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March 30, 2021

What Is It That Makes a Sweet Home, Sweet?

When you’re picking a vacation rental, we know there is a laundry list of things you’re looking for to have your ideal vacation. At Sweet Homes, we do our best to anticipate your needs and check every box for you. Our name is our guarantee: we set a high standard for ourselves and our homes so that can stay in a “sweet!” home. So, what is the magic that makes a Sweet Home so sweet?  Our Standards  We’re proud to be in this industry and love being able to share

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Happenings on the Oregon Coast
March 17, 2021

Your Oregon Coast Bucket List

We love the Oregon coast and we want to spread that love around! That’s why Sweet Homes Vacation Getaways homeowners open up their doors to welcome you: we all want you to be able to visit and experience the coast in the most relaxing and fulfilling way possible. To help you get the most of your time on the coast, below you can find a list of some of our favorite things to do and see here. Think of it as the start of your Oregon Coast bucket list, because

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Things to Do
March 03, 2021

Your Coastal Geocaching Guide

Geocaching is a community outdoor treasure hunt played all over the world. Using a GPS device or your smartphone, the goal is to locate hidden containers, called caches, based on coordinates, hints, and good old fashioned searching. You can Geocache almost anywhere in the world, but the coast is a great place to try it, and it’s a safe outdoor activity to do during your Sweet Homes getaway.  How does it work?  If you’re just starting out, all you need to do is sign up for an account on the

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February 17, 2021

Step Up Your Instagram Photos

Ocean sunset photos, mountain selfies, and casual ‘relaxing in my vacation home’ shots are the stuff of many travel-lovers’ Instagram feeds. For us regular folks, aka not photographers, it’s easy to get jealous of the seemingly perfect photos. It’s natural to want to capture memories when on a trip of your own, but sometimes you just can’t seem to get the same kind of shot you see all over Instagram. Here are some tips to get the best photos to post or just keep for yourself.  Use the right gear

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Travel Advice/Tips
February 05, 2021

Have you heard about the transformative power of family getaways?

Everybody loves a vacation, but we know that sometimes it can be difficult to get away. You know the feeling: when you start to think about the packing, the planning, the money, taking time off work or school, hearing ‘are we there yet’ 50 times, vacation can seem like an exhausting proposition. Taking even a long weekend can feel like a luxury that you don’t have the time or means for, but getaway time is about much more than fun: beach vacations can be transformative. There’s a long list of

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Happenings on the Oregon Coast
December 09, 2020

The Park is Named What?

One of the best things to do while visiting the Oregon coast is to make your way to some of our many State and local parks. We personally love learning the history behind each park’s namesake as it teaches us something about our home and history. Since you love to visit the coast, we thought you might like to learn more about the parks as well, so we’ll be sharing the stories behind some of our favorite park names. Of course, we have to start with Exploding Whale Memorial Park

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Happenings on the Oregon Coast
November 04, 2020

Central Oregon Coast Photo Guide!

One of the best parts about family vacations are the photos! Especially now that most of us have a great camera right in our phone, capturing experiences digitally is a cherished part of documenting life adventures. Who doesn’t want some great photos that you can share with others and look back on over the years to remember great moments?  Luckily, we’re incredibly fortunate on the Oregon coast: almost everywhere you look is a great place for a photo! Whether you’re an amateur, a pro, a social media maven, or an

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Happenings on the Oregon Coast
October 28, 2020

No need to break the bank!

It’s so important to take time for yourself and your family & friends and get away from the stress of your everyday routines. Vacation can sometimes feel unobtainable and daunting to plan and budget for, especially if you’re traveling with your family or coordinating with friends. Worry not! We’re in the vacation rental industry because we want to provide folks with easier, more affordable ways to enjoy the gorgeous Oregon coast. So, check out the tips below to keep your vacation lower-cost and escape to the beach to make some

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Things to Do
September 16, 2020

What’s Your Usual?

Everyone knows the Oregon coast has amazing beaches and hiking trails to explore. But the locals and loyal visitors also know that the restaurants, galleries, and coffee shops are just as special. To help you make a plan for your trip and then place your order, we asked some locals what their ‘usual’ is. Below you’ll find some of their suggestions, so feel free to work your way through the list and let us know what you think! You can always tag us in any social media, because as we

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Happenings on the Oregon Coast
September 14, 2020

Time for a Flexcation!

Summer coming to an end, leaves changing, and sweaters coming out usually mean it’s back to school time for families, and time to get back to a more ‘normal’ routine. Now, as nothing seems to be normal anymore, that routine looks quite a bit different for many households. Instead of getting the kids ready for school, packing their lunches, and getting them to their bus stop, parents are getting their kids up and ready, turning on the computer, and going to the next room to work while they oversee distance