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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.

A cuddly pet- and family-friendly beauty that boasts a host of complimentary fun stuff like beach games, beach chairs and bikes for carousing around town on, among other things. Immaculate rooms - great sense of fun and quirkiness. Free wi-fi. There are also free movies. Small pet fee.

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.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free.

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

Free, fresh baked cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River. Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players; movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa, and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial occasion packages

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.

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For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

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


Summer Camps Sizzle at Oregon Coast Aquarium

Family Sleepovers are among the summer camps being offered at the Oregon Coast Aquarium this summer. Photo by Cindy Hanson, Oregon Coast Aquarium

(Newport, Oregon) - It's a way to not only beat the heat, but give the little ones a lot of something to do.

Summer camp season is in full swing at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, with a variety of fascinating and fun day camps for all age groups and families. Children, young adults and families can choose one or more camps that include activities like boat trips, shrimp slurping, seining, games and crafts.

Throughout the summer, Aquarium camps run Monday through Friday. Each day, campers are dropped off at the Aquarium at 9 a.m. and picked up at 3 p.m. (or noon for pre-schoolers). Campers are asked to bring a bag lunch and snack for a day of exploring the Aquarium, meeting husbandry staff and getting close to the animals. For more information or to register call (541) 867-3474 ext. 5301. A complete schedule is available on the Aquarium website at www.aquarium.org .

All events happen at the Aquarium: 2820 SE Ferry Slip Road. Newport, Oregon.

July 20-24. Youth Adventure Travel Camp, Grades 4 – 6. Explore the Oregon coast in search of predator-prey relationships. Tidepools, sandy beach, estuary, forest and the open ocean (by boat) are just a few ecosystems visited.

July 20 – 24. Oceans of Fun, Ages 4 & 5. Search for baby animals in the bay and estuary, encounter some of the Aquarium's younger residents, sing songs, play games, and make aquatic works of art.

July 27 – 31. Water Worlds, Grades 1 and 2. Through hands-on investigation, outdoor exploration, games, art, and animal encounters, campers will learn to compare animals on land to the animals of the sea.

August 3 – 7. Eco-Explorers, Grades 3 – 4. Campers learn about their relationship with the ocean as they explore the bay, estuary, and open ocean, go behind the scenes at the aquarium to have some close encounters with the animal kind, and participate in fun and exciting hands-on-activities!

August 8. Family Sleepover  6 p.m. – 9 a.m. Ages 7 and up. Fall asleep to the sights of the sharks and fish swimming overhead in the Passages of the Deep tunnels. Educators take campers on a scavenger hunt and provide a fun and hands-on experience. Dinner, snack, and light breakfast are included.

August 10-14. Youth Adventure Travel Camp, Grades 7 – 9.Campers explore the Oregon coast and learn about life cycles. Kayak to a beaver lodge, go on the ocean in search of the grey whale and delve into a tide pool.

August 10 – 14. Oceanology, Grades 5 – 6. Discover what’s happening at the Aquarium and local estuaries while learning all about the ocean’s many habitats.  Campers will get their hands dirty and feet wet trekking through the mud collecting creatures and investigating animals in the Aquarium.

August 17-21. Youth Adventure Travel Camp, Grades 4 - 6 . Explore the Oregon coast in search of predator-prey relationships. Tidepools, sandy beach, estuary, forest and the open ocean (by boat) are just a few ecosystems visited.

August 17 – 21. Oceans of Fun, Ages 4 & 5. The ocean is filled with some of the tiniest to the most enormous animals on this planet.  Find out how humans size up to critters while exploring the aquarium, singing songs, playing games and making aquatic works of art.

August 21. Sea Squirts: Winged Wonders, 2 &3 yr. olds with parents. This class will explore the winged world of the Oregon coast through songs, games, crafts, and Aquarium visits.

August 24 – 28. Water Worlds, Grades 1 and 2. Through hands-on investigation, outdoor exploration, games, art, and animal encounters, campers will learn to compare animals on land to the animals of the sea.

August 24 – 28. Aquarium Internship Camp, Grades 10 – 12. Learn how to give a dental exam to a 500-pound California sealion or to feed a five foot shark. Campers will go behind the scenes at the Aquarium and discover if they have what it takes to work with animals at an aquarium.

September 4. Family Adventure Travel Camp, Ages 6 and up. A chance to go kayaking, tidepooling, exploring behind-the-scenes at the Aquarium, sleeping with the sharks and more.

September 4. Family Sleepover, Ages 7 and up. Fall asleep to the sights of the sharks and fish swimming overhead in the Passages of the Deep tunnels. Educators take campers on a scavenger hunt and provide a fun and hands-on experience. Dinner, snack, and breakfast are included.

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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.
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.

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.
the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.
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.

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
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.
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.


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