Travel Blogs from Yachats
... 20 runs east through the Coast Range all the way to Boston at 3,365 miles and makes this the longest road in America!!
Again the scenery along this coastline is breathtaking and we are so pleased that we have been able to experience it first hand.
Enjoy our trip along the coast so far - more to follow, of course. Off to Florence, OR next.
First tonight a big thank you from Bill and Brian for all the great and motivating comments of support from family and friends. The comments mean a lot!!
Writing tonight from Yachats Oregon. Many of the towns and cities on our trip are from Indian languages and names. Yachats, which Brian has been calling Yackets, is actually pronounced Yah Hots!
This time of year the sun sets late in the evening. Sunset last night ...
... find a place to camp. Every campground we passed had FULL signs posted. And even the hotels had no vacancy signs. Not a good sign for us. We continued hoping that the closer we got to Florence the more luck we would have, but no such luck. We passed a cute hotel right after the town of Yachats, where I noticed it didn’t have a NO vacancy sign. We continued passed it, hoping one of the two campgrounds on the map would have open ...
... 2 so the timing was good for us – before the rain set in but with the waves/wind building up. It was a climb up to the lighthouse but worth it. The lighthouse sits 205 feet above a significant expanse of shallow water in the Pacific Ocean on a headland that rises to 1000 feet. Built in the 1890, materials were brought from San Francisco (brick), east of Portland (stone) and were transported by surf ...
Today is the Ory Family Reunion!! After over a year of planning, we have all (well, almost all) gathered in Florence, Oregon.
My mother comes from a family of 14 - that's 10 brothers and 4 sisters! And there are 26 grandchildren, 15 (probably more) great-grandchildren, and one little great-great-grandchild! And all their spouses and even a few cousins, too! 13 of them were not able to ...
Other places to stay in Yachats
280 Overleaf Lodge Lane, Yachats | Hotelfrom $125
- What a find
- Nice people, comfortable hotel
1555 Highway 101, Yachats | Hotelfrom $50
- The best place to stay on the Oregon Coast
- Great Getaway!
- Best Stay of the trip
P.O. Box 307, Yachats | Hotelfrom $71