Travel Blogs from Beaverton
Today started with an early wake up in preparation for a big day of Sightseeing. We canned the idea of Mt St Helens late last night as it was going to take 4 hours to get there and then 4 hours back. 8 hours of driving for Will would have been massive. We decided instead to head along the Columbia River Gorge Byway. However, due to waking up and seeing a very thick fog around us we decided to can the idea of going today and hoping for better weather tomorrow. It says that it is supposed to ...
... food from all around the world. After some tough deliberating we all settled into a nearby park to eat our hearts out while listening to a street performer play some ridiculous covers including a long forgotten song by Enrique Iglesias, taking us back to 2001. This was followed by a walk to the Deschutes Brewery to sample some great Oregon beers. On our way back to the house we stopped by Chris' office to check out the behind the scenes action of his company, TREW. ...
... and here it is Friday and tomorrow is Farmer's market so we do it all over again. Like Ground Hog ...
... walk out the door and avoid the fast food joint, and head to the Elmer’s Restaurant, where we get a great meal for a very reasonable price. The pie for dessert is awesome, and the bill asks where we are from (probably for some marketing purposes), so I write we are from Brisbane, Australia – which I hear the waitress talking about to her colleagues. We did really enjoy the meal tonight, so I leave a decent tip, and we head back to our motel to catch up on ...
... away to see the entire thing. Unfortunately, with its fame and ease of access, the area around the falls was incredibly crowded. We stopped for pictures at the lower viewing area to see both the lower and upper drops and then while Sandy got something to eat, I ran up to the Benson Bridge and got a few more pictures before continuing on. Next, we headed to Wahkeena Falls, a Yakima Indian word meaning most beautiful. It ...
Other places to stay in Beaverton
15520 NW Gateway Court, Beaverton | 3 star hotelfrom $120
9900 SW Canyon Road, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $74
- Sorry, this was not a great deal
- Our Stay Was Great!
- Perfect in every way
8500 S W Nimbus Drive, Beaverton | 3 star hotelfrom $119
875 SW 158th Ave, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $77
15583 NW Gateway Ct, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $119
18665 NW Eider Ct, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $83
15402 NW Cornell Road, Beaverton | 3 star hotelfrom $85
13455 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $94
1300 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $109
- Nice beaches and fine pool…
- International Palms Resort
- Old and Run Down
10720 SW Allen Blvd, Beaverton | 2 star hotelfrom $65
- Comfortable bed
3333 SW 198th Ave, Beaverton | Hotelfrom $69