Comfort Inn Newport
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Around every curve on Hwy 101 is another scenic spot; Seal Rock, Yachats, Haceta Head Lighthouse, and Sea Lion Caves to name a few. We drive the coast to Coos Bay where we stop at Hwy 101 HD where Laurie bought tee shirt and just around the corner we have lunch at Coney Station. As we head south on Hwy 101 we pass lots of lakes, rivers, and sand …
We drove from Seaside down to Newport, Oregon. Most of the day we dodged rain showers.
Our first stop was Ecola State Park. The fee to get into the park was $3.00. The views are spectacular. There are several rock formations in the water near the shore. There were several trees on the beach that were picked up by the incoming tide and …
... retired couples with whom we shared wine cheese and dinner one evening. We spent one of our precious Yachats days checking out wonderful sights nearby. Devils Churn was beautiful, but not much churning going on that day. We understand that when sea is rough the waves shoot high above the beach. The views from Cape Perpetua Bluff were amazing, and the little seaside town of Yachats ...
... playing on the beach.
The house we are staying in belongs to friends of Steven's team leaders from Africa. They are from OR & we will visit their house next (located in The Dalles, OR). The house is about 2 blocks from the ocean & I have enjoyed sitting in the front room & reading a book with an ocean view. The beach here is wide & flat & has wonderful fine sand. It's almost as nice ...
From here it was downhill all the way, but only in the literal sense. Our next stop was Diamond Lake, another beautiful lake surrounded by volcanoes.
After stopping for breakfast at the overlook point, we drove down to the lake thinking it would be thronged with happy holiday makers, wrong! We just about had the place ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking