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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.

Generously appointed rooms or spacious two-room suites. Continental breakfast. Heated salt-water pool and spa, fitness room, high-speed Internet, some Jacuzzi spas and ADA accessibility. Some pet friendly. Business and meeting facilities. Catering services available.

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

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

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

 

 

 

 

Yachats Festival Mushrooms On Oregon Coast This Weekend

 

Covering 180 miles of Oregon coast travel: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats & Florence.

10/17/08

Secrets of the Season

Yachats Festival Mushrooms On Oregon Coast This Weekend

Mushrooms will be the focus this weekend in Yachats

(Yachats, Oregon) - Yachats is calling all fun-guys and fun-gals to its 9th annual Village Mushroom Fest, to be held this weekend, Friday night through Sunday. This three-day culinary and nature lovers event promises superb food and exceptional opportunities to learn from leading mycologists about the role of mushrooms in forest ecology - all free of charge. The festival includes 20 expert led mushroom walks, four one-hour mushroom talks, a workshop teaching how to grow your own oyster mushrooms, fungi books and arts, a beautiful slideshow of more than 300 mushrooms, culinary mushroom markets, and live entertainment with the emphasis on fun! Proceeds from this year's festival will benefit the Yachats Community Health Clinic.

The end of the 804 Trail in Yachats

The festival opens Friday night at 6 p.m. with the popular Yachats Village Fungi Feast. This year’s theme is "Medi-Moroccan" with magnificent mushroom dishes prepared by Yachats restaurant chefs, fiery live music by the Burning Truth Tribe, belly dancers, a tantalizing desserts auction and a silent auction. The cost is $30. Tickets may be purchased at the Yachats Visitors Center, 800-929-0477, 541-547-3530, or email [email protected] The dinner is held at the Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 and W 4th St.

During the whole weekend, Yachats restaurants will continue offering mushroom dishes, and mushroom books and arts can be found at local shops and galleries.

The wild, rugged oceanfront of Yachats

On Friday afternoon and all day Saturday, look under the big tent in front of Yachats Village Market at Hwy 101 and W 4th St. for a cultivated culinary mushrooms market, mushroom facts, and delicious samples of grilled mushrooms. Unified Grocers Mushroom buyer and produce managers will be available to answer questions. The tent is sponsored by Yachats' Village Market, Ostrum Mushrooms & Unified Grocers.

Saturday offers a speakers forum, entitled “Ecology for Everyone”, in Rm. 3 of the Yachats Commons. Hours are 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., with a lunch break from 12:30 – 1 p.m. The forum includes one-hour scientific presentations for the general public by renowned mycologists Drs. Dan Luoma and Nancy Weber, both from the Corvallis OSU Dept. of Forest Ecosystems & Society; Dave Pilz, Consultant and Writer, PilzWald – Forest Applications of Mycology; and Dr. Steven Carpenter, Abbey Lane Labs, Philomath.

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At 3:30 p.m. in the Picnic Shelter behind the Yachats Commons, Dr. Carpenter - joined by Dave Pilz and Kim Kittredge of Northwest Mycological Consultants - will lead a workshop for the general public teaching how to grown your own oyster mushrooms. The workshop has a $1 fee to cover cost of materials. Bring a $1 bill as they cannot make change.

Between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday you can find a delicious lunch of mushroom pizza in the Commons Kitchen. Salad and desserts will also be available. This is an annual benefit for the Yachats Youth & Family Activities Program, which serves all of South Lincoln County.

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

Enjoy wine tasting on Saturday at two Yachats wine bars: at The Wine Place from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Hwy 101 & W 4th St.), and at the Yachats Wine Trader from 2 - 5 p.m., (Hwy 101 & Ocean View Dr.).

On Saturday and Sunday, view Educational Displays and an extensive native forest Fungi Exhibit in Room 8 of the Yachats Commons (N side of building by Bank of the West). The displays are provided and staffed by the Lincoln County Mycological Society, Cascade Mycological Society, and the North American Truffling Society, and will include fresh examples of both edible and toxic wild mushrooms, posters, books and other materials presenting current research on the ecology of wild mushrooms. You also have an opportunity to ask questions and chat about fungi with people who love and know them.

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The Harvest Farmers’ Market, - the last Yachats Farmers Market of the season - will be held at the Yachats Commons on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This indoor/outdoor market will feature fresh local produce, fresh and dried native forest fungi, mushroom food, and local arts and crafts.

Join a mushroom walk at Cape Perpetua, just two miles south of Yachats. Over the weekend, twenty guided mushroom walks of all levels - introductory, intermediate and advanced - will leave from the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center. These happen on Saturday between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and on Sunday between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

During the festival weekend, sign up for walks at the front desk of the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center: in person or by phone, (541) 547-3289.

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There will be no advance registration for the walk. You must arrive at least 10 minutes before the scheduled walk time.

Walks will be led by professional and amateur mycologists, forest ecologists and naturalists. Walks are held on excellent easy trails in the spectacular coastal mature and old growth forest of Cape Perpetua. Outdoor clothing, sturdy walking shoes/boots, and rainwear are advised. There is some limited handicapped accessibility. Self-guided walks are also possible during festival weekend.

While at the Cape, stop at the visitor center’s theater to watch a Fungi Slideshow produced by OSU doctoral candidate Matt Trappe. The slideshow includes over 300 color images with each mushroom’s scientific name and common name identified.

There will be free shuttle service both days between Yachats & the Cape Perpetua Trails. If you choose not take the free shuttle from town, please note there is limited parking at Cape Perpetua and a $5 parking fee (or) you may display your Oregon Coast Passport or Siuslaw National Forest Passport. Passports may be purchased at Cape Perpetua Visitors Center.

Guided Mushroom Walks, Talks and Exhibits are free and open to the public. Visit www.yachats.org or call 1-800-929-0477.

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.
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.

Tradewinds Motel, 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. www.tradewinds-motel.com


Inn 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.

The 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. www.theoceanlodge.com


Arch 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 sea.
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 866-436-1607.

 

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