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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.

 

Will Oregon, the Coast, Portland See Northern Lights Again?

Published 03/18/2015

(Oregon Coast) - Early on St. Patty's Day, a coronal mass ejection (CME) hit Earth's magnetic field, triggering a magnetic disturbance that made a massive display of unusual colors. During the hours before sunrise that morning – as if in harmony with the Irish holiday - bright green skies appeared over multiple US states including Wisconsin, Washington, Minnesota, and the Dakotas. (Above: the north Oregon coast, Arch Cape area, with hints of green northern lights above the cloudline).

These also appeared over Oregon and the Oregon coast range. At least one impressive photo was taken just outside of Portland.

Will Oregon and the coast be able to see these still? So far, space storm predictions show the middle latitudes as not on the receiving end on the colorful curtains of light. But that could change.

Jim Todd, planetarium manager with Portland's OMSI, said it's difficult to predict how long the northern lights effects will last, or if they will re-occur. But at least the weather is clearing up both on the Oregon coast and inland areas, like Portland.

More on the previous day's aurora borealis predictions below.

See the photo taken just outside Portland here. Chances are decent this will occur again tonight, according to OMSI's Jim Todd, but it all depends on the magnetic storm that's been hitting the Earth lately. (Above: northern lights just outside of Portland, taken a few years ago).

It seems the Oregon coast will be a bit luckier than Portland, however, as skies are predicted to be clear above the beaches, but not so much inland Oregon.

Todd called it a “slight chance.”

“It will depend on the timing of the arrival and strength of storm front impacting the earth,” Todd said. “The KP index forecast are generally made three hours in advance. Oregon is located in the middle latitude for space weather forecasts. The good news, the moon is near new phase (March 20) which allows for darker night sky to view the faint auroras. Bad news, the current local weather forecast for this evening is not looking promising for the viewing.”

All this came from what was termed a “severe magnetic storm” by scientists, fired off from the sun a few days ago. It escalated into the strongest geomagnetic storm of the current solar cycle (Kp=8).

Todd said your best chances are to move away from city lights and look towards the northern horizon for the northern lights.

“May appear as faint glow of curtain of light with colors of green or red,” Todd said. “Good luck and stay warm.”

Chances for this being seen could stick around for a bit longer. Or this could be curtains for these curtains of light. It's hard to say. Todd said there is no way of predicting how long the magnetic storms will keep hitting the Earth or the Pacific Northwest.

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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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