Travel Blogs from Coos Bay
... to Eureka on Saturday morning. Our earlier plans to stay in places with kitchens and eat out less seem to have evaporated. Those with kitchens are often pricier and shabbier than some of their counterparts. We've decided to use up our storehous of fresh & frozen items in favour of regular pet-friendly inns with a breakfast. Dinner tonight at Bennetti's downtown and an earlier than usual start in the morning for a longer-than usual drive along 101 to Eureka, CA. ...
... main industry is Lumber and Fishing and the rivers we crossed were beautiful. After about two hours travel we stopped at a town called Bandon by the Sea. We were there over an hour and while small, it was very interesting with very quaint shops. It was a lovely little town and one wonders how it survives with the number of sweet shops and arty type shops around.
Oregon is apparently littered with light houses (not all working) but Bandon has one and we ...
... We drive through several small towns that would be fun to stop at, but that's another trip.
Our first stop is the Umqua lighthouse where we take a tour. This light house was built with the same plans as the Heceta and is still operational today. The fog begins to lift while we are there. On down the road to Coos Bay where the guys check us in to the ...
Howdy from the Charleston Marina in Coos Bay. Yesterday we had the longest run of the trip so far. We were underway by 5 AM and had planned on being on the water until 7 PM or so. We got a break as the current was going with us and cut a couple of hours off our time. We got in at 5:30PM.
The fog was thick the entire day with visibility only 100-200 yards or so most of the time. ...
We got to the Redwood National Park in about 4 hours or so, and we found a hiking path to go up and have a picnic. There weren't a lot of people around and not many animals or bugs (so we could hear any way) so it was quiet and beautiful. The redwood trees were some of the largest in the world!
After that we headed back on the road, had a quick pit stop in Klamath for a bathroom break and some beef jerky, and then headed all ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Cute Cottage Coos Bay
Other places to stay in Coos Bay
1313 North Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $96
275 E Johnson Ave, Coos Bay | Hotelfrom $97
1001 North Bay Shore Avenue, Coos Bay | 2 star hotelfrom $73
91904 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay | Hotelfrom $78