After 4 weeks exploring the Oregon coast it was time to say “til next time” to Oregon and drive north into Washington. We had not explored much of the far western Washington coast, so we decided to check out some new areas. There are two choices we found on the west side, a southern peninsula,
After a wonderful stay in Harris Beach and our first tastes of fresh seafood and the Pacific coast, we set the theme for our next stop as Seascapes, Sea Lions, and Seafood. Our target was to eat only freshly caught seafood, find sea lions in the wild close enough to see and hear, and hike
It’s summer in Tucson and 100+ degrees. Time for us to take off on our quest for cooler weather, coastal views, eating seafood and hiking. This year’s adventure finds us north along the Oregon Coast, Washington Coast, then inland to the Cascades and ending up in Utah. Our first stop is near the town of
Olympic National Park has been on our bucket list for some time. It is a big area consuming most all of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State and is known for its rain forests, mountains and glaciers. It also has some wonderful coastline and beaches. We decided to split it up into two distinct areas.
The northern Oregon coast was the last section of coastline we had to visit to make it a full coastline tour. We chose to base out of the Astoria area. The Oregon National Guard has a small training post just south of Astoria with a wonderful little RV park. We decided to stay there as
One of our favorite places to chase 70-degree temperatures is the Oregon coast. We love the rough, raging and natural coastlines. Oregon is the only state which requires public access to all of its coast and beaches. The entire coast is lined with state parks, county parks and public access points. The varied weather patterns,
As we were already in northern California, we thought we would take the time to visit another national park. Along the coast is the town of Crescent City, the northern gateway to Redwoods National Park. This is where we decided to make our base for touring the Redwood Coast. We have always wanted to see
The final stop on our Gulf Coast Anniversary Adventure was Galveston, TX. We had heard great things about the beaches and all the things to do there. One last chance to get some white sand beach time and eat seafood. An added bonus is our nephew and his girlfriend live nearby in Houston so we