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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

 

 

Two Days of Oregon Coast Fireworks: the Holiday in Waldport and Yachats

Published 07/06/2012

(Yachats, Oregon) – If you plan it right sometimes, you can engage in three days of fireworks and Independence Day celebrations along the Oregon coast, with Waldport on the third, the usual Fourth of July madness, and even July 5th at Pacific City some years. Few things beat that mix of salty sea air and big bombs bursting around you. (Above: Waldport's fireworks)

This wasn't the year for Pacific City to synch up, as they had theirs days earlier. And for now at least, it seems Depoe Bay has bowed out of the fireworks displays on the third due to a bird dispute in the area. But this year had plenty of glitter and glam in the skies for Waldport and Yachats, with both making quite the splash on their own.

July 3 is indeed a powerhouse for the tiny town of Waldport. A sizable portion of the crowds nest up on the bridge, but it seems most have lined up along the Bayshore area or on the other side of the bay someplace. These gargantuan flashes of color are fired off from an especially elongated stretch of sandy outcropping that's far enough into Alsea Bay that in the dark it looks like they're being shot off from a barge.

The tightly-bound hills and mountains surrounding the area cause the noise to thunder and bounce in some delightful ways, not unlike the display in Newport. The display is short but sweet, and still quite impressive, in spite of it not being of the magnitude of say, Seaside or Fort Vancouver.

On the Fourth of July, Yachats is a beehive of frenetic activity, yet still somehow remarkably laid back. During the day, they host the much-loved La De Da Parade, a cavalcade of small town Americana mixed with hefty doses of coastie quirkiness. A highlight here were the inventive Middle East-influenced electronica sounds (like the band Dead Can Dance in a better mood) and belly dancing held on 101 until about dark.

Yachats' display is a mighty one, especially if you're sitting up close to where they're being shot off. Frankly, we recommend being farther away – not near the main beach access where they're launched from, known as Yachats Recreation Area. Stay down along the bay, out near the blowhole on Yachats Ocean Road, or grab a spot down on the rocks (but away from the tide) a bit south of Smelt Sands.

From this vantage point, you could see the initial explosions that propel them and their massive flashes which briefly illuminate the surf beneath. No need for a flash here, as they are bright enough to freeze that beachy image in your camera.

The fireworks arc out at an angle and then explode with dazzling colors and ferocity. It's captivating. From this vantage point, behind them, you can also see the lights of the headland in the distance along with that swirling surf.

More images of Yachats' celebrations below. (Many more images at Oregon Coast Beach Connection Facebook page).

 

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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

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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