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39 vacation homes around Pacific City, all fully furnished and beachfront, 20 of which are pet friendly.

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.

A castle on the coast. Fine antiques, gourmet breakfast, luxury w/ ocean views, pet friendly. Social hour in the eve. Have to see to believe. East Ocean Rd., just north of the Arch Cape Tunnel. Arch Cape, Oregon (s. of Cannon Beach and Seaside). www.archcapehouse.com. 800-436-2848

For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

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

smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free.

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.

Some Curiosity Seekers Come to Oregon Coast After Tsunami Scare

Published 03/16/2011

(Oregon Coast) – The tsunami-like surges that hit the upper half of the Oregon coast – and presumably the actual tsunami waves that chomped at the extreme southern coast – have created a little bit of a tourism surge as well. But if it's been any help to regional businesses after numerous visitor cancellations is doubtful (above: Depoe Bay).

There's been a lot of buzz about the coast since the tsunami scare of last week, after a magnitude 9 earthquake in Japan created a tsunami wave that essentially dissipated by the time it reached the U.S. The more populated sections of the coast – from Florence to Astoria, the upper half – received no damage, except for a wave surge that crunched part of the harbor in Depoe Bay.

A storm surge in Seaside (photo Seaside Aquarium)

It was a non-event for all but a couple spots along the 360 miles of coastline, yet it has caused some unreasonable lingering fears and concerns, and yet some curiosity seekers. There were some reported cancellations at hotels and lodgings around the coast this weekend, and at least one hotelier has reported a cancellation for a reservation in July where the visitor cited “safety concerns.”

On the other hand, some are reporting a small surge of the curious to the coast, looking for something interesting to see along the beaches since the extra helping of waves.

In fact, both sides of this situation are wrong: there is nothing to fear on the coast, and nothing new to see. Although those visiting Brookings and Depoe Bay may get to glimpse some of the aftermath in the harbors.

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Oregon Coast Beach Connection encountered at least two Portlanders who came to the coast over the weekend to see if there was anything to gawk at. They were greeted by nasty weather and had to stick to indoor attractions.

The Cannon Beach Chamber reports receiving two calls from those wondering if there was anything new to check out since the tsunami scare. Some in Florence were reporting a brisker business over the weekend, partially because of the curious.

The Liberty Inn in Lincoln City said it had quite a rush, however.

“We had a huge amount of walk in’s on Friday due to the curiosity of our guests,” said general manager Tiffany Shaw. “On Thursday night we had about 30 rooms to sell for Friday, and by the end of the night Friday we only had 10 rooms to sell due to the curiosity seekers.”

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This doesn’t appear to be the norm, however, as the Lincoln City Visitors Center, among numerous others, reported visitors being spooked by the events of Friday morning and opting not to head to the coast. Whatever bump in tourism there was by curiosity seekers hasn’t counterbalanced the fearful.

On top of the unreasonable fears that some still have regarding this coastline, there is now a bit of a panic on the west coast of the U.S. regarding radiation from Japan. Authorities from Lincoln County actually had to issue a statement addressing this, saying there is absolutely no danger to the coastal region because of the great distance between here and the crisis in Japan.

There isn’t anything new to see on the beaches, either. Even if there was, it would’ve been created by this weekend’s stormy conditions and not any momentary surges that the tsunami created.

Keith Chandler, with Seaside Aquarium, said he’s been wandering some of the sands in the area and said they were pristine and unchanged.

“Nothing has washed up,” he said.

A shipwreck emerged briefly in Rockaway this winter because of erosion, but no such wave action has picked up enough along the coast since.

There didn’t appear to be any new and interesting erosion because of winter storms, either, like the kind that briefly revealed that ancient shipwreck in Rockaway Beach this season.

As to the fears that some people seem to have adopted about the coast, Chandler had little patience for that. He was quick to point out there is nothing different about the coast than there was in the weeks, days or years before this tsunami scare.

“There’s nothing to be afraid of on the coast,” Chandler said. “Just use common sense. After all, you’re heading to the Oregon coast – not Japan.”

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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.

Dozens of homes in that dreamy, rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the sea.

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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