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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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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

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Happenings on the Oregon Coast
September 10, 2020

Redefining Elopement in 2020

In 2020, eloping no longer necessarily means secretly running away to Vegas or sneaking into a courthouse for a hush-hush marriage. For many couples, eloping is a cost-effective, intimate, drama-free and unique wedding experience. With less pressure to focus on tradition and pleasing all the family members, eloping can be a good option for couples who want to keep it simple and avoid the pressures and obligations of a more traditional wedding. These alternative weddings are not necessarily spontaneous and unplanned, they are not done solely because of family challenges

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Travel Advice/Tips
July 24, 2020

Are We There Yet?

Family vacations to the coast can make some of the best memories and scrapbook moments you’ll ever have. Once you get your Sweet Home rental your kids will love picking out their room, running to the beach in front of your home, and roasting smores after a day of exploring. What might not make the cut in the scrapbook pages or Instagram stories are the classic ‘are we there yet?’ moments. Whether you’re driving or flying to the coast, it can be tricky to occupy young kids and keep them

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Happenings on the Oregon Coast
June 30, 2020

Why Book a Sweet Home Instead of a Hotel?

To us, the answer to the question, ‘should I rent a vacation house or book a hotel room?’ is obvious: get a house! Why? Because our homes are awesome — they’re beautiful, comfortable, and full of amenities. However, we do understand that it’s not a decision to be taken lightly and you need more reasons than just ‘they’re awesome’ to plan your getaway, so we’re here to help you. There are lots of things that make booking a vacation house, especially a Sweet Home, the better option over a hotel

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Things to Do
August 03, 2018

The Bountiful Bay

The Bountiful Bay When one is on the Central Oregon Coast all the natural beauty makes it easy to see why people love this stretch of coast. Visitors passing through may not have the time or not even know that on the main thoroughfare of Highway 101 lies an bay opening up to the Pacific that is not only beautiful but bountiful! This place is the Alsea Bay. While driving over the Alsea Bay Bridge, one may notice boats in the bay and people along the shoreline. Most of the

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Things to Do
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