Travel Blogs from Port Angeles
We opted for the third option for three main reasons:
1) the ferry departs a few blocks from our house
2) the ferry goes due South. Both other options had us driving north to get to the ferry, and in the case of the BC Ferry, the ferry then took us further north. So we were actually lessening our drive with the Coho
3) We bypass Seattle. Highway 101 connects in with the I5 in Tacoma, missing all the congestion in ...
... a chocolate chip cookie!! The bus had seat belts that had to be worn at all times . . . Carol liked that!!
And, we did cover the same ground, until we crossed Hood Canal Bridge, but instead of turning south toward Silverdale, we turned north toward Port Gamble and Kingston. But, just as we got on the bridge, traffic came to a halt in both direction . . . no one seemed to know what was going on . . . and we had a ferry to catch . . . some were familiar with this ...
... worth it though. Not only are there great views but we get two shocks: deer and snow!! We still have quite a way to go until our stop for the night, so after a short walk, we head onwards. We are staying at Sol Duc Hot Springs. Theoretically it should be nice- basic cabins in the heart of the park, next to the natural hot springs. When we arrive, there are no parking spaces available in the main car park so I pull ...
Our Children; finally with this new format our kids could follow us and were encouraged to read about our adventures. That meant a lot to me, and kept me encouraged. Thanks Kids.
Friends; although some did not post comments, they told me when I got home and spoke with them that they looked forward each day to reading “the next issue” with their morning coffee. Thank you Friends.
Some final ...
"Ticking" Those Final Boxes!
There are times when we envy those folks living near the major seaports with convenient access to public transportation, and preparing for an extended cruise is one of those times. To be able to call a cab to take you and your mountain of luggage to Pier 91 in Seattle or one of the cruise terminals in Florida must be grand.
Out here in the “boonies” just getting to a cruise ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Sportsman Motel Port Angeles
Other places to stay in Port Angeles
2104 E First St, Port Angeles | 1 star motelfrom $97
111 E. 2nd Street, Port Angeles | 2 star motelfrom $121
521 E. First Street, Port Angeles | Motelfrom $74
214 East Lauridsen Boulevard, Port Angeles | Motelfrom $64
1006 E. Front Street, Port Angeles | Motelfrom $63
535 East Front Street, Port Angeles | Motelfrom $49
415 E. First St., Port Angeles | Motelfrom $66