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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.

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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

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

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.

 

 

More Wacky Science from N. Oregon Coast and Seaside Aquarium

Published 12/03/2013

(Seaside, Oregon) – There is never a dull day at the north Oregon coast's Seaside Aquarium, it seems. If something wacky isn't washing onshore then the aquarium is dealing with a brand new surprise in one of its tanks. Or in the case of November, there was also some international fame involved. All photos courtesy Seaside Aquarium. Above: Lumpsuckers are the new feature at the aquarium.

Late in October, A beautiful common snipe came to the attention of the aquarium. He or she was found on the beach, apparently injured and in need of some medical attention. Educational specialist Tiffany snapped a couple pics of the little creature waiting for a ride to the Wildlife Center of the North Coast near Astoria.

Earlier in November, two injured surf scoters came through the aquarium.

“Looking drastically different from each other, the photograph on the left is a female surf scoter and the photograph on the right is a male,” said Boothe.

They too were sent to the wildlife center shortly after.

“Good luck little sea ducks,” Boothe said after they left.

If you were watching the National Geographic Channel on Wednesday, November 27, you may have seen a familiar face or two. The show “Jobs That Bite” featured a necropsy done here in Oregon of a harbor seal. The show, led by Jeremy Brandt, featured the aquarium's Jason Hussa in a segment about the Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the work of Dr. Debbie Duffield of Portland State University.

Hussa helped Duffield in her work in that episode.

It's part of the network's job to deal with harbor seals, California Sea Lions and other sea mammals that need attention on the beaches of the Oregon coast, or to figure out why they died to keep an eye the local population. The aquarium often assists Duffield in this way.

Finally, if you're looking for a touch of alien life right out of the Sy-Fy Network – but without the cheese of Sharknado – there is something Ridley Scott-esque growing at the Seaside Aquarium right now.

The facility's Oregon Tritons are laying eggs now, which means some wild little sights there.

“This monstrous snail is the largest snail in the Pacific Northwest region, its shell can reach up to 6 inches in height,” Boothe said. “These guys are highly carnivorous and feed on various invertebrates.”

Boothe said the pairing of tritons occurs from spring to the end of July. After mating, the female triton will lay the eggs on a vertical surface. The eggs are placed in rectangular capsules in a spiral pattern.

“Tritons will brood their eggs for a period of eight to nine weeks, until all are hatched to protect them from being eaten by other invertebrates,” Boothe said. “The eggs, or 'sea corn,' are laid one by one in an ever-widening circle.”

Each capsule contains 1,600 to 2,000 eggs.

Boothe said these larvae of the triton are pelagic and are referred to as veligers, a form of planktonic larvae.

Also, more Lumpsuckers have shown up at the Seaside Aquarium. These are somewhere between the Aliens flicks and Dr. Suess, and more colorful than many sea creatures you'll find at regional aquarium. They manage to be a bit freaky and cute at the same time. More of those below.

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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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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
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