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Oregon Coast Aquarium

It’s time to check out the Oregon Coast Aquarium, located in Newport, Oregon. With a focus on all sorts of species which are native to Oregon’s coast, we should have a chance to get up close and personal with a … Continue reading

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Sea Lion Caves of Florence

In my multiple trips to the Oregon coast, I never had the chance to stop in and visit the Sea Lion Caves. Opened to the public in 1932 and located just north of Florence, Oregon right along Highway 101, this … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Lighthouse Tour

Being from the prairies, I have always had a fascination with grain elevators. I imagine for those who grow up in close proximity to the ocean or other large body of water, lighthouses fill that role. Both grain elevators and … Continue reading

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Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

We go inside the largest wooden aircraft ever built. Come visit the Spruce Goose with us! Continue reading

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The Wild West Town of Garnet, Montana

It’s the next instalment of our “Coastal or Postal” vacation. This time we’re heading up into the mountains near Missoula, Montana to visit the preserved ghost town of Garnet, Montana. Once a thriving mining town dating from the late 19th … Continue reading

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Back on the Road – Polson, Montana

In September we hit the road for our vacation. I dubbed it the “Coastal or Postal Tour 2019” because last year when we started throwing out vacation ideas I said “It has been ten years since I’ve been the Oregon … Continue reading

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Route 66 Retrospective: The Planning

Since concluding our Route 66 adventure four months ago, I have continued to remain active on a number of Route 66 forums and Facebook groups. Those groups are full of people planning their own trips on the Mother Road and … Continue reading

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