Morrison's Rogue River Lodge
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After getting on the road there was nice scenery. Can't show it all. Fun fact..you are not allowed by law to pump your own gas in Oregon (they do let motorcycle riders pump though), A guy will come to the pump and swipe my card for me then let me pump it, very cute.
I stopped in Depoe Bay. Whales are supposed to come into the bay when they …
... and checked out some cool squishy things that shrink when you toigh them....the water had to have been about 30º at best but it was BEAUTIFUL! I decided cobsidering my headache I would get a head start up the staircase.....I had to take about 5 breaks on the way up lol....I am out of shape, but it was seriously hard for everyone I saw. Justin made it up with Harlan on his back shortly after me, red faced and breathing hard! Cale though......came racing up with a huge smile on his face. ...
... br> So for lunch we parked beside Diamond lake where the backdrop was snow covered mountains. What bliss
But the best was next to come when we decided to go explore Crater Lake.
Hopefully the pics I posted give you a better idea of how we were entranced by the splendour of the Scenic Oregon road.
... Columbia River. There are water views and tall trees and mountains. Not quite the Rockies but still very beautiful and because it is a sunny Sunday, it is fairly busy.
We enjoy the drive and stop frequently to either see views ...
... to remember what day it was and which state I was in, but then I grabbed my recharged phone and we hopped out for some more tree shots. It was crazy to see the tree, it had been cut down, but the cut was made about 25 feet from the ground. A roughly 75 foot long section of the tree carcass lay roughly 20 feet away from the base of the tall stump. Then cut, and by looks, burnt into the stump was a tunnel tall enough to walk through. If only I could bring this log to the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet