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Fort Clatsop and the Astoria Bridge

We departed Cape Lookout with the intention of making it well up into Washington that day. We wanted to drive over the long bridge over the mouth of the Columbia River in Astoria, and we wanted to stop at Cape … Continue reading

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Cape Lookout and Tillamook

Our final yurt stay was at Cape Lookout State Park, and we decided to stay 2 nights there so that we could explore Tillamook for a day, which was just about 10 miles from there. Cape Lookout is one of … Continue reading

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The Yurts of the Oregon Coast

We arrived in Oregon on a rainy, grey, chilly day. It definitely felt like home, and an appropriate welcome back to the Pacific Northwest. We stopped just after the border at a beautiful welcome center at Crissey Field. The ladies … Continue reading

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Wine Country to Redwoods

Well, we were not given a very nice day to spend in California Wine Country, but we tried to make the most of it. We visited the Alexander Valley Winery first thing in the morning. Kinda weird to be doing … Continue reading

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Monterey to Wine Country

We were glad to spend a rainy day in the aquarium. After leaving Monterey, we drove up to the other end of the bay and stayed at a state park (I think it was “South Beach”, but not sure) and … Continue reading

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Brad and I had been to this aquarium many years ago (maybe 15…?) and we remember loving it then. We were excited to show it to the kiddos. The place is even better than before, and we had a spectacular … Continue reading

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A Day in Monterey

Our good weather karma had worn out, and we were looking at the last rain-free day in a while, so we took it as an opportunity to explore Monterey on foot. We got up and marched down the hill from … Continue reading

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