August 24 – 25, 2017 The next couple days I need to do some chores such as laundry, shopping, cleaning. So I take care of these things and also do some sightseeing in the area.
Wondering what traffic will be like on Tuesday? August 22 – 23, 2017 Tuesday morning after the eclipse, I break camp and head east on Hwy 26. I’m pleasantly surprised there is very little traffic along this highway. The three units of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument are along Hwy 26. I plan to stop at the Sheep Rock Unit. However when I arrive at the visitors center it is a… Read More
Settled in for the week August 17 – 21, 2017 For the next week I am just hanging out at camp, relaxing, reading, etc. It’s nice that I have good cell service here so I can get internet. I do start getting antsy after a few days without being able to get online.
Prineville, OR August 15, 2017 On my way back to the RV park yesterday, I had stopped at Fred Meyer to grocery shop and filled up the gas tank. So this morning I am ready to hit the highway. After breakfast and coffee I drive through Florence and turn east on Hwy 126. This looks to be a nice easy drive through the Willamette Forest.
August 14, 2017 This morning I drive north to Newport, stopping along the way at a couple overlooks. The views are still jaw-dropping! This being my first trip along the Oregon coast, I am overwhelmed with how beautiful it is.
August 13, 2017 Umpqua Lighthouse I actually got an early start Sunday morning, pulling out of Edson Creek CG about 7:30. It is rainy and foggy this morning, but it should clear up later on. My destination today is Florence, OR which is about 100 miles north.
Should I go inland? Or continue on the coast? August 12, 2017 I’m at a critical decision point in my quest for sunshine! When traveling on the Pacific coast, there are only a few good roads to take east over the mountains, especially with an RV. Today I would be coming to Hwy 199, which goes inland to Grant’s Pass. If I don’t take 199, then I am committed to traveling up… Read More