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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.

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.


Oregon Coast Picks of the Week, Father's Day Weekend

Published 06/14/2010

One of the antique trains in Garibaldi will be hosting a barbecue on the rails this weekend.

(Oregon Coast) – With weather predicted to be spectacular over this weekend, there's oodles to do with Dad and other loved ones on the beaches. Immerse yourself in reggae, there’s a barbecue train ride aboard an antique railcar, hang out with freaky creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, take in classical music in Lincoln City, or bring the kids to a week’s worth of free summer camps in Waldport. The big sandcastle festival happens in Cannon Beach, as does the monstrous muscle car festival in Seaside, along with the special dinner possibilities at various restaurants on the coast.

Wheeler, one of the stops along the barbecue train.

Father's Day Dinner Train. Take a ride with Dad on an antique train this Saturday, June 19. But this time, there’s a fancy feast on the rails.

The Oregon Coast Explorer departs Garibaldi at 6:16, heading to Wheeler and then back with a special “Barbecue Train” for the day.  Along the way, you’ll dig views of Tillamook Bay, Nehalem Bay and the ocean. It’s a three-hour round trip at $69 per person.

First course is smoked salmon dip with accompaniments. Then green salad. Third course is barbecue chicken and boneless pork spareribs, potato salad and baked beans. It ends with cheesecake and fresh berries. Soft drink and hot beverages. Beer and wine for purchase. 503-842-7972.

June 15 – 20. Soundwaves Music Festival in Lincoln City. Featuring renowned soloists, concerts and a dinner theater concert. Cost: $25 - $125. Chapel by the Sea. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-5600.

June 19. 46th Cannon Beach Sandcastle Day/Festival. Thousands gather to watch professionals create sandy masterpieces. The sculpting begins at 9:30 a.m., as various categories from masters to kids hit the beach at staggered times. Judging of works happens until around 1:30 p.m. Low tide is around noon. High tide happens at 7:41, when many of the works will be taken away by the surf. Checking it all out is free. Cannon Beach, Oregon. 503-436-2623.

June 18 - 19. Seaside Muscle ‘n’ Chrome. Poker run, Show ‘n’ Shine, downtown beach party w/ BBQ, downtown cruise and awards ceremonies. Draws thousands of spectators and vehicles each year. Seaside, Oregon. www.seasidedowntown.com. 503-717-1914.

Father’s Day Weekend, Family Sleepover at Oregon Coast Aquarium - June 19. Families are invited to spend the night in the Passages of the Deep tunnels. Eat pizza, go on a scavenger hunt, and participate in fun, hands-on activities. Then, you’ll settle down with a late night snack and be lulled to sleep by the smooth moves of the beautiful creatures of the sea. Wake up with cereal, juice, coffee, tea and fruit to energize for a behind-the-scenes look at how the birds, seals and seal lions are fed by the husbandry staff. Please register at least two weeks in advance by calling (541) 867-3474 ext. 5301. 6 p.m. – 9 a.m. Ages 4 and up. $50 members, $55 non-members. Oregon Coast Aquarium. South Beach (across the bay from Newport, Oregon). www.aquarium.org.

Nehalem Bay Winery.

Reggae Festival on North Coast This Weekend. On Saturday, June 19, it’s the winery’s famed Juneteenth Reggae Festival, celebrating the day slaves were finally freed in Texas.

This year’s artist is Earl and the Reggae All Stars. Food is at 5 p.m. and features their famed barbecue dinners. Music begins at 6 p.m. Cover is $5.

Nehalem Bay Winery is on Highway 53, just outside of Wheeler, on the north coast (one mile from the Highway 101 junction). 503-368-9463. www.nehalembaywinery.com

Free Summer Camps in Waldport, Yachats Area. During the week, this summer camp is free. “A Summer to Remember Day Camp.” Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For ages 5 to 14. One week of arts, crafts, reading, garden and fun. They take place at the Waldport Community Learning Center, located at Hwy 34 & Bay St. in Waldport, Oregon. All programs are free. Donations are gladly accepted. 541.563.7323.


More About Oregon Coast lodging.....

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.

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.

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

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

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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