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Destinations Magazine: Great Escapes

December 15, 2014 | by Jon Rahl

Vacations are the “great escapes we need,” says Destinations magazine, “to relax, recharge and rejuvenate ourselves.” And for a little inspiration on where you might go on your next “Great Escape,” Destinations hosted a photo contest in December 2014.

First place honors went to Judy Brooks from Athol, Idaho, who submitted a photo from her recent trip to Seaside, Oregon! Judy’s photo, a stunning sunset shot with three youngsters running toward the waves, graced the cover of the magazine.

Look inside to see all the winning photos and Honorable Mentions.

and so much more!

View from the Pacific Pier

The view circa 1906 of Seaside's old Pacific Pier

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Children feed the Harbor Seals at the Seaside Aquarium in Seaside, Oregon.
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Artillery on Seaside

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Seaside Promenade

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A volunteer assists those watching whales at an unknown location along the Oregon Coast.
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View from the Hotel Seaside

A view from the old Hotel Seaside in the mid 1920s

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