Whispering Pines Motel
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... before heading off to Medford.After driving about 1.5hours West we arrived in the town of Medford. Checking in and leaving our luggage we went for a walk around the town. Medford is nothing special, it is an inbetweeny town, not big, not overly small. Although our waiters were all super surprised to hear an Australian accent in their small neck of the woods.
Tomorrow we make our way to Coastal ...
... sand dunes on the beach is both impressive, and home to a huge ATV recreation area. There were motocross bikes, quad bikes and all sorts of buggies screaming around the dunes, looking like they were having lots of fun. People seemed to travel from far and wide to stay here and speed around the dunes for their holidays.
We spent the rest of the day in the car, on possibly our most beautiful drive yet. We followed the US ...
... Jody and I in our comfy and warm van.. Brodie on the back of his bike - shivering away consoled by the fact that we would reach warmer temperatures in 30 minutes or less. He says it was well worth it.
We continued our Journey from Crater Lake to the coast where we took Why 138 towards the coast. We stopped ...
... We came through the North Entrance and stopped at almost every lookout. It is 35 degrees, blowing wind, and COLD.
We stopped at the Rim Village Cafe and Gifts. We bought a couple of items.
Next, we continued driving to the Visitor Center. We ate our picnic lunch in a foyer with open windows. All the picnic tables are under snow. We went back into the Visitor ...
... Trail. This is a fairly steep trail, gaining about 750 feet in a mile. But I barely noticed the heavy breathing; the views from the trail were breathtaking and I was stopping frequently to take pictures. The trail switchbacks a few times as it goes up to the summit of Wizard Island and then makes a loop around the crater at the summit. This 90-foot crater is called Witch’s Cauldron, keeping with the mythology-themed names of the ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed