Travel Blogs from Yachats
... the ocean, with tightly spaced houses looking out over the ocean. In the town of Oceanside, we decide to walk a short way on the beach and go to a tunnel in the shear rock cliff face. It goes through the cliff and onto another beach only accessible by the tunnel. The tunnel was originally a natural tunnel, but they had to reinforce one face of it due to falling rocks.
With my recent knee surgery, I've had to be careful where and how I've walked ...
... ranger were occupied as we cruised out of there.
So fresh and so clean we headed north to the small fishing town of Newport, this is also where the Oregon State Sea Research Center (or something like that) is located. We parked the car and strolled down the Historic Bayfront, stopping in random shops, checking out the local fish ports and watching the harbor seals being jerks to each other. It was a cool little area, however, if we were worried about ...
... We are determined to stay warm. I took Henry down to the beach for a quick play but the wind was unrelenting and I didn't want him getting sick again. It sounds as though he's having a quiet play in the tent trailer. His little stories that he tells himself are funny. He's certainly learning about self-play these days. He's been really good to Penny on this trip, giving her toys, hugs, holding her hand, and making a genuine effort to cheer ...
... mighty Pacific! How awesome this must have been for the first explorers to see. Windy weather, but clear and cool, made for a nice evening at camp. Looks like we are the only ones here. Love it!
The rest of this week, we plan to wander around the central and northern Oregon coast, doing a little exploring of our own... maybe even time for a little shopping!
Til later... cheers from the road,
Jan, David, and ...
We continued west after a few awesome days in Portland, and hit Canon Beach, Oregon. I don't know what exactly I was expecting, but Canon Beach was a wonderful surprise. As soon as we parked the car, we could hear and smell the ocean. I looked over at the huge childish grin on Jonas's face, and we trekked over the dunes to the beach.
"Whoa!!! The BEACH!" I shouted. No offense Vancouverites, but there are no beaches in Vancouver. There are some rocky/sandy bits where you can ...
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