Old Town Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Today was the first day where we (or rather Chris) got things a little bit wrong. We’ll explain why later…
It was mostly about a long, beautiful drive down the Pacific coast. The US Highway 101 remains close to the coast for most of what we drove today, giving us a variety of different places we could stop and enjoy the view …
It is really beautiful here in the park. There are more camp hosts than campers right now, so it's really quiet too.
We decided to go back into town and stroll along the boardwalk. The first place we came to was a restaurant with outdoor, pet friendly dining. Cool! We're hungry and we got pets!! There was a young lady outside passing out samples of their clam chowder. The chowder alone was reason to stop ...
... which would have been expensive to outfit.
They have a lovely mature tree which they sited the buildings around; and they have extensive landscaping including the boulevards around the complex. Surprisingly they were not required to provide on-site parking. That is the benefit of having an approving authority that understands the benefit of putting pressure on vehicle allowances.
We had 2 nights here so we took the opportunity of the slack day to go ...
... on the sand dunes and visiting the sea lion caves were real highlights as well.
As we continued on the road, passing some spectacular coastline, we crossed the Oregon border to California and ventured into the heart of the 'Redwood Forest' for a touch of hiking. The girth and height of these trees was quite breathtaking and yet again, we were blessed with gorgeous weather. No bigfoot sightings to record ...
... the beach.(His knees give him too much trouble for running anymore.) Of course, I start into a sermon about gratitude for the little things in life, like just being able to walk on this beautiful beach and to just be here seeing all these wonderful sights. Well.......little did I know I would be asked to practice what I preach! For those of you who have followed my blogs over the years, you already know that my vacations ...