La Quinta Inn & Suites Newport
Travel Blogs from Newport
Seeing the Oregon coast is another one of those bucket list things we've been wanting to do. Last year we barely touched the state of Oregon as we drove to Vancouver and spent a night in Pendleton. I've heard of the beauty of the coast and wanted to experience it first hand. I've spent a lot of time in my life around coastal Maine, so my …
... and other supplies. While Jessica went for these supplies, I got oil from one of those chain places (Oil Can Henry) that try to sell you air filters and wipers. (We are at 3800 miles for this trip.) They figured out why I was there and left me alone but they were selling the menu to the other customer in the shop. I saw a woman in a bathrobe standing by a cam with a gas can. I offered her a ride to the gas station , but she explained she was begging for money. ...
... due. The tent is surrounded by rain forests with huge leaves and hills covered in tall Sitka spruces. There are streams of water all around, but they are often obscured by vaulted ceilings of ferns. I like camping here because it's a different world and nothing like the deserts we crossed to get here. After setting up camp, with some difficulty, we made our way up the Otter Crest Loop, a scenic six mile drive to Depoe Bay. At Otter Rock, next to a ...
... getting dinner we stopped off at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area where we saw sea lions basking in the afternoon sunshine.
After a quick stock up and browse through Walmart (massive) we watched the sunset behind a layer of horizon clouds. A fire and dinner of BBQ wieners and a compulsory smore, saw us into bed early as it was very cold and we needed to catch up on some ...
... like. I have nearly eaten myself sick. Literally they are on every property and state and federal park out here, in the towns, fence rows, everywhere. The birds do not seem to bother them. There are so many the birds do not have to fight the people for them. No one seems to be picking, except a few tourists. We had deer cross in front of us and others along the road. We came across the Dean Creek Elk viewing area. There was a herd just ...
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