Motel 6 Gold Beach
Travel Blogs from Gold Beach
Got on down to Gold Beach, thought about getting into CA but 5:00PM coincided with nice Motel 6 overlooking Rogue River. Couple of little movies here...drive around old part of Bandon [Brandi kept calling it Brandon, funny that], and another of a most stubborn, 'ornery coastal view en route (Port Orford I think).
South from Florence,"Dune …
We atarted out at 8:00 am this moring in bright sun,but it didn't take long for it to become foggy. No rain, just fog which quickly shrouded the coast.
Our fist stop was Cape Foulweather (how appropriate) where we did manage to see a grey whale out in the water by seeing a spout of water come up. Of course we had to use binoculars, but …
Checked out of our motel in Ukiah and started on our journey to Oregon. The weather was amazing today. Well into the 30's, sadly we were in the car the majority of the time but nevermind.
Before we left a guy in the motel asked if I had driven on highway 20. I thought he was trying to chat me up but once we were on the road we saw signs …
... Caracal to come out - a desert lynx to me and you - and more 'cat' like than the tiger..
After the Caracal we had a wander around the rest of the park and saw lots of great animals, bears, reindeer, elk, leopards, tigers, lions, warthog, ostrich etc before coming back to the petting area where it was time to say hello to Barney the Bear!
After that it was time to go the Nursery section and see the ...
... went well.
#Two nights camping in Florence (Oregon) for Monday and Tuesday night. This is our cheapest nights to date at $25 a pop
#One night in a Cabin, Lincoln city (Oregon) Wednesday night.
#One night in a Cabin, Astoria (Oregon) Thursday night
#Two nights in a hotel, Seattle (Washington) Sunday and Monday night. This is our most expensive nights yet at $200 each.
#Tickets to watch the Seattle Mariners vs Minnesota Twins ...