Pine Grove Community House to fill you on all the details. The program is called “Introduction to Cape Falcon Marine Reserve: Manzanita to Falcon Cove, off Oswald West State Park.” Gardner is a volunteer chair with the group Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve.

In the realm of crazy finds, there are some fab features in this area, hiding in plain sight. What is truly wondrous, if you look more carefully, are the bizarre basalts of the Oregon coast.

The fact that much of what you see here was created by gargantuan flows of lava millions of years ago – often tens of feet high – is enough of a startler to keep you in a state of “mind blown” with every turn of the head. It's a story of freaky and funky geology with a look at Seven Bizarre Basalts of the Oregon coast.

Cape Falcon

Interesting objects in the sky, Cannon Beach

Baby seal (photo courtesy Oregon Coast Aquarium)

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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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