Whalers Rest RV & Camping Resort
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... Odd to see a French named town in Oregon. So I did a little research on Google....Lafayette was founded in 1847 by Joel Perkins, an early pioneer to the Oregon Territory. Lafayette was situated on the main Indian trail that traversed the Willamette Valley at a point on the Yamhill River known for years as Yamhill Falls. The town grew slowly at first, but grew by leaps and bounds after gold was discovered in California. In the early 1850's, ...
... ownership of the U.S. Forest Service, which pleased me as my annual federal interagency pass covers any entrance fees. Then we see that there's no entrance fee, but rather a parking charge, not covered under the park pass. I'm always tickled with the government finds loopholes ...
About a 4 hour drive today, not counting stops. More forests of Oregon cypress. Still on highway 101, at times with Oregon cypress on one side of us and sand dunes on the other. Started with misty rain at about Florence, fortunately we didn't want to stop at many places for the scenic views. Arrived at Schooners Landing, Newport at about 1.30. Too early to check in so took at drive to Walmart and Fred Myer ...
... north. WOW, do we like whale watching. We travel north with spectacular views of the ocean from time to time. We arrive at the Port of Newport Marina and RV Park. We check in and go down the block to Hatfield Marine Science Center. A serious research center but this is educational, especially for kids, of all ages. There was a touch tank and many fish. We ventured into Newport, a coastal resort town on a Friday night in summer in a 27 ...
... beautiful weather with equally beautiful views of the ocean and headland. This was certainly one of my favorite spots on the Oregon coast!
I never did make it into the Lighthouse, as the tours were not until later in the day, but I did read later that this particular light house is haunted....
Jennifer was flying back to re-join me tonight and so I was heading down the coast to pick her up at North Bend airport. This is in ...