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39 vacation homes around Pacific City, all fully furnished and beachfront, 20 of which are pet friendly.

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.

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

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.

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.


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Upper Half of Oregon's Coast an Intoxicating Mix

Published Sept 2008

Oceanside, where things can get really interesting and intricate on the Oregon coast.

(Oregon Coast) - It's 360-something miles of winding, twisting highway, bright sands, rugged cliffs and headlands, and some almost treacherous stretches of basalt beaches where stones dominate rather than granules. It tends to get more untamed as you head south of Florence, with less tourists trampling the monuments, and making for some truly untamed experiences that will blow your mind.

The upper half of the Oregon coast presents plenty of untouched sands as well, but with a heavier dose of larger towns and civilization, partially because of the closer proximity to bigger population centers like Seattle, Portland, Corvallis, Bend and Eugene. It’s an intoxicating mix of wilderness and the upscale, this upper half of the Oregon coast. History shouts out at you in some spots, while others tug at the coattails of progress - all within a short walk or drive to what is likely some of the most inspiring beach scenery on the planet.

Flavel House, a spectacular example of Victorian architecture.


The oldest town west of the Mississippi is jam-packed with historical aspects you can touch, feel and even walk upon. Go time traveling in various museums, such as the Flavel House (a grandiose Victorian mansion), the Maritime Museum or the Clatsop County Historical Society. It's chock full of atmosphere, with its steep hills smothered in beautiful, old Victorian homes - most of which are on the National Historical Register. Just to the south, in Warrenton, there's Fort Clatsop (where Lewis & Clark spent the winter of 1805-06), the old, spooky battlements of Fort Stevens State Park and the wreck of the Peter Iredale.

Seaside's southern end, where stones cover the beach rather than sand.


The beaches begin at Warrenton, and from there until Tillamook Head in Seaside, it's miles and miles of sand. This resort town has entertained generations of North Valley residents. These days, you'll find the beautiful Promenade; the "million dollar walk" that's full of arcades, shops and delicious eateries; some stunning resorts; the Seaside Aquarium; and of course lots of beach wonders. Seaside

Cannon Beach, as seen from above.

Cannon Beach

More pristine sands surround the charming, art mecca known as Cannon Beach. A plethora of art galleries, shops and eateries all adorned with cedar siding, and some of the most luxurious resorts on the entire coast make this place a unique visit. Ecola State Park includes great views of the mysterious Tillamook Head Lighthouse a mile offshore, a couple of secret beaches, and the surfers paradise known as Indian Beach. Just south of the town, there are a myriad of intriguing beaches as Highway 101 winds and twists above, showing off stunning viewpoints. Cannon Beach

Above Manzanita

Nehalem Bay – Manzanita

South of Arch Cape and the tunnel, there are the awe-inspiring beaches and cliffs of Oswald State Park, and then the highway takes you past brooding Neahkahnie Mountain and into Manzanita. There, the beach runs for miles until it dead-ends on the Nehalem Spit, where seal watching, hiking and horseback riding are de rigueur. Manzanita has its very unique charms, with accommodations and eateries that are on the unforgettable side. Down the road you'll find the antique haven of Nehalem, the funky Nehalem Bay Winery and the quirky, hidden treasure of Wheeler. Nehalem Bay

One of the landmarks of Garibaldi is the massive smokestack left over from another time.

Rockaway Beach To Tillamook Bay

Rockaway is a sleepy resort town surrounded by seven miles of barely-touched beach, with those colossal Twin Rocks lurking just offshore. Next, Garibaldi and Bay City sit right on Tillamook Bay, providing loads of fishing opportunities. Tillamook and the area surrounding it includes the enormous Munson Falls, Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook Cheese Factory and the Bayocean Spit - about five miles of one big hidden beach (where you may find the remnants of a long gone ghost town). Tillamook Bay, Garibaldi, Bay City

Pacific City's Cape Kiwanda

Three Capes Loop

While 101 heads inland, the Three Capes Tour takes you to the wildly wondrous towns of Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City; past Cape Meares and its lighthouse, Cape Lookout and its incredible views and trails, and through Cape Kiwanda and Pacific City's culinary and art wonders. Most of the time, this 25-mile stretch is full of awe-inspiring hidden spots. Just south of Pacific City you'll find the clandestine resort village of Neskowin and Cascade Head. Three Cape Loop: Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts

The Nelscott district of Lincoln City.

Lincoln City

This sprawling vacation central includes loads of immaculate beaches, an especially large amount of vacation rentals, some of the coast's finest restaurants, more motels than anywhere on the coast, the Tanger Outlet Mall and the natural splendor of Siletz Bay. The D River is apparently the shortest in the whole world, and some of the kookiest nightlife you'll ever experience resides right here. The town meanders on for miles, comprised of a few smaller vilages that incorporated back in the 60's. Amazing Gleneden Beach lies just south of here, with dramatic but extremely safe beaches. Lincoln City & the Corridor of Mystery; Neskowin

Delicious Depoe Bay is always full of scenic splendor, such as its spouting horn.

Depoe Bay

Probably the only town in the world with a spouting horn right downtown, it's also home to numerous cliff areas where views and exploration possibilities are nonpareil. Enjoy its proliferation of whale watch tours, the beautiful bridge with a ton of shopping opportunities and the world's smallest navigable harbor. Some interesting, even bizarre, secret spots are dotted throughout the town and just north and south of it. Depoe Bay

Newport's Yaquina Head provides one bizarre beach full of large, black sands and weird tidal noises.


This is one enormous resort town, with an incredible array of beaches, funky rock structures and even two lighthouses. The Nye Beach district is so full of time warp charm you may explode, and the Historic Bayfront is home to a huge variety of fantastic restaurants and attractions. It's the home to two major aquarium attractions, several large, swanky hotels, a massive headland full of wild legends and hordes of clandestine beaches to the south and at the very northern end. The huge bay is a haven for crabbing and other fishing activities. Newport

Constantly dramatic beaches of Yachats.

Waldport and Yachats

The sandy strands of tiny Waldport and the Alsea Bay eventually give way to the jagged basalt and wild surf of the village of Yachats. There's the ultra-convenient 804 Trail, where a one-mile, wheelchair accessible paved path snakes just above the dramatic shoreline. For such a small place, Yachats houses a remarkable number of amazing eateries. Just south of town, there's the towering Cape Perpetua and a host of hidden beaches where tide pools outnumber the humans. Waldport / Seal Rock and Yachats

Just north of Florence: where the landscape turns from rocky bluffs to sandy stretches.


Florence sits halfway between the two borders of Oregon, and is the home to wild - even weird - wonders such as the Darlingtonia Gardens (insect-eating pitcher plants), a variety of fresh lakes in the midst of large dunes, miles and miles of immaculate sands, and the Sea Lion Caves. The purportedly haunted Heceta Head Lighthouse lies just north of town. With its nostalgic, slightly quirky Old Town and the beautiful bridge, Florence is also the gateway to the massive, 40-mile-long National Dunes Recreation Area. Florence

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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

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.

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