We left Astoria knowing that we had less than 150 miles to drive. Piece of cake, right? Not on Highway 101 and not when we were stopping every few miles.
What an incredible day! One minute it was gloriously sunny; the next it was raining, and all of it was wonderful!
I’d aleady had my feet in the Pacific Ocean off of the Washington Coast, and on this day I did the same in Oregon.
Haystack Rock on Cannon Beach
Forgive me! I just realized that these next four images are from Cape Disappointment State Park in Washington!
The Astoria-Megler Bridge
My apologies for the lack of order of these photos! Hope you enjoyed them anyway!
What a thrill it is to spend the entire day driving the Pacific Coast Highway! Mile by mile of exploration with the only downside being that I wanted to stop and photograph EVERYTHING! We had 10 days to get from Seattle to LA and we could have spent weeks! Still, it was a gift just to be there and we will be back!
Day 2 on the road found us leaving Port Angeles, driving through Olympic National Park, and ending up in Astoria, Oregon.
This view brought tears to my eyes.
But that view came after miles of driving through fog, which was stunningly beautiful even though it blocked some of the view.
At the end of the day, we found a local brewery and enjoyed a cold beverage. Happiness!
What do you do when you have 3 hours in Seattle? After arriving by plane from Virginia, and with WAY TOO MANY options, we picked up our rental car and made a quick stop at the Pike Place Market.
After enjoying Fish Tacos and a local craft beer, with vows to return, we took the Edmonds Kingston Ferry to the Olympic Peninsula.