Travel Blogs from Gold Beach
After taking over Nick and Jana's bedroom last night, we slept soundly until 8. We showered and headed downstairs for some coffee. Our more than thoughtful hosts offered to keep Pippi for us so that we could have some dog free time to go downtown and check out the famous Powell's book store. We drove downtown taking in Portland as best as you can …
... again, during the summer season they don't take under 10's, so we had to pass on the opportunity - although Julie and I are determined to come back on our own at some point!
We headed into Gold Beach itself and found a room overlooking the sea at the Gold Beach Resort. After going to the local supermarket to grab some baby food and adult food we watch the end of the local high school american football match.
... br> #Two nights in a hotel, Portland (Oregon) for Tuesday and Wednesday next week.
It feels great to pretty much have the next 10 days all planned out. We spent the rest of the day enjoying the view from our room while sipping on champagne that had been kindly donated to us by Kurtis a work friend of mine before we set out.
That's about it. The coming week will see us pick up the pace, and we should be heading East by Thursday 1st of August.
... west coast they do call fried potatoes 'chips' but on the east coast they are usually called 'fries'.) So we did give him 2 dollar tip for his charming smile and helpful advice, which is probably the amount of money we had saved on the sales tax. But we followed his advice because the book we are using as our bible for this trip - 'USA Road Trip' - also said the same thing.
And it ...
... in my entire life (even when I lived in Quincy, IL)…hahaha
There is deeded beach access from the campground and we walk Maddie through the woods, over the 101 and to the beach. The huge rocks that look like they have fallen off a mountain top centuries ago dot the water and the surf laps jagged cliffs from all around. Gray water and brown sand littered with driftwood is impressive in the intense sunshine. We sat on ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed