Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rockaway Beach to Newport

This is what we came to the Oregon coast for. We’ve driven along the coast, visited all three capes on the Three Cape Scenic Drive, hiked to Munson Creek Falls (the tallest waterfall on the Oregon coast), sampled a couple … Continue reading

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Tillamook / Oceanside

We only had a 30-minute drive down Hwy 101 to our next RV park in Rockaway Beach so we weren’t in any hurry to leave so as not to arrive too early. Things really slowed way down after I checked … Continue reading

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Welcome to Astoria, Oregon! We made the short drive up from Cannon Beach not sure of what we would find there. What we found was a quaint and historic town (the oldest settlement in America west of the Rockies) that … Continue reading

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Going Coastal

After three weeks at a lovely RV park in Fairview we drove through Portland, crossed over a bridge, under some houses, through the woods, to Cannon Beach, and another lovely RV park. We’ll be here for just a few nights … Continue reading

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Good Eats

Oregon sure has it’s share of great places to eat and the number of opportunities for another new craft beer is staggering. We wanted to try out Full Sail Brewing and the pizza at Double Mountain Brew Pub in Hood … Continue reading

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Caitlyn, Lane & Charlene

Since we’ve decided to skip Seattle this time, due to the lack of available space at a decent RV park, we made the two-hour drive from Portland to Dupont, Washington, for a much-too-quick visit with granddaughter Caitlyn and her precious … Continue reading

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Neumann’s German Bakery

This update is not about beer and it’s not about pizza. Instead, it’s about this great little German bakery, deli and market we found in Portland. Anytime I see or hear the words German and bakery together I’m instantly reminded … Continue reading

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Alison Krauss & Union Station

While we were in Montana we discovered that Alison Krauss would be in concert at a venue only 90 miles from where we would be staying while we were in Portland. On the way to the concert, we found this … Continue reading

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