Travel Blogs from Grants Pass
Accompanying song: "The High Road" by Broken Bells
Oil change today. What do I do when my car inevitably falls apart?? There's still quite a few miles left in the Monte, but today I looked deeply into its eyes/headlights and could tell it was facing its own mortality. These mountain roads, the ups and downs and so many curves at oxygen-sucking elevations, are taking a toll. ...
Crater Lake is highly captivating. Impossible to take a bad photograph, I was working on a great photograph at one of the overlooks when a bird flew into a nearby tree. Hurriedly, I took a few photos, expecting him to move on quickly. (Up to this point, the only wildlife we saw were the chubby little chipmunks checking to see if we had food. One little beggar went as far as to put his front paws up on my mom's leg while she was seated on a bench. They were ...
... he has boundless energy, he probably could have done that all day and been happy as a clam. After that we headed north again....we said no stops, we are tired and we need to keep it moving!!! Until we saw the elk....there were elk grazing right on the side of the road....ecerywhere so of course we pulled over got out and took 100+ pics.....the someone told us there were tons off the next exit, so we daid YES more elk, let's do this! We pulled off the next exit.....no elk, but then I saw ...
... country as many times as he did with his 9 kids...it wasn't always smooth sailing or glorious conditions, but ue had his family (and toolbox) by his side and I think he was a better person for the experiences he had. And oh the memories!! I have my own, but I continue hearing more about the ones I wasn't around yet to experience! Thank you Grampa for giving me the desire for the open road. I look forward to passing down the legacy!!
Back to the adventure at ...
... it was but it has been renovated and makes an interesting side trip.
We left the log house and joined the Avenue of the Giants travelling along the original US route 101. First up was a brief stop at the Visitors Centre which had some excellent displays of both the man made and natural history of the area
We followed US101 for about 20 of its 31 miles and made a couple of stops taking a short hike into one of the groves which are easily accessible. They ...
Other places to stay in Grants Pass
111 Northeast Agness Avenue, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $89
1880 N.W. Sixth St, Grants Pass | 2 star hotelfrom $69
243 NE Morgan Lane, Grants Pass | 2 star hotelfrom $122
1889 NE 6th St., Grants Pass | 2 star hotelfrom $87
815 NE 6th Street, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $73
986 S.W. 6th Street, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $142
1253 NE 6th Street, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $65
955 SE 7th Street, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $139
1001 NE 6th Street, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $63
104 SE 7th Street, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $65
110 North-East Morgan Lane, Grants Pass | Hotelfrom $35