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Seafood, famous chowder, family friendly, exceptional ocean views, cannon beach, lincoln city, otter rock, newport bayfront, newport annex, florence

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

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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.

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

Oregon Coast Events: Yachats Winter, Spring Events

Published 02/010/2010

(Yachats, Oregon) – Winter means plenty of fun on the lower central coast, as Yachats gets into February and then transitions into spring. Music lovers will love the constant stream of live rock, blues and alternative at the Landmark Lounge (see its website for full schedule). Wine lovers will be engaged by the Saturday happenings at The Wine Place. Then, there’s bundles of food, music, dance and romance stuff to take part in throughout February, March and April.

This little Oregon coast town is anything but quiet.

February 6 - March 27. Cheese Tasting. Saturdays 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at Cheese and Crackers. 238 W 4th St., Yachats, Oregon

February 13. Yachats Ladies Club's Sweethearts Dinner. Fundraiser for the Yachats Ladies Club. Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green salad, dinner roll, dessert, coffee, tea. $9.50 or $9.00 with a donation of a non-perishable food item. 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Yachats Ladies Club, W 3rd and Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3205.

February 13 – 14. Yachats Winter Fest. Three winter art shows featuring the work 45 local artists and crafters. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3699.

February 14. Yachats Valentine’s Drawing. Topper's Ice Cream & Candy and Ya-Hots Video are offering a full pound of chocolates and a new release movie rental for Valentine's Day (One drawing entry per movie rented.) Drawing to be held 2/14/10. Ya Hots Video, 262 Highway 101 N (at the corner of E 3rd St) Yachats, Oregon.

February 14. St. Valentine's Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony. A Celebration of Renewal and Commitment.   Sunday 5:30 p.m. Little Log Church, W 3rd & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3976.

February 20. Jamie Laval - Ancient Airs and Dances. Concert of Traditional and Progressive Celtic Instrumental Music featuring All-Ireland champion Zac Leger on guitar, bouzouki, and Irish bagpipes. 7:30 p.m. $15 Adults / $10 Students. Tickets available at Shirley's Gifts and Judith's Kitchen Tools in Yachats and online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com. Little Log Church, W 3rd & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon. FMI 541-961-3169 or  www.JamieLaval.com.

March 13 – 14. Yachats Winter Fest. Three winter art shows featuring the work 45 local artists and crafters. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3699.

March 20. Yachats Ladies Club's 7th Annual Saturday Luncheon & Craft Show. Fundraiser for the Yachats Ladies Club. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Yachats Ladies Club, W 3rd and Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3205.

March 20. Great Oregon Spring Beach Clean Up. Sponsored by SOLV. Your opportunity to help keep Oregon's beautiful beaches clean. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Register/pick up bags at the Yachats Visitors Center, 241 Hwy 101 (next door to Yachats Village Market.) Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3530.

March 20 - 21. 40th Annual Original Yachats Arts & Crafts Fair. Superb Arts and Crafts by 70 selected artists of the Pacific Northwest. Free admission. Sat, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Yachats Commons Auditorium, W 5th & Hwy 101. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3530.

March 20 – 27. Spring Whale Watch. Whale watch interpreters at Cape Perpetua Visitors' Center and Cook's Chasm. 10 a.m - 1 p.m.  Yachats, Oregon. 541-765-3304.

March 21. Yachats Lions Pancake Breakfast. All you can eat pancakes with eggs, ham, sausage, coffee and milk. Sponsored by the Yachats Lions Club. 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. Yachats Lions Hall, W 4th & Pontiac. Yachats, Oregon.

March 26 – 27. Yachats Arts Guild Spring Exhibition. Sponsored by Friends of the Yachats Commons. Fri & Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A wide variety of artwork will be shown in Room 8. Enter through the north entrance of the Yachats Commons (by Bank of the West). Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th St., Yachats, Oregon.

March 26 – 27. Yachats Library Book Sale. Yachats Commons, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. Yachats, Oregon. 541-547-3741.

April 10. World Premier of the “Ghoul From The Tidal Pool.” This locally grown spoof of the 1950s horror movies stars dozens of Yachatians and pseudo-Yachatians. A production of the Yachats International Film Festival (YIFF). Admission is free. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Yachats Commons Auditorium, Hwy 101 & W 5th St. Yachats, Oregon.

More About Oregon Coast lodging.....

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.


Water Spout and Confirmed Tornado Today on Oregon Coast: Some Damage
A water spout appeared off Depoe Bay and what is still is now a confirmed tornado touched down in Manzanita. Weather
Storms Deposit Oddities like Sea Cucumber, Velella onto Oregon Coast
Unique creatures have popped up, including the famed velella velella and a weird little critter that looks like a worm but isn't. Science
Release the Crab Krackin' on Central Oregon Coast: Feb. 9 in Newport
Newport's absolutely fab annual Crab Krack happens on Sunday, February 9. Newport events
Star Trek / Seinfeld Actor and Orca Talk on N. Oregon Coast
Liz Cole appears in a play, and a talk on killer whales. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events
Coming Up: Learn About Haystack Rock or Clean Up an Oregon Coast Beach
Cannon Beach events, Newport events
A Look at the Crazy Things Oregon Coast Sand Levels Can Do
Over the course of the year, sand levels rise and fall. Geology
Washington Coast Opens Up Six-Day Razor Clam Digs Jan. 21
Fans of clams and the Washington coast are in for a treat this week
Oregon Coast Passes Snow Advisories; Frost, Wind Warning on South Coast
A winter weather advisory for the coast range pass highways and the southern Oregon coast has a frost advisory and a high wind warning
Getting the Message to Oregon Coast Storm Watchers: Why It's Not Working
The disregard for beach safety messages on the Oregon coast was gut wrenching and frustrating. South Coast, Washington coast
Some Snow, Winter Advisories for Portland, S. Washington, Oregon Coast Range
The higher elevations of the Oregon Coast Range are already seeing about an inch of accumulation. South coast


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


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