Westshore Oceanfront Motel
Travel Blogs from Lincoln City
... Siletz River. People were swimming and crabbing. It was 55 degrees so I'd rather be crabbing.... Not that I haven't swam in cold weather, but that's usually in hot springs. Near Depoe Bay, we stopped at the Boiler Bay overlook to seek grey whales, which are resident year-round in these parts. There was nothing but cold and wind until I gave up. As I was saying, "Let's get a campsite and look somewhere else," a whale spouted in the shallow kelp-filled ...
Ok! So we are in Lincoln City warming up for the Bumper Sticker tour. I've figured out what to do each day at Yellowstone...now to figure out the daily itinerary at Glacier. We will be watching music tonight and just relaxing. It is absolutely gorgeous here at the beach today. However, I am ready for a good nap...coastal coma has officially taken hold of my inner body!!!
We moved the short distance here this morning, got a nice pull-thru site with full hookups, and Zach and I took off to walk on the beach after lunch.
Despite it being a cool and windy day, we thoroughly enjoyed sitting and watching the waves, and walking through the surf, taking pictures, watching the kites being flown by others on the beach and talking. So glad we moved here for the day!
... prove we at least did something all these months not working.
When checking in at the camp site I was slightly confused when the woman asked, "Snow Pets?" I weakly replied "no snow pets" then laughed realizing that I was so tired/spaced out from the long drive after a night of not great sleep and really she had just said "No pets?"
We partially upgraded ourselves by booking a Camping Cabin. Much cheaper than a hotel and without the set ...
... that the elevator that goes down to the cave was out of order so we didn't get to see that hidden part of the sea lions life :(We drove through Historic Newport which offered views of multiple fishing vessels and canneries then headed out to The Devils Punch Bowl. This is a rock formation which, at the right time of day, spouts ocean water into the air ... but we were there at low tide so no luck in seeing the spouting rock. We hope you enjoy ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking