Oceanside Inn & Suites
Travel Blogs from Fort Bragg
We hit the Avenue of the Giants early and it was like driving into a tunnel. Jst magnificent to see these 2000+ year old tree that have survived so much. Even the fallen ones are awesome to see. So thankfull for the foresight some of our predecessors had to save some of these wonders for us to enjoy. Hope we can preserve something for our grandkids instead of using everything ...
... drag has a Safeway, Walgreens, Denny's, etc. The marina on the other hand is funky and is from a completely different era - much to our delight.
We're sorry to say we really blew it picture-wise coming in. The river channel is quite small. Because of this we both were focused on navigating and didn't get any pictures. But if you've seen the movie "Popeye" starring Robin Williams you know exactly what the Noyo River entrance looks like so you ...
... it out, time constraints prevented us, and we drove on toward the Redwoods state and national parks. Our first stop, again with hopes of hiking, was at the entrance gate to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. After being informed by the ranger that dogs are not allowed on the trails, she directed us toward a walk down a road to a river upon which we could take Pippi. We walked to the river taking in the towering ...
And that's how I ended up zipping by the Washington state without even stopping for gas or food. We stopped in Portland for the night and go a **** hotel but it had WiFi, so can't complain to much.
Before leaving the next morning I phoned around for a few parts that where needed for Big O (tire and head light among others) and ended ...
... really pretty. They have a heap of bike trails around the park so we unhooked the bikes and went for an explore. First stop was the beach. And it was a sandy beach! Ahh it's been so long since I've felt sand between my toes, love it! An English sailing ship ran aground there in 1906 and the Peter Iredale wreck is still on the beach today although there's not too much of it left. From there we followed the trails up to the Fort Stevens Military Reservation which is a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking