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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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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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




Some Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving on Oregon Coast

Have a massive Thanksgiving dinner with an oceanfront view at Pacific City's Pelican Pub.

(Oregon Coast) – It's not a well-known fact, but Thanksgiving weekend isn't just about the super shopping days. Holiday revelers and eaters flood to the coast as well, scooping vacation rentals to house family and friends, and then having their cake and munching on it too at the beach.

Many more show up the day after turkey day and fill the weekend, but quite a few head to the coast to either cook that bird in a rental or partake in some of the fine food in the few restaurants that are open.

Then, of course, there are the locals who are looking to not cook.


For all those groups, here is a list of restaurants open for Thanksgiving along the Oregon coast.

In Astoria, restaurant Baked Alaska is open all day, and the Pig 'n Pancake is open until 3 p.m.

Bridgewater Bistro is having a Thanksgiving Day feast from 1 – 8 p.m. It features a brined and roasted turkey, choice of two stuffings and two gravies, mashed potatoes, seasonal veggies and homemade cranberry chutney, among other things.

They will also be serving roast duck, wild salmon, NY steak and vegetarian entrees, as well as appetizers, soups, salads and desserts a la carte.  Senior and children’s portions are also available. Call for reservations at (503) 325-6777. 20 Basin Street, Astoria, Oregon.

Cannon Beach

Morris' Fireside Restaurant

Morris' Fireside Restaurant. You’ll need to call to confirm your table: 503-436-2917.

Once there, you’ll enjoy fresh roasted turkey and all the trimmings, include pumpkin pie: $12.95, or half order for $7.95. Also on the menu: a prime rib, bacon wrapped filet mignon, cedar plank baked prawns and a vegan stuffed portabella mushroom. 100 E 2nd, Cannon Beach, Oregon.

Arch Cape Inn and Retreat. Here’s a Thanksgiving dining experience you’ll be thankful for throughout the year. It’s a prixe fixe dinner that takes place in a castle just south of Cannon Beach – really, an actual castle. But beyond that, the cuisine here is nothing short of a holiday for your palate.

Dine in royal style at a castle near Cannon Beach.

The choice of entrees includes: juniper brined turkey breast with duchess potatoes and apple sage bread pudding; honey cured pork tenderloin with candied yams and wild mushrooms; and seared sea scallops with braised organic greens. Afterwards, the choice of desserts includes pumpkin pie, sweet potato cheese cake and flourless chocolate cake.

Seatings are between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and cost is $49 per person. Reservations: 800.436.2848 or [email protected]. Arch Cape Inn and Retreat is four miles south of Cannon Beach in Arch Cape, Oregon. www.archcapeinn.com/blog/
Others open in Cannon Beach for the day include:  Cannon Beach Thai Cuisine (503-436-0261), EVOO Cannon Beach Cooking School (503-436-8555), JP’s at Cannon Beach is open 2 - 8 p.m. (503-436-0908), and the Lumberyard  Rotisserie & Grill is open  11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (503-436-0285).

Pig ‘n’ Pancake is open until 3 p.m. (503-436-2851).

Also, look for the Stephanie Inn Dining Room (503-436-2221) and the Wayfarer Restaurant & Lounge (503-436-1108).

Nehalem Bay

Manzanita – Nehalem Bay

The Bunk House Restaurant will be open. 36315 Hwy 101 N. Nehalem, Oregon. (503) 368-2865.

Sea Shack Seafood & Chop House. Wheeler Waterfront Park. Wheeler, Oregon. 503.368.7897.

Pacific City

The Pelican Pub & Brewery is open and serving a special buffet from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $20 per adult and $15 per child. The menu includes: fresh cranberries, apricot preserve, blueberries and spices; garlic mashed potatoes with turkey gravy, artichoke and haricot vert casserole, artichoke hearts, corn bread and apple sausage stuffing; roasted yams, roasted butternut squash, poached pear and more. A variety of desserts are available, both large and small.

New seasonal ales include Bad Santa, a black IPA; MacPelican’s Wee-Heavy Scotch-style ale; and C-Ya!, a hoppy pale ale. 33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive. Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-7007. www.pelicanbrewery.com.

Stimulus Espresso Café is open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. serving organic espresso drinks, sandwiches, soup, and fresh pastries. Free wi-fi.

Lincoln City

Fathoms Inn at Spanish Head - traditional dinner buffet from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 4009 SW Highway 101. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-1601 or 800-452-8127. www.spanishhead.com/site/restaurant.html

Fathoms Restaurant, Lincoln City.

Chinook Winds Casino Resort. A traditional buffet. 541-557-4306.

Hilltop Inn is having a traditional dinner. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-6111.

Lil Sambos is hosting traditional dinner. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3626.

Mist Restaurant at Surftides is having a buffet. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-994-3877.

Salishan Resort is hosting a traditional thanksgiving meal in two spot. 11:30 a.m. for the resort buffet, where it is open seating. Then from 6:30 – 9 p.m. the Sun Room has some special menu items.  Just south of Lincoln City. 541-764-2371.

Yummy desserts are a staple at Thanksgiving, and they're in abundance on the coast.

The Bay House, on Siletz Bay, is having a traditional dinner. Lincoln City, Oregon. 541-996-3222.

The Safeway store has dinners to go. At the north end of Lincoln City. 541-994-8667.

St. Augustine Catholic Church is having a free dinner from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lincoln City, Oregon.

Depoe Bay

Gracie's Sea Hag has a special buffet from noon to 4 p.m., then re-opens at 7 p.m. for evening fun. Oregon Coast Hwy. Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 765-2760.
Jack’s Steak and Seafood. From 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. there’s a special limited menu. 3245 N Highway 101. Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 764-4222.
Sunset Grille has two seatings at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Reservations are needed. 10 Bay St. Depoe Bay, Oregon. (541) 765-3222.

Awesome views typify dining at this Yachats gem.


Landmark Restaurant and Lounge. Open for breakfast and lunch on Thanksgiving, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The view here presents a flood of wonders from the natural world, including all manner of wildlife wandering past you or in and out of the ocean or bay. The free show gives way to some of the finest Italian cuisine in the state, as well as breakfast, seafood, sandwiches, steaks, chicken and all sorts of other goodies. Kids menu. Hwy 101, Yachats. (541) 547-5459. www.landmark-yachats.com.

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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
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.
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.


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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.

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.

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.