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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.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

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.

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

Sun-Drenched Oregon Coast Not Unusual for February

Published 02/19/2010

Arch Cape: sights like this have been common this month, and will be over the weekend.

(Oregon Coast) - There's a glut of extra lovely weather on the coast, and it has Peg Leoni, owner of Trollers Lodge in Depoe Bay, beaming and upbeat.

“It’s spring,” Leoni said. “We’ve got daffodils and tulips blooming. There’s no wind to speak of. It’s been really nice.”

According to the weather station at the motel, it reached 66 in Depoe Bay on Thursday, while weather officials around the state announced that Newport had the highest temperature that day, at 64.

But what she’s talking about is no real surprise to serious weather nerds on the coast – who have nicknamed this rather regular phenomenon “the Mini Spring of February.” It happens a lot this time of year, making parts of February warmer than even many days in summer, and certainly warmer than the rains that usually hit around the misnomer known as spring break.

Depoe Bay

This mini-spring has made its appearance numerous days this month already, and the warm temps and blue skies are expected to stay through the weekend, changing to something a littler rainier on Tuesday.

Friday will be  close to 60 with little winds and sunny skies. Saturday is predicted to be in the mid-50’s with lows in the 40’s at night. On Sunday, a few clouds will roll in, but it will stay mostly sunny with similar temperatures. Monday, there is still more sun than clouds.

Every year, the weather statistics show six to ten days of extremely nice, spring-like weather on the beaches during February. They aren’t consecutive days – they’re scattered throughout the month – and this doesn’t always happen in great numbers each year. But in between the storms and the calmer rainy days, there’s often more than a sprinkling of blue skies and nice vibes in the winter than Oregonians are probably aware of.

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Lorna Davis, Tourism for the Newport Chamber of Commerce, said that “mini-summer” of February is really spectacular.

“It’s always really weird,” she said. “It’s so warm. There’s always about six days of really banner, balmy weather in February. Then you can turn around and have a half a foot of snow in early March.”
 
The science behind it states that this is not all that unusual, except that on the coast, the moderate climate element can heighten the glorious weather factor.

Many areas of the United States will experience this, including inland Oregon. By this time of year, Oregon has gone through the early sunsets and the dark and wetter days. February begins to get over that hump, and the days are getting longer. That added sunlight heats up the weather just enough.

Florence

When those clear days of late happen – and it’s not all the time, that’s for certain – they’re colder in the valley because of the east winds bringing colder air. Basically, cold air settles in the valley. But on the coast, weather is automatically more moderate because it’s next to the ocean, which is about 50 degrees, keeping things from straying too far away from that temperature. Because of this you get a lot of days on the coast more around 50 in the winter, while the valley regions are much colder and more winter-like.

In the summer, this same element keeps the temperature down.

The coast range also blocks the cold air dynamics from the east, helping to keep the moderate temps trapped near the seashore.

Another large dynamic this year is the El Nino phenomenon, making the inland warmer as well.

Manzanita

Leoni said she’s familiar with this pattern of lovely weather in February. “Although it’s been off and on,” she said. “It’s been rainy, then sun – and sometimes all in one day. Usually by the Newport Seafood and Wine weekend we’ve got flowers blooming. But that 'cause it’s milder here than in the valley.”

Leoni noted that when she and her husband Rick took over the motel in February of 1999, there were flowers blooming then.

In Manzanita, San Dune Inn owner Brian Hines didn’t think it was as warm as some others did. “There’s not much wind,” he said. “But when it’s sunny it’s chillier than when it’s raining out here. But it’s beautiful, and people are responding. There was a beautiful sunset and clear blue skies today.”

Hines noted he’s almost full for the weekend already, as visitors have picked up on the sun-drenched weekend possibilities.

“This whole winter’s been good,” Hines said. “Other than a cold spell in December - beyond that it’s been mild.” More Oregon coast weather....

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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.
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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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