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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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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Oregon Coast Aquarium: It Was a Very Good Year

Published 01/02/2010

A visitor samples wine at the 2009 Jellyfish Jubilee.  The event benefitted the Aquarium exhibits and education programs offering an evening of Northwest cuisine, wines, silent auction and live music.

(Newport, Oregon) – 2009 has been a memorable one for the Oregon Coast Aquarium, and as the new one begins the facility looks back and applauds the community and some of the area’s non-profit organizations with whom it collaborated in 2009.

“The Aquarium is a non profit facility itself, and relies on visitor-related revenues, grants, and donations to finance our annual operations,” said Carrie Lewis, Director of Marketing. “We understand the challenges of raising funds to accomplish a mission, so we want to thank the community and acknowledge some of the organizations we worked with in 2009.”

Some of the Aquarium’s collaborations with other non-profits included:

Agate Beach

Agate Beach Cleanup - Aquarium staff  teamed up with SOLV, The Surfrider Foundation and Thompson’s Sanitary for the annual spring and fall beach cleanup at Agate Beach.

Hospitality Days - The Aquarium offered Lincoln County hospitality employees free admission to the Aquarium during the fifth annual Hospitality Days May 1 - 21. Employees at hotels, motels, restaurants and gas stations got in for free and brought 2 guests for half price admission each.

Fisheries Day - The Oregon Coast Aquarium combined resources with Oregon Sea Grant and the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) to offer Fisheries Day August 16. The event offered information about our local fisheries and samples of crab, shrimp, albacore tuna, salmon and sablefish.

The aquarium's Passages of the Deep

Stuff a Bus - The Oregon Coast Aquarium and KYTE-FM  teamed up for the annual “Stuff-a-Bus” in the Walmart Parking lot, collecting and filling a school bus with  school supplies for local area schools.

The 2009 Oyster Cloyster - The annual event at the Aquarium raised funds for the Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) Aquarium Science Program.  An evening of indulgence in exotic oyster appetizers and other dishes creatively prepared by professional chefs helped fund OCCC Aquarium Science program and materials.

Educational Outreach – Oregon Coast Aquarium educators embarked on a new season of outreach, bringing marine science programs to schools in counties all over Oregon and southwest Washington. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade learned about fascinating topics from whales and invertebrates to sharks and marine mammals.

One of two turkey vultures that were debuted at Oregon Coast Aquarium in October.

Halloween Harvest Festival - The Aquarium’s Turkey Vulture Exhibit opened Halloween Day, during the Halloween Harvest Festival. The event teamed up with the News-Times to collect food donations for Food Share of Lincoln County. Together, they collected 8,280 pounds of food and $1,156.00 in donations to help feed the hungry of Lincoln County.

School Liaison Partnership Coordinator - A new position was created to assist teachers with offering marine science in their classrooms. Chicago native Rachael Goetzelman was selected to work with project partners, Oregon Sea Grant and the Lincoln County School District to make ocean literacy an integral part of the curriculum objective.

Dollar Week - The Aquarium thanked the community for continuing support in 2009 by offering residents of Lincoln County “Dollar Week,” November 8 – 14 with Aquarium admission reduced to $1.

Holidays at the aquarium.

Sea of Lights – The Aquarium’s annual holiday celebration, December 4 and 5, drew 2,726 people, and collected 5,100 pounds of food for Food Share of Lincoln County.

Memorable moments for the Oregon Coast Aquarium in 2009:

Aquarium attendance held steady in 2009, despite difficult economic conditions.

Original gyotaku prints by acclaimed local artist Bruce Koike were exhibited in Passages of the Deep, complementing the Aquarium fish swimming nearby.

Oddwater, an exhibit built by Aquarium staff, continued to draw national attention for its unique combination of unusual creatures of the ocean and blown glass art from The Edge Art Gallery in South Beach.

Freaky fish were de riguer at the aquarium this year.

In August, the Aquarium announced the appointment of Gary Gamer as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Gamer, from Eugene, brought 25 years of leadership experience with statewide, national and international nonprofit organizations.

An unusual art form found its way to the Aquarium. Colorful paintings and flipper prints by artists Max and Lea, two California sea lions, helped fund animal care at the Aquarium. The story of the sea lion artists traveled around the world in newspapers, magazines and television news.

The Aquarium held the second annual Jellyfish Jubilee: A Celebration of Food and Wine September 19. The event benefitted the Aquarium exhibits and education programs offering an evening of Northwest cuisine, wines, silent auction and live music.

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.

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.

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.
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
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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