Travel Blogs from Grants Pass
... Gold Bluff Beach"....I tell Justin, they must be down there! Let's go! So we set out on an unpaved, uphill road in the Corolla.....this was maybe not my brightest idea, I admit.....but we kept going....it felt like 10 miles of unpaved rutted out narrow winding riad until we got to a kiosk to enter the park.....for which we waited in line and paid $8. We thought, this beach must be spectacular or else no one would make that drive. WRONG! LOL, it was surely nothing special and crowded ...
... So many of their buildings are still standing and they have a variety of bars, restaurants and boutique stores. They don't even have a traffic light, just stop signs. They have the old bank on display with the original safes and most of the buildings are labeled with what was there and the year. Many of the stores have old memorabilia in the front windows We walked around and checked out the shops then started towards home. Terry saw a sign for a reservoir ...
... 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.
... you can tell the road has already took affect on me...I went a bit deep there. Anyway, we went through a security check point and almost had to surrender all our produce we managed to stuff into our pockets at the continental breakfast. Luckily the California Park Ranger had bigger fish to fry so they let us keep our snacks :) Soon after the checkpoint we went through a tunnel. While we were in it someone flicked a switch and the weather became cooler and foggier! We stopped ...
... places and photos don't really do them justice. There are many memorial groves and if you have a spare US$25,000 there would be worse ways to spend it to ensure these magnificent trees are preserved.
Back out onto US101 and we began heading north again to our next stop at a
little coastal town called Eureka. I was looking for a piece of genuine local native American Indian jewelery / art. Not the traditional silver/turqoise mix but something a little ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Discovery Inn Grants Pass
Other places to stay in Grants Pass
105 NE Agness Ave, Grants Pass | 2 star motelfrom $137
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1950 NW Vine St., Grants Pass | 2 star motelfrom $63
8959 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass | Motelfrom $107
1800 Northeast 7th St, Grants Pass | 1 star motelfrom $56