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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.

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 Coast Crew Responds to Dead Whale on Washington Beach

Published 03/22/2014

(Seaside, Oregon) - A 27-foot Gray Whale washed up onshore on a southern Washington beach this week, and crews from the Seaside Aquarium on the north Oregon coast and the Cascadia Research group responded to the scene. Aquarium crew members helped secure the area to keep the public from getting too close.

All photos here by Tiffany Boothe of Seaside Aquarium.

The animal had been dead for some time, said Seaside Aquarium's Tiffany Boothe. It washed ashore north of Long Beach, Washington, near the Klipson Beach approach.

“Though this may be a unique opportunity to see a whale, please remember that dead marine mammals can they carry diseases and it is also a federal crime to remove any parts from a marine mammal,” Boothe said.

Dead mammals on beaches also pose health risks to pets.

Aquarium manager Keith Chandler said authorities have not removed the whale and have so far left it to the birds to pick apart. The beach where it washed up is also quite remote, leaving little chance of causing a health issue.

Boothe said the Cascadia Research group took some tissue samples for analysis. Among the finds sampled – which are present on every whale – include the Gray Whale Barnacle and Whale Lice.

A Gray Whale Barnacle (Cryptolepas rhachianecti) is a species of barnacle which grow/live only on Gray Whales. See photo below.

Whale Lice are not quite like they sound. They are parasites that are actually about the size of a quarter and not of the kind that humans or other mammals get. They live on the whale and feed on the skin and damaged tissue of the whale. See photo below.

Boothe said up to 1000 of these parasites have been found on a single gray whale. Schools of small fish (mainly topsmelt) will pick at the barnacles and whale lice encrusting the whale's skin.

It is currently right in the middle of Whale Watch Week on the Oregon coast as the grays are currently migrating up the coast to their summer feeding grounds in Alaska.

Gray whale barnacle.

Whale's baleen, which is used to filter food through.

Gray whale lice. More about Oregon coast science - more about Oregon coast whales.

 

 

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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.

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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