Shilo Inn Suites - Tillamook
Travel Blogs from Tillamook
Up early this morning – the storms have passed and the weather is fine. We pack up, but before leaving we decide to check out this beach. It's nice, but nothing like what we have at home!
Continuing north, we are a fair bit behind where we wanted to be by this time. However, we are enjoying the drive, and the scenery of the Oregon …
... I found that Haystack Rock was the big one (235 ft), which featured tide pools at the base. Tide pools are our new thing, and even though we've paid no attention to the tide tables, we've been lucky to discover all kinds of ocean creatures. All wonderful happenstance. In addition, the Tillamook Lighthouse, located 1 mile out to sea, ...
... Charlie walking on the beach in his usual beach garb – jackets came off by end of walk. The Heron was wading in the surf, not the usual place I see a Heron.
The end of this beach has large rocks and sand dunes. The rocks change every year, because it is soft sand stone it keeps falling. When we first came to this park there was an arch between the rocks – photo from 2010. Each year now we see more of the rocks ...
... shot hundreds of photos of Haystack Rock over the years, but with the constantly changing sky, sand, and people it never gets old. Parking at Tolovana Park on the south end of town, I walked up to the rock and back.
Among the crowds at the beach there were even a few surfers--something you don't see that often on the Oregon Coast.
After my walk on the beach I planned to catch ...
In true Johnny and Amber travelling fashion, we woke up to a beautiful day. I say this is true fashion because today was a travel day. We could have used this weather yesterday, but I guess we were a day too early for it. We loaded up on breakfast and checked out of the hotel.
The first part of the day we were split up. John's mom and I dropped the boys off at the Museum of Flight. There were flight simulators, giant airplanes to explore and exhibits to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service