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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.

 

Oregon Scientists: Reaction to Coastal Quake Scare a Tad Much

Published 07/24/2015 at 5:04 AM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

(Oregon Coast) – That recent article in The New Yorker about the Northwest's looming earthquake disaster caused a great deal of alarm in the region, and it is leaving the Oregon scientists written about a tad alarmed about the reaction.

The article caught fire on the internet and created a viral monster with the phrase “everything west of I-5 would be toast.” Yet, there is nothing that new that many Oregonians didn't already know, although it does paint a darker picture than many scientists who study the faultlines off the Oregon coast had talked about before.

Oregon State University and the Sea Grant Program want to caution the public to not look at the worst-case scenario as the most likely, and they are concerned some will simply give up the idea of earthquake preparation altogether.

Patrick Corcoran, with OSU and Sea Grant, said it's a matter of feast or famine.

“The Cascadia Subduction Zone has shifted from a science project to a social studies project,” Corcoran said. “We need to find a sweet spot between fear and action. What I try to do is temper the tendency of people to toggle between the poles of ‘it won’t happen here’ and ‘it will be so bad that there’s no use worrying about it.’”

Portland, many valley towns and the Oregon coast have been working on such preparations for years, which included extensive education programs about tsunami preparedness on the Oregon coast. Buildings all over the region are getting retro-fitted to withstand quakes, and many coastal cities will soon be working on building codes that will help resist tsunamis.

Still, there's more work to be done, as illustrated by an Oregon Public Radio report on the Stephens family of Portland working on their disaster planning. This aired about a month before the New Yorker piece.

OSU scientists say the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the Oregon coast could yield a magnitude 8.0 all the way up to a 9.0. The latter, which Corcoran calls the "largest of the large" (and the same size quake that hit Japan in 2011), would create devastating tsunamis along the shoreline and wreck infrastructure inland.

However, Corcoran said the more likely scenario is an earthquake on "the average side of large," where the damage is less.

The best approach, Corcoran says, is to prepare for the "most likely next event" - and that doesn’t necessarily mean the destruction of western Oregon as we know it.

Chris Goldfinger, a professor in OSU’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences and a leading expert on the Cascadia Subduction Zone, was the scientist interviewed in the fiery article. He said the chances of a major quake off the Oregon coast are at about 24 percent in the next 50 years.

Goldfinger said his comments about Oregon getting toasted were a bit blown out of proportion. He maintains he simply noted how Oregon officials have to plan for the very worst, not that this was the most likely outcome.

In the end, Corcaran said it all comes back around to the same story that periodically made the news over the last two decades: the big one is coming, but we don't know when or how big that will be.

Seaside is one city that went the extra mile on preparedness ten years ago. You can see some of its plans here. See constantly updated Oregon coast earthquake, tsunami alerts and information.

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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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