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A cuddly pet- and family-friendly beauty that boasts a host of complimentary fun stuff like beach games, beach chairs and bikes for carousing around town on, among other things. Immaculate rooms - great sense of fun and quirkiness. Free wi-fi. There are also free movies. Small pet fee.

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.

 

Updated - Oregon Astronomy: Coast Range Star Party, Meteors, Planets

Published 07/22/2015 at 6:04 PM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

(Portland, Oregon) – Here's a chance to party with the stars – those in the sky, that is, along with the moon. Shooting stars, the rings of Saturn, more planetary fun and a lunar viewing party in the Oregon coast range and Gorge are all in the works.

It starts this weekend, with free star parties on Saturday, July 25 at Rooster Rock State Park and Stub Stewart State Park. The parties are put together by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Rose City Astronomers and Vancouver Sidewalk Astronomers. Those start at 9 p.m.

This is an opportunity to view the moon, stars and other celestial objects up close and personal through telescopes. Viewing highlights include Saturn and waxing gibbous moon, several star clusters, and more! The angle of the sun will cause deep shadows to fall on the moon's surface, making its highlands and craters more easily visible.

OMSI's Jim Todd said the events are open to all ages. Rooster Rock State Park is located 22 miles east of Portland on I-84 just east of Sandy River at exit 25. To reach L.L. "Stub" Stewart State Park, take US-26 west of Portland and turn right on OR-47. While the events are free, there is a $5 parking per vehicle. Warm clothing and a flashlight with red light are recommended. Personal telescopes and binoculars are welcome.

On the scheduled day of each OMSI Star Parties, it is suggested that interested visitors check the OMSI Star Parties web site for possible weather-related cancellations.

For those around Oregon and those visiting the Oregon coast, you'll want to keep looking up at night.

After a stunning close pairing earlier this month, Jupiter and Venus remain in the night skies just after dusk, although they are now considerably farther apart. On the Oregon coast, this has made for fascinating sunsets. Jupiter is slowly disappearing from view, while Venus is sticking around a bit. It remains high above the horizon, shining brighter than any other star.

You can see time lapse video below of the two at their closest as they dip below the horizon on the north Oregon coast on July 1.

Saturn will be visible all night, from dusk until dawn, close to Libra. Astronomers say that the planet's rings will host a special sight for those with telescopes. They are now quite spread out at 24o from edge-on. See a picture here of Saturn's rings at this time.

In two years, in October of 2017, the rings will be at their maximum inclination, open as wide as they can be.

More serious interstellar fun is coming up in August with the annual Perseid meteor shower. This will start yielding as many as 90 meteors an hour for some observers around August 12. The pinnacle of the showers is at that time, but it has already slowly started. The night sky fireballs will really pick up next week, and by the first week of August we'll also be briefly dealing with the Delta Aquarid meteor shower.

More of the Oregon coast and interstellar sights below.

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Posted by Oregon Coast Beach Connection on Thursday, July 2, 2015

 

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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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