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Finders Keepers - 2018/2019

Finders Keepers – 2018/2019

The annual glass float tradition continues.   This year starting in mid October and continuing until Memorial Day you will have the opportunity to once again Find and Keep these absolutely stunning pieces of art glass created by local glass artists.  Also pay special note that during holidays the float fairies will perform extra drops […]

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Current Weather and Tide Information

Current Weather and Tide Information

This blog post is always updated with the latest tide and weather information.  You can use the pulldown at the top to select the appropriate location. https://www.willyweather.com/or/tillamook-county/netarts-bay-entrance.html

New Weather Satellite

New Weather Satellite

This is an interesting piece of information that I thought I would share with you all.   The government has a new weather satellite that is going to provide much better views of the Pacific and its developing weather patters.   It should be able to provide real-time color images of the west coast and the entire […]

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Join the Fun - Explore Nature

Join the Fun – Explore Nature

If you understand a place, you have a much better appreciation for it… This is the desired result of Explore Nature organization.   Through a collaboration of many nature based organizations Explore Nature offers some of the most unique experiences on the coast that help you “connect” with it’s natural uniqueness. Some of the experiences shared […]

Storm Watching...

Storm Watching…

The Oregon Coast in the winter offers a different vacation experience than summer.   Winter is a time that we find our guests wanting to retreat and relax… some come just to get away from the hustle and bustle… some come because there are fewer crowds and less traffic… some come to write or paint… and […]

Photography Contest

Photography Contest

When I am on the Oregon Coast I just can’t help but snap a picture of some of the incredible things that we find.  Just recently I found myself up at the Cape Meares Lighthouse and couldn’t help but snap a couple of pictures of the incredible landscape and the lighthouse. Each year Coast Weekend […]

Cow and Calf Gray Whale at Yaquina Head ONA Photo: Roy Lowe

The Whales are Coming!!!

Later in December and Early January is a great time for whale watching on the Oregon Coast.  This is typically when the numbers are highest during the Gray Whale migration. (again in March and April)  For the guests of many of the Pacific View Lodging properties you will be able to sit right at the […]

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Oregon Coast - A Winter Odyssey

Oregon Coast – A Winter Odyssey

We absolutely LOVE the Oregon Coast in the Winter.   I remember the first time that I saw the video below and could hardly wait to visit Shore Acres where the opening scene was shot.  The Pacific has some incredibly powerful storms in the winter and all along the 363 miles of coastline there are many […]