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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.

Cannon Beach Fultano's. Delivers to hotels; slices for lunch. Find all the regular pizza favorites as well as gourmet varities, including seafood, linguica, teriyacki chicken and even a sauce made of mashed grapes. Amazing homemade soups. Pasta dishes out of this world, with now-famous recipe, stellar meatballs. Homemade lasagna. All affordable in family-friendly atmosphere that is also romantic.

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

 



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Baby Seals, local history, nature news, beach finds, marine science, more. Find out what the Seaside Aquarium has been up to all these years.

 



 

 

Lincoln City's Looking Glass Inn Has One Serious View to Oregon Coast Wilds a...
Overlooking Siletz Bay, views to some crazy storm action and harbor seals. Lincoln City lodging, hotel reviews

Letting the Wild Find You on Oregon Coast: Bears, Elk, Seals Right Now
Black bears are quite active now, eating for as long as 20 hours a day

Leptospirosis Affecting Many Sea Lions on Oregon Coast: Watch Your Dogs
The contagious bacterial infection of the kidneys has returned. Sciences

Gobs of Jellyfish on Oregon Coast, Some Ouchy - and One Globster
A rather sizable run of interesting creatures have been washing up. Marine sciences

Cox Rock, Near Florence, an Oregon Coast Puzzle in History, Geology, Sightseeing
One mysterious rock island, a connection to Sea Lion Caves. Travel tips, S. coast

Hatfield Marine Science Center Features Live Oregon Coast Shark Event
Science on Tap series on October 5 a night of sharks. Newport events

N. Oregon Coast Crew Deals With Stranded Shark on S. Washington Coast ? Alive...
It proved to be a bit of a show for some folks. Marine sciences

Sharks of Washington Coast / Oregon Coast: Beach Stranding, Research Landmarks
Impromptu dissection at Long Beach and a research pact from Cali to Washington. Sciences

Sea Lion Caves' Financial Gift to Another Central Oregon Coast Attraction
August 26 is a day of whooping it up in Florence

90 Years of Oregon Coast's Sea Lion Caves Celebrated at Florence's History Mu...
Party in Florence on Aug. 26. Florence events

Fur Seal Rescued from Central Oregon Coast Beach, Recovering at Aquarium
The Guadalupe fur seal was found on Salishan Spit, entangled in debris. Marine sciences

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Injured Woman from South Oregon Coast Beach - Video
The woman fell from a rock at Bandon's Face Rock area

Body of Sevengill Shark Washes Up on N. Oregon Coast, Providing Education Opp...
A broadnose sevengill shark, a female, about 120 pounds and 8.7 feet long. Marine sciences

Oregon Coast Wildlife Officials: Don't Kidnap Wildlife
It's not just baby seals you'll have to watch out for. Sciences

Nemo the Sea Lion Arrives at Oregon Coast Aquarium
Nemo is a bit of a rescue from California but is now an elder. Newport events, travel tips, Depoe Bay

Cannon Beach Events: Meet the Sharks of the Oregon Coast
A look at the legendary beasties on February 9.

Baby Elephant Seals May Create A Giant Surprise On South Oregon Coast
Northern elephant seals begin pupping season any time now. Sciences

Injured Sea Otter on Central Oregon Coast May Have Shark Bites
Oregon Coast Aquarium is trying to nurse it back to health. Newport, marine sciences

Rogue Sea Lion Roams Lincoln City Streets - Central Oregon Coast
A female sea lion wandered onto a roadway in the Taft district

Oregon Crew Tries to Rescue Sea Turtle on Washington Coast. Did Humans Interf...
Reminder that injured sea turtles may be washing up. Marine sciences

Two Olive Ridley Sea Turtles Found Barely Alive on Oregon Coast
Both Seaside Aquarium and Oregon Coast Aquarium dealt with them. Marine Sciences

Fun 'n Funky Science Finds on Oregon Coast: Mola Mola and Salmon Shark
Mola mola winding up in the Columbia River and a salmon shark near Cannon Beach. Marine science

Right Under Your Feet: Glowing Jellyfish Wash Up on Oregon Coast
The Crystal jelly (Aequorea victoria) has been piling up on the central coast. Marine Sciences

Cue the Goofy Song: Baby Sharks Coming to N. Oregon Coast
Facility Seaside Aquarium's Swell sharks recently laid eggs. Marine science

Fur Seal, Caught in Net, Rescued on N. Oregon Coast, Arch Cape
Seaside Aquarium had to rescue a Guadalupe fur seal that was entangled in a net. Marine sciences

'Barnacle Bill' Seal Makes a Splash Around Oregon Coast for Two Weeks
One elephant seal had a few public adventures and even got the name Barnacle Bill. Sciences

84 Years of N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Aquarium Filled with Twists, Turns
The Seaside Aquarium opened its doors on May 25, 1937. History

Baby Seals Popping Up Around Washington / Oregon Coast - Caution Advised
Time again for Oregon officials to issue the warning; where to watch them safely on the south coast

Explained: Strangely Colored Tides of Oregon / Washington Coast in Blue, Pink...
Ever walk the beach and discover the waves or the sea foam are a weird color? Marine sciences, Seaside Aquarium

Rarity on Oregon Coast Beaches, Sevengill Shark Washes Up at Gearhart
Broadnose Sevengill shark, about six feet long: only seen on beaches about every ten years. Marine sciences, Seaside Aquarium

A Rundown of Jelly-Like Salps of Oregon, Washington Coasts
A salp: it's sort'a see-through, it's blobby, it's gelatinous in a way. Marine sciences

Now Is Seal Pup Season on Oregon / Washington Coast: Leave Them Alone
Give them plenty of space and do not touch, say experts. Sciences

Road Work Closes Part of Hwy 101 on Oregon Coast Between Florence, Yachats
Closed for up to a week as crews build a retaining wall; an accident there injured a worker

Seaside Aquarium Reopens | Other Oregon Coast, Portland-Area Counties Lowered
More of the Oregon coast and the Portland metro area are opening back up again as state officials ease up COVID restrictions

The Striking, Brightly-Colored Nudibranchs of Oregon / Washington Coast Tidep...
One wild little beastie wears not only a myriad of bright, striking shades but incredible and different forms as well. Marine sciences, Seaside Aquarium

Oregon Crew Responds to Dolphin on Washington Coast
North Oregon coast's Seaside Aquarium responding to the scene to retrieve the body

Guadalupe Fur Seal Found Thin, Distressed on N. Oregon Coast; Rescued (Video)
Now, the plan is to get him back into shape and back to his native waters. Seaside Aquarium. Marine sciences

Entire Oregon Coast Under New COVID Restrictions; Hotels, Beaches Unaffected
Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport and Seaside Aquarium are forced to close again. South coast, Florence, Yachats, Depoe Bay, Waldport, Lincoln City, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Astoria

Two Aquariums on Oregon Coast Re-Open, Washington Not Yet
Oregon Coast Aquarium and Seaside Aquarium are back; Westport not until Dec 18

What You Might Find: 1000s of Jellyfish Crash on Oregon Coast, Including One ...
A major rush of various jellyfish on the central Oregon coast may mean some spectacular beachcombing. Marine Sciences

Red-Eyed Medusa of Oregon / Washington Coast is Immortal In a Way
Tiny jellyfish known as the Red-Eyed Medusa is a mighty alien creature. Marine sciences

Two Beloved, Original Sea Lions at Oregon Coast Aquarium Pass Away
For the second time in about a month, Oregon Coast Aquarium has another death in its family to report. Marine science, Newport, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Yachats

Bit of a 'Bitey' Beach Surprise: Salmon Shark on N. Oregon Coast
Often mistaken for Great Whites, the salmon shark is common from Brookings to Cannon Beach. Marine Sciences

Gnarly Oregon Coast Find That Can Sting Badly: Lions Mane Jellyfish
Only one was found, and luckily these ouchy jellyfish don't wash up often. Marine sciences, Washington coast, south coast

That Trippy Time a 'Tsunami Fish' Was on Display at Oregon Coast
One living entity that made it to the Washington coast first became a bit of an attraction here. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Sami the Sea Lion Returns to Central Oregon Coast's Florence for Hide 'n Seek
A way for shoppers to peruse the village while socially-distanced and properly-masked. South coast

Baby Seal Swims Up Seaside River, Charms N. Oregon Coast Visitors; Video
One adorable critter wandered downtown waterways early Sunday morning and charmed the heck out of visitors. Sciences, Seaside Aquarium, South Coast

Tiny and See-Through on the Oregon Coast: Adorable but Eerie
They go through this stage early in life, becoming eerily transparent but with a dash of blue. Sciences, Seaside Aquarium, South Coast

Adorable Wild Seals Visible Around S. Oregon Coast Now
Cape Arago and Shore Acres hold plenty of wildlife sightings. Coos Bay, Bandon. Science

Washington / Oregon Coast: Gray Whale Carcass Strands at Long Beach
Seaside Aquarium responded to a beached whale on the southern Washington coast, discovering a 37-foot male Gray whale

Seaside Aquarium Nature Headlines from 2010 and Earlier

Oregon Beaches See Strange Stumps, More Diseased Sea Lions
The beaches of the Oregon coast are getting hit with a wide variety of wacky and unpleasant stuff

Warnings Issued for Oregon Coast About Sick Sea Lions
Officials warn to keep humans and pets away from all sea lions

Lounging Sea Lion On Central Oregon Coast May Be Sick
A California sea lion has been resting on a beach at Lincoln City for three days

New Sea Lion at Oregon Coast Aquarium Adjusts Well
The new sea lion at the Oregon Coast Aquarium is getting along swimmingly with her new mates

Get Down with Jellyfish at Oregon Coast Aquarium Jubilee
The third annual Jellyfish Jubilee is a celebration of food and wine

Oregon Coast Aquarium Celebrates Shark Week
Shark Week is August 1 to 14 with a variety of events highlighting their world

Whales Seen in Unlikely Place on Oregon Coast; Baby Seals Arrive
Whales were seen in Seaide and adorable baby seals are popping up

Oregon Coast Aquarium Sea Lion Dies in Freak Drowning
A female sea lion named Bailey drowned in her pool

Officials Warn of Molting Seals on Oregon Coast
The season of seals on the beach is here and that brings up warnings to stay away

New Critters, Fertility Statues w. Powers on Display on Oregon Coast
Seaside Aquarium got some new creatures; nearly-paranormal statues are in Newport. Family, attractions, kids, science.

Battered Sea Lions Find New Home at Oregon Coast Aquarium
Two young female California sea lions arrived by truck at their new home at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Family, attractions, kids, science.

To Eat the Beach: Oregon Coast Edibles
According to the Seaside Aquarium, there are lots of edible things you can find on the beach

Sardines, Shark Land On North Oregon Coast
All sorts of things have gone crazy on the north coast

Oregon Coast Coughs Up Kooky Creatures and Critters
From whales, weird phytoplankton to sea lions popping up places they shouldn't, to funky bugs and interesting birds

Oregon Coast Aquarium Celebrates Jellyfish Jubilee
The auction and food, wine celebration will happen September 19

Oregon Coast Aquarium Celebrates Oceans, Father's Day
World Oceans Day on June 8 and Father's Day weekend with sharks on June 20 - 21

Dead Whales, Molting Seals on Oregon Coast This Week
An elephant seal or two, jellyfish, a dead porpoise on the Oregon coast and a dead whale on the Washington coast

Dealing with Dead Porpoises and Aliens on the Oregon Coast
New, strange beings are sprouting up at Seaside Aquarium; more corpses wash up onshore

Seaside, Oregon, Gearhart Virtual Tour - Seaside Guide, Gearhart Beaches, Ore...
From North to South Seaside, Beginning at the Northernmost Access Necanicum Rivermouth at Gearhart, Seaside's beaches, Seaside Aquarium, Broadway, Promenade, Gilbert District, Quatat Park and more - in dozens of Oregon Coast pictures

Rare Sea Turtle, Shark Strand on N. Oregon Coast
The Seaside Aquarium was kept busy with a green sea turtle and a shark hitting the north Oregon coast

Thousands of Jellyfish Strand on North Oregon Coast
Last week, hordes of moon jellies hit the north Oregon coast, between Gearhart and Warrenton.

Aquarium Puzzled by North Oregon Coast Shark Find
The half-alive creature was covered in parasites in a way they had never seen before.

Salmon Shark Washes Up on N. Oregon Coast
A baby salmon shark carcass showed up just north of Seaside on Friday

A Beach Of Cellophane, Other Oddities, On Central Oregon Coast
The Nye Beach area was briefly covered in a densely packed layer of worm tubes, and some jellyfish made an onshore appearance as well.

Sharks on TV and Jellyfish Jubilee at Oregon Coast Aquarium
Sharks are in the spotlight starting this month in some interesting ways at Newport's Oregon Coast Aquarium, just as tickets go on sale for the September 27 event called Jellyfish Jubilee

 

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Astoria - at the northernmost tip of Oregon
Astoria

Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
Seaside, Oregon
Seaside

The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches
Cannon Beach on the Oregon Coast
Cannon Beach

A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca
Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler and Rockaway Oregon Coast
Nehalem Bay

Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty; laid back Rockaway
Oregon Coast: Tillamook Bay, Tillamook, Bay City, Barview, Garibaldi
Tillamook Bay

Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront ghost town
Three Capes Loop, Oceanside, Netarts, Pacific City, Cape Lookout, Cape Meares
Three Cape Loop

The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse, Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City
Lincoln City, Cascade Head, Neskowin, Inland Highway 101
Lincoln City
& the Corridor of Mystery
Miles & miles of unbroken beaches, Cascade Head, Neskowin and manmade attractions
Depoe Bay on the Oregon Coast
Depoe Bay

A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales, whales, whales
Newport, Nye Beach on the Oregon Coast
Newport

Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses
Waldport, Seal Rock
Waldport / Seal Rock

Pristine, even secretive sands and wild geologic landmarks
Yachats
Yachats

Constantly dramatic wave action, a mix of the rugged & upscale
Between Florence and Yachats - oodles of secret beaches
Upper Lane County

25 miles of deserted beaches & oodles of wonders
Florence - on the central Oregon coast
Florence

A lighthouse, ancient bayfront and miles and miles of fluffy dunes