Blue Gull Inn
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We drove down the coast via US 101 to Astoria ....interesting small town with a large logging port as well as fishing boats. There is a huge bridge spanning the Columbia River to Long Beach Wash. And another bridge down the coastline of Oregon. We passed lots of logging trucks and hills that had been clear cut at some point. Went through Seaside which was very tacky and crowded and eventually came to ...
... 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, ...
... one should always order Tillamook grilled cheese with bacon – delectable good choice!
About this time, the sun is starting to appear so we head out to Cape Meares State Park. It is on the northern tip of the Three Capes Loop. Here we have another lighthouse built in 1890 and restored recently – it still isn’t the vision I have of lighthouses as it was rather squatty. ...
... and wagons in the early days and even some Model A and T Fords in later years. Wouldn't have caught me on that puppy in low OR high tide. Some tree trunks we found wedged into what was a large cave (when the tide was out) and would have been under water in high tides and was quite unique. I do my best to NEVER go into a cave (remember we are in EARTHQUAKE country) but this one DREW me in. The logs had been there a long time ...
... last couple of days
Astoria - largely famous for being where the Goonies was filmed so we went to the Goonies house in honour ;). We also cisited the Astoria column, right at the top of the hill with breathtaking views across the mouth of the river - we also got to throw balsa wood gliders off the top
Cannon beach - haystack rock, walking on the beach, sea very very ...