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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.

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

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.

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers for November

Published 12/06/2012

(Depoe Bay, Oregon) – Late October and much of November did not produce a lot of whale sightings at the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, but things did start improving, according to the numbers recently released. (Whale photo above by Seaside Aquarium)

From October 28 to November 10 there were absolutely no whale sightings at the center itself, but they did note others had seen some.

“Another quiet week of whale watching,” a Whale Watch Center spokesman said in mid-November. “We have had only a few visitors report a few sightings in the area but we haven't spotted any in Depoe Bay for the last two weeks.”

Weather certainly played a part and the center is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. But the center noted at least six separate groups of sea lions were seen through the bay on November 3, and November 4 produced a great “wave watching day.”

The next set of two week reports did not start off well, either, with no whales spotted until November 15 – but the center was closed two days that first week. November 11 found an interesting sighting of sea lions at the buoy that sits about a half-mile offshore.

On November 15, the center reported “finally a whale!”

November 16 saw two whales. “We were able to see both spouts at the same time - so definitely two,” the Whale Watch Center said.

November 17 found one gray whale sighting in the morning, and the center noted the spouting horns at Depoe Bay were putting on quite a show.

No whales were spotted the next day, and the center was closed the following two days. The day before Thanksgiving, November 21, there was one gray whale seen near the half-mile buoy for about two hours.

The center was closed for Thanksgiving and the following day saw extremely rough seas and huge swells, which of course hides the whales, if there are any out there.

On November 24, they watched two whales feeding in the bay for about three hours.

More about Depoe Bay lodging and dining below, as well as the whale stats.

 
DAY DATE GRAYS  OTHER NOTES
Sun 10/28 0 0 No whales… :-(
Mon 10/29 c c Whale Center Closed
Tues 10/30 c c Whale Center Closed
Wed 10/31 0 0 Another quiet day for whale watching.
Thurs 11/1 0 0  
Fri 11/2 0 0  
Sat 11/3 0 0 At least 6 separate groups of sea lions porpoising through bay!  No whales…
Sun 11/4 0 0 Great wave watching!
Mon 11/5 c c Whale Center Closed
Tues 11/6 c c Whale Center Closed
Wed 11/7 0 0  
Thurs 11/8 0 0 A few pelicans migrating through!
Fri 11/9 0 0  
Sat 11/10 0 0  

DAY DATE GRAYS OTHER NOTES
Sun 11/11 0 0 Sea lions on the 1/2 mile buoy most of the day. No whales…
Mon 11/12 c c Whale Center Closed
Tues 11/13 c c Whale Center Closed
Wed 11/14 0 0
Thurs 11/15 1 0 Finally a whale!
Fri 11/16 2 0 We were able to see both spouts at the same time - so definitely 2!
Sat 11/17 1 0 1 Gray whale in the morning. Spouting horns were putting on a spectacular show!
Sun 11/18 0 0 Very windy and 22 foot seas
Mon 11/19 c c Whale Center Closed
Tues 11/20 c c Whale Center Closed
Wed 11/21 1 0 one whale near half mile buoy - 2 hours
Thurs 11/22 c c Happy Thanksgiving!
Fri 11/23 0 0 very windy, rainy and rough
Sat 11/24 2 0 2 whales half mile buoy- 3 hours-feeding

 

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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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