Vacations To Go

 

Long Beach, Astoria and Tillamook

 

Day 1 Thursday August 9th  
9:00 a.m. Depart: Spokane  
    (From Highway 101 near Aberdeen, take Highway 105 west for roughly 20 miles. Where Highway 105 tees, turn right and go north for two miles on Highway 105, also known as Forest Avenue, to Ocean Avenue and turn left. The lighthouse is located 0.2 miles down Ocean Avenue on the right hand side.)  
  Do: Bay City Sausage (9-6)
2249 SR 105
 
3:30 p.m. Arrive: Westport 388
  Lodge: Islander Westport $125
(2 Queens, micro, fridge, coffeemaker)
 

 

Day 2 Friday August 10th  
  See: Gray's Harbor Light (Fri-Mon 10-5)
1020 W Ocean Ave
 
   

Westport Marine Museum $5 (10-4)
2201 Westhaven Dr.
Show your lighthouse ticket and get $1 off

 
    Shops  
  Depart: Westport  
    (Continue south on Hwy 105. At Raymond turn right across the river on Hwy 101. It will eventually go right. In Long Beach go right on Hwy 103.)  
1 3/4 hrs Arrive: Long Beach 80
  Lodge:    


Day 3 Saturday August 11th  
9:00 a.m. Depart: Long Beach  
    (Turn left on Hwy 103. Turn right on Oysterville Rd. Across from the post office.)  
9:30 a.m. Arrive: Oysterville 15
    Oysterville Historic Cemetery Letterbox  
    Historic School House Letterbox  
10:30 a.m Depart: Oysterville  
    (Go back out on Oysterville Rd. Turn left on Hwy 103. Turn left at Scoopers on 2nd. Travel this avenue until you find a Tsunami Siren .. Turn right at the siren, and travel to the end of the gravel road, it also serves as a parking lot to the Ball fields.)  
  Do: Turtle Pond Series #4 Base-a-Ball Letterbox  
11:00 a.m. Arrive: Long Beach 15
  See: Shops  
    Candy Man
115 Pacific S
 
    Scoopers (11-10)
101 Pacific N
 
    (Go across the street and turn left on Bolstad..)  
    Anna Lena's
111 Bolstad
 
    (Go back to Pacific and turn left/south.)  
    Cottage Bakery (4am-7pm)
118 Pacific
 
    Werner's Candy and Gift Shoppe (Scrappacino)
408 Pacific S
 
    Marsh's Free Museum (9-5)
409 Pacific
 
  Optional: Dinner-The Lost Roo (11:30-8:30)
1700 Pacific
 
  Depart: Long Beach  
  Arrive: Astoria 19
  Lodge:    

 

Day 4 Sunday August 12th  
    (From Marine Dr go up 15th St to Madison.)  
8:00 a.m. Do: Remember Letterbox-Astoria Pioneer Cemetery  
    (Go past the bridge and take the first right on Portway St. Go past Riverwalk Inn and turn right on Industry.)  
    Sitting on the Dock of the Bay Letterbox  
    (Continue right on Marine. Go left at the roundabout continuing on Marine to Tapiola Park.)  
    Goonie Never Die Letterbox  
10:00 a.m.   Sunday Market (10-3)  
12:00 p.m. Depart: Astoria  
12:15 p.m. Arrive: Ft. Stevens State Park $5 9
  Do: Peter Iredale  
1:00 p.m. Depart: Ft. Stevens  
    (Just before crossing the river before you get to Seaside. Turn right into North Gateway Park.)  
    Snug As a Bug Letterbox  
    Your Humble Serpent Letterbox  
1:45 p.m. Arrive: Seaside 14
    (Turn right on Broadway. Just past the river on the right.)  
    Broadway Stars Letterbox  
    (Continue to the next street, Edgewood. Go two blocks right.)  
    Pocket Park: Love Letterbox  
    (Go back to Broadway and turn right.)  
  See: Shops  
4:00 p.m. Depart: Seaside  
5:00 p.m. Arrive: Tillamook 46
  Do: Dinner: Tillamook Cheese Factory  
6:30 p.m. Depart: Tillamook  
8:00 p.m. Arrive: Portland 73
  Lodge:    

 

Day 5 Monday August 13th  
  Depart: Portland  
4 hrs Arrive: Kennewick 205
2.25 hrs. Arrive: Spokane 142