The Oregon Coast has always been a well-loved destination for Fourth of July celebrations with marching bands, community cook-outs, small-town parades, National Guard flyovers, and big displays of fireworks. Visitors are drawn to the traditions, beloved pastimes and patriotism, as well as unlimited access to secluded beaches, beautiful state parks and endless natural attractions that punctuate the Pacific Coast Highway. Things may look a little different this year as Oregon’s Governor has limited large events due to Covid. While parades and city sponsored fireworks have been put on hold, celebrating Independence Day on the Oregon Coast is still a [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
Researching Oregon Coast vacation rentals for your next family vacation can be exciting—perusing pictures of cozy bedrooms with homey wall art, spotless kitchens, and various oceanfront views. Luckily for you, there are so many excellent Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Arch Cape, and Cannon Beach vacation rental options to choose from at Starfish Vacation Rentals. However, most people don’t realize that vacation rentals do not operate in the same way as hotels. Sure, you’re going to have a lot more privacy, space, and the opportunity to make a few homemade meals, but there are a few amenities that hotels offer that may [...]
The chances are you’re seeing ‘workcations’ filling up your news feed! It’s the latest buzzword that is shaping the post-Covid-19 era of remote working, as many businesses make a permanent transition to a remote workforce and employees go in search of the ultimate work-life balance. New data from Airbnb shows that property reviews mentioning ‘remote working’ or ‘working remotely’ have tripled since last year! As the entire world learns to move to the beat of a different drum amidst a global pandemic, we’re loving this new travel trend, but what exactly is a workcation? ‘Workcation’ is defined as “a working [...]
Dust off your suitcase, fill up your tank, and start making travel plans, it’s time to take a road trip! The beginning of 2020 suddenly turned tipsy-turvy on the entire world, the summer vacation plans you’d been anticipating were abruptly canceled, stay-at-home orders were put in place and we all very quickly understood the true meaning of ‘Cabin Fever’. Moving Swiftly Along! Let’s leave that in the rearview mirror! Travelers are hitting the road again and there has been a definite shift in the style of travel as a result of this sudden global pandemic. An AirDNA survey shows that [...]
The great, infinite ocean, the white, sandy beaches, and the cool breeze you feel under the hot Oregon sun is the perfect excuse to hold an artisanal beverage in your hand. Being next to the ocean, especially in or near paradisiacal Cannon Beach, can feel like paradise. There are plenty of Cannon Beach bars that agree! If you’re on vacation and in the mood for some 21+ fun, the bars near Cannon Beach should be #1 on your Coastal Oregon vacation bucket list. The 3 Hippest Bars in Cannon Beach If you’re planning on sipping and savoring some local wine [...]
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 [...]
Spending time on a golf course is a great way to get active and enjoy the outdoors while you’re visiting Cannon Beach and staying at Starfish Vacation Rentals. There are many beautiful golf courses within driving distance of Starfish Vacation Rentals, so it will be an easy trip to spend a few hours in the sun swinging away! Golf Courses Near Cannon Beach Below are the three best golf courses near Cannon Beach. Each course is unique and ready to welcome you and your group to an Oregon coast golf experience. Manzanita Links This 9-hole course in Manzanita features 2,192 [...]
Just the Two of Us Fall in Love All Over Again This season, wow your special someone with an intimate Oregon Coast getaway. Let us help you plan it with our Oregon Coast romance package that offers everything you need for a memorable beach vacation for two. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or you’re planning a trip “just because,” enhance your visit with our “Just the Two of Us” Romance Package. The Oregon Coast is a beautiful place to rest, relax, and reconnect with one another. About Our Oregon Coast Romantic Package [...]