Tag: Road trip

Road Trip Part 3 – Highlights of the California Coast -Lighthouses, Wildlife, History and Other gems!

Sorry, I left you dangling back in the Redwoods ( here ) so it’s time to move on to the California Coast! We turned off 101 at Leggett and took the (very) winding road from the Redwoods down to Highway 1 – remember this… Continue Reading “Road Trip Part 3 – Highlights of the California Coast -Lighthouses, Wildlife, History and Other gems!”

Road Trip Part 2 – The Magnificent Redwoods!

The Coast Redwoods are the tallest trees in the world and among the oldest living things on earth but you have to see them to believe it. They’re found on a thin strip of land 450 miles long and 25 miles wide, along the… Continue Reading “Road Trip Part 2 – The Magnificent Redwoods!”

Road Trip Part 1 – Oregon Coast!

There’s nothing like a road trip to chase away the covid blues and there’s no better way to start than with donuts and coffee. It would be our first real vacation in over a year – at least the first vacation more than a… Continue Reading “Road Trip Part 1 – Oregon Coast!”

Home Again, Home Again from a Wonderful Road Trip

You may have noticed I was off the grid for the last week or so – then again, maybe you didn’t as I tried to stop by occasionally when internet was available. (You wouldn’t think there’d be a problem with cell service in the… Continue Reading “Home Again, Home Again from a Wonderful Road Trip”

The Best of Multnomah Falls

I promised I’d be back to show you Multnomah Falls, the most popular of all the waterfalls in the Columbia Gorge. It was our last stop before heading back home, and it was a perfect and rain-free fall day. At 611 feet, Multnomah Falls… Continue Reading “The Best of Multnomah Falls”

Waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge

No trip to the Columbia Gorge is complete without stopping by the many waterfalls that line the Historic Scenic Highway. Last week we traveled to Oregon and did just that – safely and before new Covid travel restrictions were put into place. The weather… Continue Reading “Waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge”

Traveling the Cascade Loop – Winthrop, Leavenworth, The Enchantments, and Tumwater Canyon

After crossing the North Cascades, with stops at Diablo Lake and Liberty Bell Mountain, I wondered if it could get any better. It did. We spent the night in Winthrop, a small western themed town, then continued south to Wenatchee – the Apple Capital… Continue Reading “Traveling the Cascade Loop – Winthrop, Leavenworth, The Enchantments, and Tumwater Canyon”

There’s No Place Like Home

After a wonderful road trip through the North Cascades we returned to the wet side, I mean the west side of the mountains to typical fall stormy weather. Bob got a fire going and the cats thanked us for returning and warming up the… Continue Reading “There’s No Place Like Home”

Postcards from a Fall Road Trip

For our anniversary this year – 38 years in case you wondered – we set out for a road trip across the North Cascades where the best stop is at Washington Pass for a look at Liberty Bell in burnished bronze, adorned with evergreens… Continue Reading “Postcards from a Fall Road Trip”

Come along for a Drive on the Chinook Scenic Byway

I have to admit we live in a beautiful part of the country. So even though our travel has been limited by the pandemic we’re still able to visit many scenic destinations nearby. Recently that meant a drive on the Chinook Scenic Byway. They… Continue Reading “Come along for a Drive on the Chinook Scenic Byway”

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