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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.

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

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.

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.

Inn at Wecoma Lincoln City.  Sleek, modern design w some partial ocean views, balconies and fireplaces. Spacious guestrooms w/ microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, free continental breakfast.  Indoor pool and a hot tub. W-fi, fitness room, business center, and located within walking distance to finest restaurants. 867-sq-foot conference room for business meetings or large social events. Some pet friendly.

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

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

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.


Oregon Coast Early Summer: Pacific City, Tillamook, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Manzanita

Published 05/17/2012

(Manzanita, Oregon) – Those little north Oregon coast towns of Tillamook, Pacific City, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Manzanita know how to start summer right. Indeed, this part of the Oregon coast kicks into high gear in early summer (above: Rockaway Beach).

This preview of Tillamook County fun starts with listings for Pacific City through Rockaway Beach, followed by Nehalem Bay listings after.

Every Saturday. Tillamook Farmers Market. Enjoy the vendors, entertainment and the local folks. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Street and Laurel Ave. Tillamook, Oregon.  www.tillamookfarmersmarket.com.

June 1-2. Bounty on the Bay. Fishing, kayaking and a dinner. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.tbnep.org/events/bounty-on-the-bay.

June 1, 2, 3, 8, 9. Live theater: “Never Kiss a Naughty Nanny.” Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts Community Playhouse. 12th & Ivy streets. Tickets available at Diamond Art Jewelers, 503-842-7940. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-812-7036. www.tillamooktheater.com.

June 7, 14. Line Dancing. 1 p.m. Rockaway Beach Community Center. 2310 Highway 101 N. Rockaway Beach, Oregon.

June 9. Free Fishing Day. Free fishing for children starting at 8 a.m. Trask River Hatchery. 15020 Chance St. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-4090.

June 15-16. St. Alban’s Rummage Sale. Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-noon. St. Alban’s Church. 2102 Sixth St. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-6192.

June 16. Father’s Day BBQ Sunset Dinner Train. Come along for a three-hour excursion with views of Tillamook Bay, the ocean, and Nehalem Bay while dining on a four course meal.  This trip is powered by a vintage F-7 diesel locomotive. 6:15 p.m. Garibaldi Depot. 402 American Way. Garibaldi, Oregon. www.ocsr.net.

June 23-24. Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival.  Featuring Boom Bilge Rats, to perform the two music/pirate vaudeville shows, PDX Yar, Pirates of the Cursed Sea. The north Oregon coast’s answer to Jack Sparrow. Rockaway Wayside. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-355-8108.

June 23-24. Tillamook County Rodeo. Enjoy BBQ, dancing and an awesome rodeo. Tillamook County Fairgrounds. 4603 Third St. Tillamook, Oregon.

June 23. Tillamook June Dairy Festival. This year’s theme is “Just Milk It.” The Portland Royal Rosarians Rose planting ceremony is at 10 a.m. at the Tillamook Pioneer Museum. The children’s parade begins at 10:30 a.m. The Grand Parade follows at 11 a.m. Downtown Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-7525.

June 23. Tillamook County Family YMCA Milk Run. A two-mile walk/run, a 5k walk/run and a 10k run start at 8 a.m. A course for 3-8 year-olds and begins at 9 a.m. Tillamook County Family YMCA. 610 Stillwell Ave. Tillamook, Oregon. 503-842-9622.

June 29-30. Old Mill Summer Bazaar. Crafts for sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Old Mill Marina. 210 Third St. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-322-0322.www.oldmill.us.

June 30. Clover’s Day. Cloverdale’s 32nd annual Clover’s Day and fireworks. Breakfast, parade, activities and events. Around and about Cloverdale, Oregon. 503-392-4143.

June 30. Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad 10th Anniversary. Locomotives Heisler #2 and McCloud #25 will be up and running for scenic excursions traveling from Garibaldi to Rockaway Beach. Garibaldi, Oregon. 503-842-7972. www.ocsr.net.

June 30. Pacific City-Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Display. 9:30-10 p.m. Pacific City, Oregon.

July 4. Rockaway Beach Fourth of July Celebration. Rockaway’s parade begins at 11 a.m., with an auction at the Wayside to follow. There will be kids’ activities and fun on the beach. Fireworks begin at dusk on the beach. Rockaway Beach, Oregon. 503-355-2291.


Every Tuesday and Thursday. Clay Art Open Studio. Artists of all ages who are interested in working with clay are encouraged to visit. Tuesdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays 5 -8 p.m. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. www.hoffmancentermanzanita.org.

Every Thursday. Letterpress Open Studio. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact Sarah to schedule a session at accidentalpress@gmail.com. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. www.hoffmancentermanzanita.org.

Every Saturday. Fiber Arts Group. Come and knit, crochet, quilt, spin, embroider, sew or weave. 10:30 a.m. Free. T-SPOT Yarn, Tea and Chocolate Shop. 144 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7768.

Every Sunday. Life Drawing. This is an opportunity to practice drawing the human figure with a live model in a supportive and engaged atmosphere.  The studio fee is $15 for the three hours and any experience level can join in. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hoffman House Studios Drawing Room. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-7868. www.hoffmancentermanzanita.org.

June 15. Live music: Kathryn Claire and Hanz Araki. Musicians return for their spring CD release, with special guest guitarist Chris Hayes. 7:30 p.m. $7. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 503-368-3846. www.hoffmancentermanzanita.org.

June 16. Nehalem Bay Winery’s Juneteenth Reggae Festival. Live music and a BBQ. 6-10 p.m. $5. Nehalem Bay Winery. 34965 Hwy 53. Nehalem, Oregon. 888-368-9463.

June 23. Manzanita Film Series. 7:30 p.m. $7. Hoffman Center. 594 Laneda Ave. Manzanita, Oregon. 971-235-9450. www.hoffmancentermanzanita.org.

July 4. Nehalem Bay Winery Independence Day Celebration. Live music, free hot dogs and free admission. Nehalem Bay Winery. 34965 Hwy 53. Nehalem, Oregon.

July 4. Manzanita Fourth of July Celebration. Begin with a pancake breakfast from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Fire Hall, then enjoy the Parade at 1 p.m. and end your day with fireworks on the beach beginning at 10 p.m. Manzanita, Oregon. 877-368-5100.

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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.

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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