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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.

Another Super Moon for Oregon, Portland, Coast - Also Eclipse

Published 09/03/2014

(Portland, Oregon) – Another super moon is headed for the skies above Portland, the Oregon coast and the rest of the state, this time happening on September 8. It's the final encore performance of this year's super moons – this one being the third time it filled the heavens this summer. (Above: near Manzanita).

Then, a month later, look for a lunar eclipse.

Jim Todd of Portland's OMSI said the September full moon is also called the Harvest Moon. This full Moon comes closest to the first day of autumn – which occurs on September 22 at 7:29 pm.

On September 8, Todd said the Moon will be full at 6:38 p.m., while moonrise happens less than hour later.

“At 10:30 pm, the Moon will be at its closest distance to Earth, also known as perigee, at 222,692 miles from earth thus making it the so-called Super Moon,” Todd said.

You'll see it rise as a large orange ball above the eastern horizon just after 7:16 p.m., followed by sunset at 7:35 pm in the west.

“The orange color of a moon near the horizon is a true physical effect,” Todd said. “When looking toward the horizon, we are actually looking through a greater thickness of Earth's atmosphere than when looking directly overhead. The atmosphere scatters blue light (the reason the sky looks blue). The thickness of the atmosphere in the direction of a horizon scatters blue light most effectively, but it lets red light pass through. So a moon near the horizon takes on a yellow, orange or reddish hue.”

Todd said increased particles in the air are typical this of year and could make the Moon even darker.

This is the last of the three Super Moons in 2014. For comparison, the Moon was 222,612 miles at perigee for July and 221,208 miles in August. The Moon will not be so close again until the full Moon of September 28, 2015, just 11 miles closer than August 2014.

You may also notice it appears larger than usual, which is a trick that your eyes play called "the moon illusion."

The next full moon happens on October 8 – and there's something special with that one. Look for a lunar eclipse.

Todd said on that day, the full moon will slide through the dark shadow of the Earth, and for 58 minutes the only light hitting the Moon will be the reddish glow from Earth's sunrises and sunsets resulting in a total lunar eclipse. Totality begins at 3:27 am and the point of the greatest eclipse occurs at 3:55 am. The eclipse's total phase will last for 58 minutes. The Moon will be 34 degrees above the southern horizon at the instant of the greatest eclipse.

The Oregon coast will be a prime place to view all this, if the weather holds out. This time of year is the warmest on the coastal beaches and skies tend to be clearer. The phenomenon is called “Second Summer” and it usually holds out all the way through the middle of October.

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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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