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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.

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.

Lecture Events Spotlight Oregon Coast Science, Geology, Nature

Published 10/05/2011

(Oregon Coast) – October will bring three very different but equally engaging events for those interested in the scientific side of the Oregon coast, including its geology, a field trip for birders and a talk on ocean research. All are tied someway to the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition and its CoastWatch volunteer group, with two actually presented and/or sponsored by the organizations (above: Siletz Bay, scene of a bird field trip on October 22).

A talk on Oregon coast geology will feature geologist Curt Peterson in Newport on October 12, a presentation entitled “Impacts of Predicted Global Sea Level Rise on Oregon Beaches and Tidelands.”

Curt Peterson

The 7 p.m. slide talk, sponsored by CoastWatch and the Coastal Climate Change Adaptation Project of the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, is free and open to the public.

Dr. Peterson is a professor of geology at Portland State University, there since 1989 and specializing in studying beaches and dunes, sand movement and erosion, wetland restoration, and the effects of tsunamis. Many of his research papers involve evidence for “paleotsunamis” - earthquake-driven tsunamis that have hit the Oregon coast in past centuries.

Peterson will talk about research that points to these shores losing sand, a process he believes has been accelerated by a rise in sea levels. He believes the sand supply to Oregon beaches peaked some 5,000 to 8,000 years ago, and that the increase in sea levels will eat away as much as 600 feet of shoreline as beaches are further stripped of sand and bluffs are eroded.

He will also talk about the potential impact on tidal wetlands.

CoastWatch groups are also sponsoring a October 25 talk at the same location and time by Dr. Peter Ruggiero of Oregon State University, who will speak on “The Role of Sea Level Rise and Increased Storminess in Pacific Northwest Coastal Change and Flood Hazards.”

Florence

Both talks happen at the Oregon Coast Community College’s Newport branch, located at 400 S.E. College Way in the South Beach area of Newport. The Lecture Hall is also Room 62. For information about the upcoming events, contact Phillip Johnson, (503) 754-9303, phillip@oregonshores.org.

Saturday, October 22 will see a field trip to Siletz Bay for bird watchers. Led by Dick Demarest of the Yaquina Birders & Naturalists, the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge will provide sights like red-tailed hawks, bald eagles and other raptors.

The trip is free and is open to anyone. Meet at the parking lot at the end of S.W. 51st street in Taft (southern part of Lincoln City, near Mo's) by 9 a.m. The trip is expected to last the morning. For more information, contact Range Bayer, (541) 265-2965.

On October 28 and 29 there will be the Heceta Head Coastal Conference in Florence at the Florence Events Center. The topic this year is ocean research, with talks on studying marine reserves, albatross conservation, ocean acidification and other aspects of ocean planning.

Newport

Keynote speaker is Dr. Robert Costanza, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University. The afternoon session will be a panel discussion on marine research.

A tour of the estuary and bay in Florence happens in the afternoon on October 28, which is free but you must pre-register. Speaker at the Friday evening dinner is Angela Hazeltine Pozzi, director of the Washed Ashore project, which creates art out of marine debris. The talks on ocean research take place on Saturday, Oct. 29, beginning at 9 a.m.

For information about the upcoming events, contact Phillip Johnson, (503) 754-9303, phillip@oregonshores.org.

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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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