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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.

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

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.

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


Oregon Coast Events: Tillamook County in Summer


(Manzanita, Oregon) - From Pacific City, Oceanside and Tillamook, through to Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach and Manzanita, all of Tillamook County is hopping for the summer with bundles of events.

Through September. 9th Annual Tillamook Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Saturday. 2nd and Laurel Avenue. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-5800.

Through September. Manzanita Farmers Market. Emphasis is on fresh produce from local growers. “A lot of folks producing more and a variety of things.” 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Special events, music, activities, environmental resources and a community social are planned throughout the summer. Downtown Manzanita, Oregon.

July 10 - August 28. Rockaway Beach Friday Night Bonfires on the Beach. Rockaway Beach Wayside. Rockaway Rec. Dept. 503-355-2291. Rockaway Beach, Oregon.

July 11. Book reading/signing by Jack Graves. 6 p.m. Admission is free. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411.

July 11. "Justice in Frontier Oregon, 1851-1905". Tillamook County Pioneer Museum hosts local historian Diane L. Geores-Gardner. 1 p.m. Admission: free. Tillamook Library. 1716 Third Street, Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-4553. www.tcpm.org.

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.July 11. "Tres Guitarras Cabaret". Three master guitarists in concert perform styles from flamenco, bossa nova, jazz, classical, blues, samba & original compositions. 7 p.m. $10 advance, $12 at the door. Kiwanda Community Center. Kiwanda Drive in Pacific City, Oregon. 503-965-2204.

July 11 - 12. 24th Annual Gary Anderson Open Golf Tournament. “Golf event to raise money for hearing impaired children.” Alderbrook Golf Course. 7300 Alderbrook Road. 503-322-3331. Tillamook, Oregon.

July 11 - 12. Western Horsemen of Oregon NORA Show. Tillamook County Fairgrounds, Averill Arena. 503-842-6286. Tillamook, Oregon.

July 17 - 19. 50th Annual Dory Days Festival. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Honor Dory Fleet Parade - Saturday 11 a.m. Pacific City and Cape Kiwanda. 503-392-4340. Pacific City, Oregon.


July 18. Rockaway Street Dance. Rockaway Beach Wayside. Rockaway Beach, Rec. Dept. 503-355-2291. Rockaway Beach, Oregon.

July 18. Author Phillip Margolin reads. Local authors sign up to read for 5 minutes after Phillip. 9 readers max. 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda, Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-8161.

July 18 - 19. Nehalem’s Annual Celebration of Crafts. Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Booth Fee: $40.00. Downtown Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-5822

July 18 - 19. 4-H Horse Fair. 10 a.m. Tillamook County Fairgrounds, South Arena. 503-842-3433.

July 19. Artful Breakfast. Monthly all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. Great food created by great people for a great cause. 8 a.m. - noon. Non-members $5, members $4 . Bay City Arts Center. 5th and A, Bay City, Oregon. 503-377-9620.

July 25 - 26. Garibaldi Days. Saturday Parade 11 a.m. Events & vendors all day. Beer gardens. 503-322-8408.

July 25 - 26. Manzanita Creative Arts Council Annual Summer Art Sale. Local annual show. Sales benefit scholarships for area high school art students. Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free admission. Pine Grove Community House. 225 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-6153.

July 25. Wine Tasting. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets $3. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101, Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411.

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July 29. Work Parties at Alder Creek. Weekly Stewardship. Join the “trusty” volunteers on native plant propagation, planting, caging, invasive plant removal, and many other stewardship tasks. 10 a.m. - 12 noon. Contact Lower Nehalem Community Trust. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3203.

July 31. "Tillamook Moonlight Madness". 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Downtown Tillamook. 503-842-7940.

Through September. 9th Annual Tillamook Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Every Saturday. 2nd and Laurel Avenue, Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-5800.

August - December. Spring Chinook Salmon Collection & Spawning. Trask River Hatchery. 15020 Chance Road. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-4090.

August 1, 8, 15, 22. 18th Century Sailing Re-enactments and Rope making activities. 12 noon - 4 p.m. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101, Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411.

August 1. Tillamook Cheese 100th Anniversary Celebration. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tillamook Cheese Visitors Center. 4175 Hwy 101 N., Tillamook, Oregon. 503-815-1300.

August 1. Rockaway Street Dance. City of Rockaway Beach Recreation Dept. Rockaway Beach Wayside. 503-355-2291. Rockaway, Oregon.

August 5 - 8. Tillamook County Fair, “Where Pigs Fly”. Tillamook County Fairgrounds. 503-842-2272.

August 8. Book reading and signing by Jack Graves. 6 p.m. Admission is free. Garibaldi Museum. 112 Hwy 101, Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411.

August 15. “Tillamook Bay Run”. Bay Ocean Spit. Tillamook Area Chamber. 3705 Hwy 101 N., Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-7525.

August 14 - 16. 6th Annual Old Iron Show. Branch 159. Friday 12 - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Blue Heron French Cheese Company. 503-842-3130, 503-801-4900.

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Saturday, August 15. Nehalem Bay Winery’s 15th Annual Bluegrass BBQ. Live Bluegrass Bands at 6 p.m. Nehalem Bay Winery. 34965 Hwy 53, Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-9463.

August 15. "The Power of Storytelling". Writing Workshop presented by Gail Balden. Learn to use writing as a way to discover what you think, feel and know. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $60, deposit required. Scholarships available. Center for Contemplative Arts. Underhill Plaza. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7807.

August 15 - 16. Rockaway Arts & Crafts Festival. Rockaway Beach Wayside. Rockaway Beach Chamber. 503-355-8108. www.rockawaybeach.net

August 22. "Planes, Trains & Automobiles". Tillamook Air Museum. 6030 Hangar Road. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-1130 www.tillamookair.com.

August 22. “Brownsmead Flats Concert”. 6 p.m. Admission: $8 general, $4 members. Garibaldi Museum, 112 Hwy 101. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-8411.

August 22. Pancake Breakfast. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Netarts Fire Hall. Netarts, Oregon. 503-842-5900.

August 22. 5th Annual Beaver Cruise & Q. Beaver Grocery & Deli. 24375 Hwy 101 S., Beaver, Oregon. 503-398-5570.

August 22. Rockaway Street Dance. Rockaway Beach Wayside. Rockaway Beach Rec. Dept. 503-355-2291.

August 22. Authors Lauren Kessler & Thomas Hager read. Local authors sign up to read for 5 minutes after Lauren & Thomas. 9 readers max. 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda, Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-8161.

August 22 - 23. Return from the Burn Celebration. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tillamook Forest Center. 45500 Wilson River Hwy, Tillamook, Oregon. 866-930-4646. tillamookforestcenter.org

August 29. Oregon Tuna Classic. The Old Mill. 210 S. 3rd St., Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-0322.

June - September. 9th Annual Tillamook Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Saturday. 2nd and Laurel Avenue in Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-5800.

September 5. Rockaway Beach Pancake Breakfast. St. Mary’s by the Sea. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-355-0732.

September 5 - 6. Labor Day Weekend BBQ. Live Music both days. Nehalem Bay Winery. 34965 Hwy 53, Nehalem, Oregon. 503-368-9463. www.nehalembaywinery.com.

September 19. Author Brian Doyle reads. Local authors sign up to read for 5 minutes after Brian. 9 readers max. 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda, Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-8161.

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

The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches

A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca

Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty; laid back Rockaway

Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront ghost town

The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse, Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City

Miles & miles of unbroken beaches, Cascade Head, Neskowin and many manmade attractions
A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales, whales, whales
Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses

Pristine, even secretive sands and wild geologic landmarks

Constantly dramatic wave action, a mix of the rugged & upscale

25 miles of deserted beaches & oodles of wonders

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

Secrets of the Season

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.

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