ROMANTIC GETAWAYS ON THE PEOPLE’S COAST
Love on the Coast, The People’s Coast Newsletter for February 2009.
The Lighthouse Jazz Society presents the Oregon Dixieland Jubilee in Seaside, running Feb. 20 – 22. Listen to old-time favorites from groups as far away as Connecticut, North Carolina and Missouri, as well as our own Oregon 234th Army Band. Visit www.JazzSeaside.com for more details.
Want more than wine and chocolate? How about a wonderful long weekend at the Wine, Beer, Seafood and Music Festival in Gardiner, near Reedsport? Enjoy all kinds of local wines, beer and delicious, fresh seafood while listening to great music. There will also be an ice sculpting demonstration. This event is on February 13, 14 and 15 at the W.F. Jewett school building. For more information, visit confluence.reedsportcc.org/index.html.
If you find yourself in Gold Beach, you should try Jerry’s Rogue Jets. For thrill seekers and nature lovers alike, Jerry’s Rogue Jets is one of the leading visitor attractions on the Oregon Coast. From mild to wild, tours on the Rogue River are offered daily in season. For more information, visit www.roguejets.com.
If you’re an animal lover, you must visit the Sea Lion Caves in Florence, an awe-inspiring, intimate view of sea lions in their natural habitat. Descend over 200-feet into the world’s largest and most spectacular sea cave. The cave is the home of the wild Steller sea lion, primarily during the fall and winter months. For more information, visit their website at www.sealioncaves.com.
The area of Astoria and Warrenton is a nationally significant historic region at the western end of the Lewis & Clark Trail. Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies; a place that takes visitors back to simpler times. Astoria offers several first-class interpretive attractions, including the Flavel House, Heritage Museum and Columbia River Maritime Museum. You can find more information about Astoria’s history and these museums at www.cumtux.org.
In Cannon Beach the family friendly Surfsand Resort has a 3 for 2 Sweet Nothings Special for the month of February. The special includes three nights oceanfront or ocean-view room, rose petals, champagne, hand-dipped Tipton’s chocolates and a Gund Bear. Rates start at $139 for the first two nights, third night is free. For more information visit www.surfsand.com.
Romance your sweetie in Pacific City at the Inn at Cape Kiwanda with a package that includes a two-night stay in an ocean-view guest room or oceanfront Cottages, a $50 dining credit for the Pelican Pub and Brewery, gourmet chocolates and your choice of our wonderful Pelican Pub Bridal Ale, wine, champagne or sparkling cider. For more information, visit www.innatcapekiwanda.com.
All month long, couples can warm up with Oregon Beach House Rentals in Lincoln City. Rent a minimum of two nights and you’ll be entered to win one of two Romance Packages to be given away in February. Included in the package is a snugly blanket, a CD of romantic music, bubble bath, candles, chocolates and more. For more information visit www.cottagesbythebeach.com or call 888-755-7783
Turn up the heat at Pelican Shores Inn in Lincoln City where you can take advantage of their Midweek Winter Special. Stay in a king studio, a one bedroom suite or one bedroom fireplace suite for just $89 per night. Stay 2 nights or more and take an additional $10 OFF the special rate. (Special available Sunday – Thursday, through 2/19/09) For more information visit www.pelicanshores.com or call (541) 994-2134 or (800) 705-5505.
Get a “sweetheart” of a deal this Valentine’s weekend at Surftides in Lincoln City. Complimentary DVD rental and popcorn, choice of red or white wine in your room upon arrival and breakfast for 2 for only $99.00 plus tax. Extend your getaway to include Sunday for only $21.40 with any package. For more information visit www.surftideslincolncity.com or call (800) 452-2159.
Sea Horse Oceanfront Lodging in Lincoln City is pulling out all the stops this February, offering rooms and suites at 30% off. Stay two or more nights, Sunday through Thursday and get 50% off! As always, pets stay free. Indoor heated pool, outdoor hot tub, and Continental breakfast. For more information visit www.seahorsemotel.com or call (541) 994-2101 or (800) 662-2101.
Feel the love all month long in Florence at the he Edwin K Bed & Breakfast. Their sweetheart of a package includes a five course breakfast, two commemorative wine glasses, sparkling cider or Silvan Ridge Early Muscat, and chocolates as well as dinner and one free dessert at Pomodori Restaurant (appetizers and beverages not included.) For more information visit www.edwink.com or call (800)833-9465.
February 13 and 14 is the Bed, Breakfast & Dinner Valentine’s Weekend at Heceta Head Lightstation Bed & Breakfast in Florence. Come prepared to enjoy great food, wonderful conversation and spectacular views! Rooms will go quickly!!! Call for reservations. For more information visit www.hecetalighthouse.com or call 866-547-3696.
Relax and enjoy a romantic Love Story Picnic on the Pacific at the Pier Point Inn in Florence. Along with a warm smile you will be greeted with chocolates, single rose in a vase and a bottle of sparkling cider. For more information and special package rates visit www.bestwestern.com/pierpointinn or call (541) 997-7191.
Get in touch with your wild side at WildSprings Guest Habitat in Port Orford this Valentine’s weekend and rediscover the magic that brought you together. The cozy, elegant cabins are already stocked with candles, wine glasses, spa robes, CD players and a lovely CD of WildSpring music. Special Offers Available. For more information visit www.wildspring.com or call (541) 332-0977 or (866) 333-WILD (9457).
From now through March you can live like a millionaire in North Bend at the Mill Casino, Hotel & RV Park. $59 room rate, plus tax for a Sunday – Thursday arrival. To receive this rate the guest must join the FREE Millionaire$ Club. Even better, when you up for the Millionaire$ Club you will receive a free Casino Fun Book (over $36 value). Code: 09WtrSpcl. For more information visit www.themillcasino.com or call (541) 756-8800 or (800) 953-4800.
Cosy up in Coos Bay at The Old Tower House B&B. Take 10% off 2 night stay, 15% off 3 night stay, 20% off 4 night stay in this historic building right across from the bay. For more information visit www.oldtowerhouse.com or call (541) 888-6058.
Give in to romance with reckless “a-Bandon“ all month with a two night special at The Bandon Inn. Sun-Thurs $60/night Single Queen – $65/night Double Queen – $70/night King. Fri-Sat $74/night Single Queen – $79/night. For more information visit www.bandoninn.com or call (541) 347-4417 or (800) 526-0209.