Travel Blogs from Grants Pass
... this would happen, but I long for the flat and straight interstate highways through Iowa.
For now, everything is good with my car. Have put on over 6,000 miles since leaving MN (if you're looking for a breakdown of miles driven: Me: all of them, Mom: none of them). Runs great with plenty of passing power, just using a little extra oil. The Monte and I are ok with that.
... watch.) The bird did not move on, instead he was intently watching me watching him. I switched to my long lens and continued to photograph - at this point he seemed to hold poses like a fashion model, shifting head and/or body every few seconds. Then holding. We had a connection; I was very excited about it.
So excited that I didn't notice that an older gentleman (late 60's but I'm a terrible judge of age) had pulled up and was watching the exchange, ...
... 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 ...
... 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
1949 N.E. Seventh Street, Grants Pass | 2 star motelfrom $79
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