Oregon Coast Notes: Air Service, Swap Meet
and Balloon Hunt
|Lincoln City has a lovely new rental home that's open for spring
(Oregon Coast) - Spring is shaping up to be something very
interesting on the coast. A massive swap meet in Astoria for marine items,
the second Annual Balloons Treasure Hunt in Pacific City and air service
between Portland, Newport and Astoria, as well as a nifty home rental
for spring break in Lincoln City are all a part of the picture.
Looking for more spring fun in the Three Capes Loop area?
The second annual Follow the Balloons Treasure Hunt, hosted
by the Pacific City Association, will be held Saturday, April 11, from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Register at the four-way stop at Brooten and Pacific in
the center of town. You will receive a map and basket. Follow the map
and balloons to collect items and tour the downtown. Each business on
the Treasure Map will have Easter Eggs for the kids. Adults will return
the map for a raffle ticket for each member business visited to put in
a drawing of their choice.
|Pacific City holds a treasure hunt in April.
Drawings for prizes that include art, lodging and dinning
will be held at 3 p.m. at the registration tent. You’ll find face
painting, music, the Easter Bunny and fun for all ages.
SeaPort Airlines has launched air service from Newport
and Astoria. It all starts this weekend with flights from Portland.
SeaPort Airlines launched commercial air service to Seattle
in June 2008 and has since added a route to Pendleton, Ore. With SeaPort,
customers can arrive 15 minutes before their flight, avoid the hassles
of TSA and enjoy on-site parking. The communities of Newport and Astoria
have not had scheduled air service in over a decade.
The first flight to Astoria departs from PDX at 9:35 a.m.,
arrives in Astoria at 10 a.m. A later flight runs from Astoria down to
Newport, and all planes are back in PDX by 3 p.m.
Astoria: Terminal Building at the Astoria Regional Airport,
off Hwy 101 in Warrenton.
Newport: City of Newport Municipal Airport, 135 SE 84th
Street, South Beach, Ore.
For more details about SeaPort Airlines, please visit www.seaportair.com
|Look for a marine swap meet in Astoria on May 16.
There’s a big ol’ swap meet for water sports
and fishing enthusiasts coming to Astoria in May.
May 16 brings the Boater’s Swap Meet to town, where
you can sell marine gear you no longer need, or buy fishing and boating
gear at an outstanding price.
Promoters call it a “bargain hunter’s dream.”
It’s a bit like a flea market at sea.
It's free to attend for buyers and sellers. Space to hawk
your wares is free as well.
Sellers are responsible for their own sales. Please bring
your own tables. Please clean up your area after the meet.
Boater’s Swap Meet happens 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the
Port of Astoria, 95 Hamburg Ave. Astoria, Oregon. (503) 325-4341
A1 Beach Rentals in Lincoln City has a spectacular
new home that just opened up for the hard-to-book spring break season.
It’s a four-bedroom beauty called the Jetty House that’s across
the street from the beach with a low beach access. Most homes are sealed
up for this sought-after time of beachy frivolity. It’s also a four-block
walk to the casino, and a steal at $175 a night. There is a virtual tour
on the website with a live booking calendar. www.a1beachrentals.com.
Rockaway Beach. 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.
523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938.
at Cannon Beach. 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. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At
Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.
Ocean Lodge. 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.
888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon.
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Cape Property Services.
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
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with
a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces,
decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials
that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com