Oregon Coast

Watching Storms at the Nantucket Inn

WANTED: Puffins on seastacks. Pounding surf. Plenty of hiking trails. Miles of sandy beach. Plentiful local seafood. And the occasional coastal storm that makes you think about buying stock in Gore-Tex. Got a good guess where to find all of these? The Oregon Coast is an awesome destination for romance or fun pretty much any […]

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Need a Beach? Try Manzanita

The Seattle Times last week featured the charming Oregon coast town of Manzanita as a laid-back, “family-friendly” destination. Always being on the lookout for those two words that I’d frankly never even noticed before last September, I decided to look into Manzanita lodging. After all, the article unequivocally states: “Manzanita turns out to be a […]

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My Oregon Coast Yurt Adventure

Below is a guest post from my sister Lesley. Lesley is a master barista, musician and music producer in Seattle. This past October, my boyfriend and I decided to try something a little different for our last hurrah before winter and drove down to the Oregon Coast to stay in a yurt at Nehalem Bay […]

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A Little Slice of Haven in Yachats

Our eco-friendly roadtrip begins on the central Oregon coast near the picturesque town of Yachats (pronounced YAH-hots), where dramatic seaside bluffs of basalt loom over beaches and tidepools waiting to be explored. There’s perhaps no better base from which to explore this wondrous nature than a beautiful and comfortable room at Ocean Haven. If you […]

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