Shilo Inn Suites - Warrenton
Travel Blogs from Warrenton
A few years ago, I was doing some research on the interwebs and discovered the outdoor filming locations for The Goonies were in coastal Northern Oregon, near the movie setting of Astoria. Huh, that's where I am now. I had to visit Cannon Beach: the one with the rocks. It's featured multiple times - in the intro car chase scene, when ...
... and snacking on salt water taffy, Mom and I chose Yahtzee and played for several hours. Lovely day!
Now I've been disappointed with locations, but never a place that others seem to like so much. Maybe it's tradition. Seaside appears to be something of an inside joke, with stories and secrets under the surface for the initiated; from the outside, it just felt like a bad joke.
Good joke: Why don't lobsters share? ...
We drove south through Washington today. The plan was to visit Mr. Rainier on the way to our next campsite today and then tomorrow, visit the Lewis & Clark Museum and Mt. St. Helen's. However, it was raining and cloudy weather so we decided to skip Mt. Rainier for today and go right to the campground. Not many pictures taken because nothing looks good with raindrops all over it.
Once there, we had plenty of ...
Our next day outing was to Fort Clatsop, which was the encampment of the Lewis and Clark Expedition near the mouth of the Columbia River during the winter of 1805-1806. It took just over 3 weeks for the Expedition to build the fort, and it served as their camp from December 8, 1805 until their departure on March 23, 1806.
The site is ...
No, not a day of bar-hopping, rather a visit to the site of the Goonies home made famous by the Spielberg 1985 movie. Although set in Astoria, most of the outdoor shots filmed along the northern Oregon coast. In the short time we were there, I must say, it was all us 30-40 somethings taking photos, perhaps a sign of our generational memories of a movie we enjoyed as youngsters. After breakfast and a side trip to the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility