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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.

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

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.

 

Three Weather Facts Oregon Coast Officials Won't Tell You

Published 09/14/2011

(Oregon Coast) – Sometimes, tourism officials on the coast aren't really aware of certain aspects of that area or its relationship to the valley because they've been living there so long. It's not that coastal locals are unwilling to impart information or are forgetful about some parts of a visit to the Oregon coast, it's simply because they're around these conditions every moment and may not notice (above: Astoria during a balmy second summer eve).

Thus, there are a few things you need to know about a visit to the Oregon coast you probably won't hear from visitor centers - things about weather that will surprise you.

Similar Skies Between Coast and Valley. One long-standing myth about visiting the Oregon coast is that if it's sunny inland, it's dreary or drizzly on the coast – and vice versa.

Not true.

Although that perception is a bit more understandable during summer because if the valley is baking in 90-degree heat or higher, those weather systems tend to suck ocean air and create fog on the beaches. So you get more foggy, apparently opposite conditions on the coast.

Cannon Beach

The fact is the coast – more often than not – shares the same weather systems as Portland, Salem, Eugene, Medford, etc. Indeed, cloudy conditions or sunny systems often come rolling in from the west, so the beaches will get them first.

Granted, this isn't all the time, and there are other varying factors. This translates to if you want to know what the weather is like on the beach, you're often getting a preview if you're in the I-5 corridor.

Since the coast is more temperate than the valley, it's much less likely to go outside a 20-degree range. During the winter that's 30's to 50's and summer that's around the 40s to 60's. So keep in mind that summer it's going to be a cooler version of what you see inland, and in winter it's often a little warmer.

The coast has its exaggerating factors, however. Windy in the valley will mean extra windy on the coast. The same goes for rain and other storm components. Those wild, weather mood swing days of spring where rain alternates with sun are greatly exaggerated on the coast.

Then there are definitely instances where the east winds whipping through the Gorge and Portland don't hit the coast, and the opposite conditions are in place again.

Depoe Bay

However, by and large, you can often get an idea what you're going to find for coastal weather by looking at conditions inland. It's true whether you're heading to Cannon Beach, Seaside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Newport, Yachats or Bandon.

Second Summer. Indeed, this one is played a bit up more as the facts are coming to the foreground more in recent years.

September and early October are typically the warmest times of the year on the coast. Thanks to a variety of weather conditions that have piled up in combination over the summer – and the fact that inland Oregon has cooled off – there are less temperature differences between the coast and the valley areas. Those differences in summer drive things like fog on the coast, but with those gone you get a greater number of warm, blue sky and windless days.

Statistics show this, and it's often quite spectacular. These conditions last through mid October – usually. Then more wintry, stormy weather kicks in. But many years find these warm, mild days lasting well into a couple days before Halloween.

This is also the time of year when visitor numbers drop off sharply, leaving great deals at lodgings, fairly empty roads and deserted beaches. Word is getting out more and more each year, so these aspects seem to be waning as demand for these beaches under sunny conditions shoots upward.

Between Yachats and Florence

The “Secret Spring” of February. One very little known pleasantry about the coast is that February can feature up to as many as 14 days of extremely warm, sunny and cloudless skies – like the Second Summer transported to February. These occur in between the more tempestuous days that are typical of this time of year. They're not consecutive: they happen throughout the month, and usually around ten days of this weather.

You get a series of conditions and days that are fairly windless, often clear blue skies, and temps in the 50's and even high 60's. Once you get out on the beaches or away from any wind, it can suddenly feel really balmy at times.

What's really interesting is that the valley can be freezing and frosty but with sunny skies, and this often translates to nicer weather on the beaches.

The reason is because of the coast's temperate climate reacting to the slow warming of this region and longer days. Since the coast doesn't vary nearly as much as parts of inland Oregon, those sunny skies in the valley – even if it's around 30 degrees – can create stunning balmy conditions on the beaches.

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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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