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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.

 



 

 

A Trippy Oregon Coast Sight: Small Filament-like Finds on Beaches
It turns out they are a tad alien after all. Or at least not like most lifeforms we're familiar with. Sciences, Seaside Aquarium

Video, Mysterious Run of Sharks: Rescue Attempt of Small Shark on Oregon Coas...
Young salmon sharks keep washing up everywhere. Sciences, Seaside Aquarium

Finding Sea Lions and Bald Eagles in N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County
Two creatures in particular can get the heart pumping with excitement on the beaches. Oceanside, Netarts, Seaside, Gearhart, Pacific City

More Rarities: Another Squid, Massive Dead Crab Strandings on Oregon Coast
Yet another rare squid and massive amount of crabs were found. Science, Seaside Aquarium

A Bevy of Beach Finds on Oregon Coast Lately, Including Stinging Nettles
A few kinds of jellyfish, cellophane worm casings and freaky little bug-like creatures. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Seaside Beach Discovery Days Again Brings Amazement to N. Oregon Coast
Interactive activities that lend a whole new layer to your coastal experience. Seaside events. Seaside Aquarium, science

How Unusual is that Dolphin Stranding on Oregon Coast?
A look back at the only other documentation in 2008. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Oregon Coast Rarity: Stranded Dolphin Only Seen Four Times in 23 Years
A northern right whale dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis) found on June 9. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Jellyfish Encounter at Oregon Coast Aquarium Allows You to Touch
Newport's Oregon Coast Aquarium has a new means of living out yet another oceanic fantasy. Kids, science, Newport events

Clamming News and Seals / Sea Lions on Oregon Coast
Good news for nature lovers on the Oregon coast, if you love clamming or watching the wildlife. Weather

This N. Oregon Coast Hotspot Hides a Spooky, Historical Attraction Upstairs
You can never visit, but we can show what's there. Seaside Aquarium, Cannon Beach, Astoria

Oregon Coast Officials: Stay Away from Seal Pups, You Might Kill Them; Video
With the busy spring break weeks comes a warning from officials. Sciences

Comical and the Sad on Oregon Coast: Silly Sea Lion, Rescued Turtle Dies
A rogue sea lion comically roving the streets of Astoria and another cold-stunned sea turtle found

Turkey the Rescued Turtle Passes Away at Oregon Coast Aquarium
The Olive Ridley turtle died Monday in Newport, after rescue by Seaside Aquarium in November

Rescued Sea Turtle, Famed Otter at Oregon Coast Aquarium Die This Week
A longtime fixture and attraction dies as does one of the sea turtles it helped rescue recently. Seaside Aquarium, Newport

Japanese Fishing Boat Washes Up on N. Oregon Coast, near Cannon Beach
The 38-foot vessel came up on the beach on December 2. Seaside Aquarium

Second Sea Turtle Rescued from Oregon Coast Beaches
Seaside Aquarium snagged a juvenile green sea turtle off a beach along the Columbia River. Science

Stranded, Hypothermic Sea Turtle Sent to Recover at Oregon Coast Aquarium
An Olive Ridley sea turtle was recovered from a beach on the southern Washington coast. Seaside Aquarium, Newport

Bizarre Finds on Oregon Coast: Pyrosomes, Dolphin, Deformed Velella, Freaky J...
Velella, a dolphin, weird jellyfish and even some live oysters. Science, kids, Seaside Aquarium, Warrenton

Shark Sightings on N. Oregon Coast Cause for Warnings Around Pacific City
There have been sometimes more than one sighting per day. Beach safety

Oregon Coast Warnings: Crabbing Closure, Sick Sea Lions May Affect Dogs
ODFW has some bad news about crabbing on the southern Oregon coast and about sea lions with diseases. Safety. Seaside, Astoria

Oregon Coast Weather Brings Curiosities: Dragonflies, Bubble-like Jellyfish
Dragonflies made a stunning appearance and an engaging form of jellyfish started popping up. Lodging, science

Video: On and Off Run of Humpbacks Has North Oregon Coast in Awe
Humpback whales have been spotted in heavy numbers for the last month or two around the north coast. Kids, science, Seaside Aquarium, Astoria

Oregon Coast History Videos: Shipwrecks, Volcano, Joe the Sea Lion
This shoreline's history is full of surprises, some of which you can still see and touch at times. Science, Warrenton, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Rockaway Beach, Yachats

Living Oregon Coast History: Seaside Aquarium Celebrates 80 Years with Old Pr...
On May 25, one major stalwart of Oregon coast entertainment will celebrate 80 years. Seaside events

The Giant Misconception About Oregon Coast Sea Foam: Actually Awesome
One puzzling reaction is that many think sea foam is bad, but it's a very good thing. Science, Hatfield, Seaside Aquarium, kids, travel tips

A Proliferation of Spectacularly Puzzling Stuff Washing up on Oregon Coast
A lot of stuff keeps happening on these beaches that used to be rare, but it suddenly isn't these days. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Smelly 'Globster' of a Dead Whale Will Be Left to Oregon Coast Wildlife
A 36-foot sperm whale in a particularly nasty state of decay has hit one north Oregon coast beach this week. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Oregon Coast Science Event This Week Releases Full, All-Star Roster
Sharks, squid, sea turtles, whales, estuaries and much more

Huge Waves Injure Woman on Oregon Coast Balcony, Other Damage
A woman was injured by a wave that hit her hotel balcony, and mammoth breakers destroyed a handful of condos

String of Stunning Animal Sightings, Salp Finds on Oregon Coast
A new kind of salp has been spotted, an old face has returned and sea lions are amazing everyone. Science, Seaside Aquarium

N. Oregon Coast Baby Whale Moves in Mysterious Ways - Vanishing Then Reappears
A deceased gray whale calf came ashore Tuesday at Gearhart. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Rare, Bizarre Glowing Creatures Strand on Oregon Coast Beaches
It's called a pyrosome, and the ones found here are less than a foot; actually massive colonies of cloned creatures. Seaside Aquarium, science

Experts Warn: Do Not Pick Up Stranded Turtles on Oregon Coast
Like baby seals or seals that are molting, sea turtles are also to be left alone. Seaside Aquarium, science

The Freaky and Funny Lumpsucker of the Oregon Coast
With huge, bulbous eyes and an even more balloon-like body, they are comical and odd at the same time. Science, kids, Seaside Aquarium

Gobs of Cool Creatures, Odd Finds on Oregon Coast Beaches Now
A brief walk along any Oregon coast beach can yield bundles of wonders, especially after storms. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Bloated, Stinky Whale Strands on N. Oregon Coast
The bloated corpse of a full grown Humpback whale washed ashore at Falcon Cove Beach Saturday. Seaside Aquarium, science

Surreal and Strange Nudibranch the Pokemon of Oregon Coast Tide Pools - But Real
One of the coolest critters to be on the lookout for is the nudibranch. Science, Seaside Aquarium

What's Different About Summer Tide Pools on Oregon Coast; Including a Mystery
In a lot of ways, it is indeed tide pool season on the Oregon coast - but a different kind. Science, kids, Seaside Aquarium

Unusual for July, N. Oregon Coast Ocean Burp Brings Numerous Critters
Gobs of interesting stuff washed up onshore on the north Oregon coast yesterday, in what is commonly called an ocean burp. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Oh, the Lowly Sand Flea: They Should be Exalted on the Oregon Coast
When it comes to the Oregon coast, you've got it all wrong about the sand flea. Science, Seaside Aquarium

New on Oregon Coast: Free Camping, Brew Pub, Summer Hours
Free Camping Day this weekend, a brewpub in Cannon Beach and summer hours at regional attractions all around. Cannon Beach, Newport, Seaside Aquarium, kids

Remarkable Oregon Coast Curiosity Coming Soon: the Water Jelly
An odd little jellyfish called the water jelly (also known as the crystal jelly). Science

The Creatures of Spring on Oregon Coast: Birds, Baby Whales, More
A lot happening with migrating birds, whales and their newborn, and maybe more purple jellyfish

Adorable Seal Pups Again on Oregon Coast - But Officials Have Warnings
Trying to help them could actually kill them, warn officials

Rare Dolphin Stranding Near Oregon Coast: Seen Once in Two Decades
The five-foot-long dolphin was found stranded in Seaview, Washington. Seaside Aquarium, science

Forgotten Oregon Coast History: Natatoriums of Seaside, Cannon Beach
From about 1910 until the 30s, these were the meeting places and hotspots for fun along much of the coastline. Seaside Aquarium

The Other Mystery Creature Washing Up on Oregon Coast: Gooseneck Barnacles
Those weird little purple velella velella creatures aren't the only oddity being found on Oregon's beaches right now. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Mystery Solved on Oregon Coast Filament, Fiber-like Finds
CoastWatch members had been finding them for the last month or so, and were getting increasingly stumped. Science, Seaside Aquarium

Whale Washes Up; Dolphin Finds on N. Oregon Coast
Slightly Concerning Five creatures washing up on the beaches of the Oregon coast all at once; whale, porpoise, 3 dolphins that may be alarming. Seaside Aquarium

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

 

On the Seaside Promenade, in Seaside 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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Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
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The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches
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A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca
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The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse, Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City
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Miles & miles of unbroken beaches, Cascade Head, Neskowin and manmade attractions
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A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales, whales, whales
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Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses
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A lighthouse, ancient bayfront and miles and miles of fluffy dunes