Pacific Reef Resort - Gold Beach
Travel Blogs from Gold Beach
After nine days and with 600 coastal miles on the clock we have finally made it out of California. The past week has been superb and I'm not sure how the rest of the country is going to compete with the Northern California coast, I only hope we have not done the best bit first.
Today was all about planning. One week into our trip and it …
Trip miles today =160 miles
Total miles = 723 miles
We had some time in hand this morning and the drive ahead not so long today so went back up the coast a couple of miles to a scenic viewpoint high above the road for views of Cape Perpetua, the area where we stayed last night. Good views out to see about 35 miles both up and down the …
Today was a travel day. We made our way down the 101 today. We left Astoria shortly after 8am and with a few short pitt stops we have settled for the night in Gold Beach, Oregon. The sights up the trip were fantastic. The tree canvased roads shaded perfectly, the twisting of the roads scattered with sheer droops to the ocean below us. We did make a …
... and raccoons!
Eventually we dragged ourselves away from the Park and carried on the drive to Gold Beach.
Along the way we saw signposts for a hotel that Julie was tempted to stay in - the Tu Tun Lodge - so we drove down there - to find this most amazing lodge house with some of the more fantastic rooms/views over the river possible - they even had a room available (that we could just about afford) - ...
... viewing and photographing the elk to our satisfaction, we drove down Newtown B. Drury Parkway. There are 75 miles of trails in the park, we found one of the shortest to walk in the rain. Big Tree Wayside has several looping trails which all pass by…..a big tree! The Big Tree is estimated to be 1,600 years old and is over 300 feet tall. In other words, gargantuan! We enjoyed the walk even if it was raining, thankful for our foul weather gear.
Driving north from ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking