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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

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Train Ride Schedules, News, Photos

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(Garibaldi, Oregon) – One of the more popular attractions along the entire Oregon coast runs out of Garibaldi these days: the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad.

The Oregon Coast Crawler and the Oregon Coast Explorer take you on an a variety of heady journeys originating in Garibaldi. It’s a leisurely journey up the Oregon coast, as the train huffs and puffs along the north coast, affording big, panoramic views of both Tillamook Bay and Nehalem Bay. These vintage, antique trains stop for lunch and free time at Wheeler as well as Rockaway Beach.

Many of the train excursions happen on a 1910 Heisler Steam Locomotive. These occur on just about every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in July and August, while numerous special trips run on other dates.

After making a service stop, and photo run-by or two, it is all done again in reverse, allowing for different sightseeing opportunities on the return trip.

“No other railroad in North America offers the range of scenery found on the Tillamook Branch Line, and no train in recent years has made it possible to experience it all behind steam power,” said a spokesman for the train rides.

During the summer, regular weekend rides depart from Garibaldi at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., and depart from Rockaway Beach at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Cost for kids is usually under $10 and for adults between $10 and $20 on most rides. Special holiday and dinner trains will cost more.

Specialty trains happens on Fourth of July, Mother's Day, Father's Day and in the fall and spring, along with several other dinner tours, live music rides and more.

Lunch will be served at picnic-style. Concessions will be available for purchase onboard the train. It is limited to less than 100 passengers, so organizers highly recommend making your reservations soon. Special rides link here for online reservations. Other regular tour information is at http://www.ocsr.net.

History of the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad started with north coast resident Scott Wickert who always had the dream of creating a live, working railroad museum. Under his aegis, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad (OSCR) was built through help from the community, family and friends.

Wickert signed an agreement with Tillamook Bay Railroad and the Port of Tillamook Bay in 2002 to begin bringing these antique rail cars, with the first locomotive coming to the area a year later. For the first two years, the locomotive rides ran under through the Port of Tillamook Bay, and by 2004 the OCSR became a non-profit organization.

In 2005, OCSR began slowly operating as its own agency. It has since become a major force as an enormous attraction on the Oregon coast.

Antique equipment used on the rails include a McCloud River Railroad from American Locomotive Works from 1925, the Curtiss Lumber Co. #2 from Heisler Locomotive Works from 1910, a Lima Locomotive Works from 1910, a Lima Locomotive Works from 1887, a Heisler Locomotive Works from 1922 and a Heisler Locomotive Works from 1909. Other trains were made in the 50's and 40's. You can see the full roster of equipment, including the passenger cars at the Equipment link.

Below are news updates from the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad and updates from its Facebook page - as well as more photos.

 

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Starts Regular Summer Train Rides
2 Jun 2012 at 3:42pm
(Garibaldi, Oregon) - It's about that time of year again. The sound of an antique steam train and...
Port approves contract with Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
29 Mar 2012 at 10:47pm
TILLAMOOK ? The Port of Tillamook Bay Board of Commissioners has approved a contract with the Ore...
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad schedules regular and special excursions
2 Feb 2010 at 8:00am
GARIBALDI - Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, a nonprofit museum group established to preserve antiqu...
Judge to decide fish fight between state, railroad
8 Apr 2014 at 11:26am
Department of Oregon State Lands Director Mary Abrams issued a cease and desist order against the...
Oregon Coast Crawler Tickets On Sale For Historic Train Fall Trip
18 Mar 2013 at 2:06pm
You might want to take a few free minutes to explore this interesting harbor town before reboardi...
Gearhart Golf Links on northern Oregon coast removes 400 trees, restores scen...
22 Apr 2014 at 10:29am
In anticipation of summer's "arrival" at the northern Oregon coast in June ... to landowners to t...

Following Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad on FB

This past month we have had several photo charters. The first three are from...
by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
25 Oct 2014 at 6:25pm
This past month we have had several photo charters. The first three are from the RailsNW trip Oc...
Come and ride with us through some of the prettiest scenery in Oregon on the ...
by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
20 Oct 2014 at 4:27pm
Come and ride with us through some of the prettiest scenery in Oregon on the Oregon Coast Scenic...
Due to an operational conflict, the 3:00 pm Fall Splendor train will not be r...
by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
9 Oct 2014 at 1:10pm
Due to an operational conflict, the 3:00 pm Fall Splendor train will not be running on Saturday O...
Here are some photos from the RailsNW charter from Saturday taken by our lead...
by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
6 Oct 2014 at 9:37am
Here are some photos from the RailsNW charter from Saturday taken by our lead fireman Martin Adams.



For those coming to Wheeler for the Fall Splendor Trains, below is a map of t...
by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
2 Oct 2014 at 7:25pm
For those coming to Wheeler for the Fall Splendor Trains, below is a map of the town. The train ...

 

 

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