Home is where the heart is so why not fill up your tank and take your sweetheart on a romantic (and socially distanced) road-trip this Valentine’s Day! The dramatic Oregon coast is lined with charming coastal villages, spectacular scenery that will sweep you off your feet, and natural attractions that allow you to social distance in secluded scenic spots with your loved one. Love is not the only thing in the air this Valentine’s Day! Coronavirus is looming large throughout the US and while it may have changed the way we go about our daily lives, it cannot (and must [...]
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The festive season is a time to cherish those close to you, share much-loved traditions, indulge in festivities, and keep the holiday spirit alive. This year has seen the unexpected, the unprecedented, and a whole lot of chaos, so let’s make it a festive holiday season to remember. Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Your Joy This Festive Season! We all know the iconic tale about the Grinch that stole Christmas! The Grinch stole Christmas out of a deep sense of loneliness and isolation, which may have encountered during this strange and unexpected pandemic. This season looks a little different for [...]
Visiting Oregon is always a treat, with its beaches, natural beauty, and gorgeous coastline and ocean. Exploring and spending time on the beach is a must. And, when you stay with Starfish Vacation Rentals, you’re just a few minutes away from the beach, no matter which coastal town you choose to stay in. Consider exploring Oregon’s beaches on horseback during your next vacation. The Best Stable for Horseback Riding Oregon’s Beaches and Trails Oregon Beach Rides is the best destination if you want to explore Oregon’s beaches on horseback. As the stables are located right on the coast, you’ll be [...]
Things to Do in Cannon Beach, Oregon Cannon Beach is a coastal city known for its friendly residents, amazing restaurants, and strong artist community. In fact, Cannon Beach was named one of America’s Best 100 Art Towns! No matter the reason for your visit, you’ll find plenty of fantastic things to do in Cannon Beach. Plus, when you stay at one of our luxury beach rentals, you’ll be just a short walk from many of these wonderful attractions. Are you looking for even more things to do in Cannon Beach? We’ve listed our [...]
So, you’re planning your next big vacation to the Oregon Coast, but you’re not quite sure where to start. Do you want to stay at a luxurious home overlooking the Pacific Ocean, or do you prefer a private room where local hosts graciously open their home to you? Well, we compared vacation rentals vs. Airbnb and what booking with either one entails. Keep reading to see which option is the better fit for you and your family. Ask These 3 Questions to Compare Vacation Rentals vs. Airbnb How Does It Work? Vacation Rentals The process for booking vacation rentals vs. [...]
The coastal region of the Beaver State offers an incredible array of activities and experiences. Most may not think of golf as a popular thing to do in our area, but there are some great golf courses on the Oregon Coast. Whether you want to enjoy a quick nine-hole outing or a full-fledged 18-hole competition, you’ll find the perfect fit for your game here. The Top Oregon Coast Golf Courses 1. Highlands Golf Club - Seaside Highlands Golf Club is about a 10-minute drive north of the beach town of Seaside and is one of the better Oregon Coast golf [...]
The Oregon Coast is home to many one-of-a-kind adventures. And hiking Neahkahnie Moutain provides one of the most unique experiences in our area. From beautiful mountain scenery to breathtaking views at the top, you and your family need to tackle this peak during your trip! About Neahkahnie Mountain Hiking What makes hiking Neahkahnie Mountain an incredible experience? This popular Oregon Coast hike features one of the most stunning vantage points in the area, with views overlooking miles of mist-shrouded coastline. The trek to the top of the mountain can be challenging in some spots, but overall, it’s a great hike [...]
Do you enjoy making the most of your vacation by immersing yourself in a destination? A visit to the Oregon Coast in the off-season allows you to experience an array of unique activities that you typically wouldn't get to try when traveling during peak tourist times. How to Enjoy the Oregon Coast During the Off-Season The Oregon Coast off-season begins in winter and runs through the end of spring. During these two seasons, visitors will find lighter crowds and cooler temperatures. But trust us; these “Secret Seasons” are well worth visit. Winter Winter on the Oregon Coast is a fantastic [...]
The small towns up and down the beautiful Oregon Coast offer many incredible sights, attractions, and events. One of the most unique and interesting experiences is the Cannon Beach Cottage and Garden Tour. Due to its charming seaside character, Cannon Beach is often likened to Carmel, California or Nantucket, Massachusetts. As you stroll through the neighborhoods of Cannon Beach, you will notice quaint beach cottages, some built over a century ago and nothing like the mammoth beach homes being built today. Many of these picturesque cottages, surrounded by lush gardens, retain the flavor of bygone days when families often spent [...]
The stunning coastline of the Pacific Northwest is home to many incredible treasures, especially in the Beaver State. You’ll never run out of things to do regardless of what time of the year you visit. So, when is the best time to visit the Oregon Coast? We give you the inside scoop on the best things to do and places to see in every season – including the “secret season.” Read on to learn when to travel and what to do while you’re here! Here Are the Best Times to Visit the Oregon Coast When Should You Visit Us? [...]