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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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June 12, 2018

Explore Newport Oregon

Get Out & Do More In Newport! First time guests to the coast are always asking us about activities for there travels. Besides the natural beauty, there are many activities for adults and children, up and down the coast. We thought we would break it down by different areas to simplify your search. It’s time to explore Newport. Shopping Newport has some of the best shopping around, you will find handcrafted items from local artisans such as hand bags all the way to decorative blown glass floats. The Historic Nye

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May 01, 2018

Exploring Cape Perpetua

Exploring Cape Perpetua Just a short 5 minute drive south of Yachats, Cape Perpetua Scenic Area offers many experiences for all to enjoy with tide pools, old-growth forests and stunning views. Covering 2,700 coastal acres and with the highest car accessible view point on the coast at 800 feet, Cape Perpetua should be on your list of places to see, when on the Central Oregon Coast. Your first stop when in Cape Perpetua, should be the Visitor Center, which is open seven days a week most of the year, to

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March 22, 2018

So Many Wonderful Areas To Explore!

Highlights Along On The Oregon Coast When one drives along the Oregon Coast you will notice a many state parks and recreation sites along the Peoples Coast. These areas are the perfect place to get out and explore all that the Oregon Coast has to offer. Lets take a look at some of our favorites areas along the Central Coast. We will begin our journey around Lincoln City and head south to Florence. Hopefully you get to see them during your travels but if you don’t, that just means you’ll

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March 02, 2018

Spring Whale Watching Season Quick Guide

Photo Credit: Whale Spoken Here Spring Whale Watching Season Quick Guide Spring is just around the corner and with spring comes the whale migration. During this annual migration about 18,000 gray whales pass just off the coast of Oregon. Yes, you read that right, 18,000! While there are some resident gray whales that stay year round just off the coast, this is the one of the best time to see them. During this time mother grays heading north tend to stay closer to shore with their young, which makes land

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May 23, 2013

A Win-Win Proposition

We’ve never been much for popularity contests — not when either of us were kids, and not now.  But we live in a new world, filled with new media, which creates new networks of friends, information, and opportunities.  So, some time ago Sweet Homes Rentals joined the Facebook and Twitter revolution as a means to connect our friends, customers, clients, and supporters to Sweet Homes and to one another.  It’s a virtual place for us to share information about the Oregon Coast, last minute specials, news about Sweet Homes, and