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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.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

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.

There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.

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.

Surprise Snow Storm 'Historic' for Oregon Coast

Published 03/13/2012

(Oregon Coast) – It was pretty and it was very white, but it was also a lot of chaos that descended on the Oregon coast late Monday afternoon. Of all the places to get adversely affected by a snow storm, the coastal region got it bad – about as bad as the coast range (above: Nehalem resident Mila Galvin-Woodward took this shot of Highway 101 north of Manzanita around 6 p.m.).

Steve Pierce, president of the Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, called this a “historic March snowstorm.” While the frequency of kooky snow occurrences – rare for the coast in general – have abruptly increased in recent years, this was one for the record books.

“It appears that the last significant snow event on the Oregon coast in the month of March was in 1966 (45+ years ago),” Pierce said at 11 p.m. Monday night. “Although snowfall totals have yet to be determined along the coast, road cams would suggest about 2 inches have fallen from Seaside to Newport as of 10 p.m.”

In fact, the totals wound up near four to six inches for many coastal spots.

In the Manzanita and Cannon Beach areas there were numerous reports of accidents as early as 8 p.m.

Near Pacific City late Monday afternoon Iphoto courtesy Sandlake Country Inn)

As early as 9 p.m., LincolnCountyNews.com reported that Cape Foulweather had become “unpassable,” as the towering headland between Newport and Depoe Bay was so thick with wet, slushy snow and fallen trees that it had also become littered with wrecked cars. This chaotic combination left the summit essentially untraversable, except for a lucky few.

Rick Leoni, owner of Trollers Lodge in Depoe Bay, had heard a large amount of stories about the wrecks and mishaps atop Foulweather by 10 p.m. Leoni said one couple was desperately trying to arrange lodging for their son by phone, who was trapped near the summit for a while. They eventually called and said he'd made it over and was heading south again on 101.

Even rescuers were trapped on top of Cape Foulweather for a time, as their efforts to free vehicles from ditches found them stuck behind falling trees. A snow plow was eventually able to lurch its way through the major debris and clear one lane for traffic.

A car on Highway 20 outside of Newport slid off the road and into a creek. LincolnCountyNews.com reports all occupants got out of the vehicle in good condition.

The central coast had already been hit by heavy winds during the day. Then as those died down, the rain turned to snow, covering up the already-very wet patches and creating more hazardous conditions.

In Lincoln City, Portland resident Tyrel Datwyler headed into town for a pool league tournament Monday night and reported seeing several cars having slid off the side of Highway 18. Later, he and numerous others in Lincoln City reported either power outages or power problems resulting in dimmed lights.

Numerous coastal locals talked about major issues in their area on Oregon Coast Beach Connection's Facebook page.

In Otis, Anne Cooper said the power was out for a while. Other residents said more than four inches had fallen in Lincoln City and that power surges were happening periodically.

Tony Van Meter said three inches of snow had hit Waldport and tree limbs were breaking left and right.

Some traffic delays happened on the routes to the coast, including Highway 18, Highway 26 and Highway 6. Highway 20 was eventually cleared after that wreck but is now closed near Toledo.

As of 5 a.m., the major problems seem to be waning along with the snowfall. No major advisories or warnings for snow have been issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), although it says some small dustings are possible in Portland, the Willamette Valley and even the north Oregon coast early Tuesday morning.

Some road closures still exist this morning along Highway 101, according to ODOT, including: Highway 20 near Toledo, and five miles east of Waldport on Highway 34, See the Oregon Coast Traffic Conditions and Coast Range page for full updates. Closures earlier at Yachats, Cape Foulweather and on Hwy 18 are now back open.

Even the coast range should be largely clear of problems. Some snow showers are possible along those routes in the morning but will turn to rain after 11 a.m. See more Oregon Coast Weather

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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.

Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events.

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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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

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
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.

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