Seaside Oregon Blog

After the storm

It does seem to be raining an awful lot here in Seaside.  But the great thing about all this wet are the colorful rainbows that show up when the storm has passed through.

Wayfarer Restaurant

One of our favorite things about running a motel is the hospitality aspect.  We love to meet our guests, recommend them to the best spots, and make sure they have a great time while visiting us.  I love to eat (I could really do it all day long if I had a large enough stomach) … Continued

Visit the Astor Column

The last time I visited the Astor Column it was drizzly and cold.  Not fun and I refused to get out of the car.  This time, the sun was out and the sky was clear.  The view is incredible.  You can see rivers and mountains and bridges and trees – it’s a stunning spot. The … Continued

A Beautiful Sunset on Ave U

It seemed so hard to believe that I had to leave dinner cooking, grab my camera and run down the street to capture what I saw – a clear evening sky with a lovely sunset and barely a hint of precipitation.  Just another reminder why I love Seaside so much.

Found in the Archives…

While cleaning up my electronic files this afternoon, I found this invitation created in 2007 when we first acquired the motel.  What a project that was.  We had so much help from our friends getting the motel just habitable (trust me, the place was in quite a state when we arrived).  Here is the letter … Continued

Lonely Planet Travel Book

Here is an email I received from Mike this week with some great news: We made it into the recent edition of Lonely Planet, which just came out.  They publish travel books for the globe, and apparently are a very big deal.  See page 24. Check out Lonely Planet here.