Vacations To Go

 

New Years on the Sea

 

Day 1 Friday December 27th  
11:00 a.m. Depart: Spokane  
1:15 p.m. Arrive: Kennewick 142
  Do: Lunch  
2:15 p.m. Depart: Kennewick  
6:15 p.m. Arrive: Portland 200
  Do: Pick-up Almanza's
11754 E Burnside
 
    Dinner-Bridge City Taproom (11-2:30 am)
620 SE 122nd
 
    (Turn right on 122nd. Go left on Stark. Go right on 117th. Turn right on Burnside.)  
  Do: Drop off Almanza's  
    (Go right on Burnside. Turn left on 122nd. Turn left on Airport Way. Turn left on Holman. Hotel is on the right.)  
9:00 p.m. Do: Book Disney Cruise Excursions  
  Lodge: La Quinta Inn and Suites
11207 NE Holman
Portland, OR
(503) 382-3820
$102.74- 2 Queens, $97.55- 1 Queen
Breakfast: Waffles, coffee, tea, scrambled eggs, sausage, dry cereal, fruit, yogurt, juices. pastries, bread/toast, etc.
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Day 2 Saturday December 28th  
Everyone:      
    (Go left on Holman. Turn right on Airport Way. Turn right on 122nd. Go right on Burnside. At 117th do a u-turn going east on Burnside.)  
9:00 a.m.   Pick-up Almanza's
11754 E Burnside
 
Guys:      
    (Go right on Burnside. Turn left on 122nd. Turn left on Glisan. Turn right into I-205. Take the I-84 exit. Take the middle lane to exit toward City Center. Keep left following signs to Oregon City. Keep right following signs to McLoughlin Blvd/US 26. Take right on Taylor and left on Yamhill.)  
    Guardian Games (10-10)
345 SE Taylor St.
Portland Oregon, 97214
 
    (Go right on Yamhill. Take the first right on Martin Luther King Blvd. Take the 2nd left on Salmon. Take the first left on Grand. Go left onto Morrison St. Go right on I-5. Take exit 302B onto I-405 south. Take exit 2B. It will go into 6th. Turn right on Flanders. Take the second right on 18th. Turn lefton Northrup. Take the first left on 19th.)  
    Pro Photo (9-5)
1112 NW 19th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
11
    (Continue right on 19th. Go left on Johnson. Turn right on 16th. Enter I-5 south. Take exit 283. Go right on Wilsonville Rd. Take the first left on Boonesferry Rd. On the left side.)  
  Do: McMenamins Wilsonville Old Church and Pub
30340 SW Boones Ferry Rd.
19
    (Go right on Boonesferry Rd. Turn right on Wilsonville Rd. Take the first right onto I-5. Take exit 27B right on Ehlen Rd. Turn right on Hwy 219/River Rd. Turn left on Hwy 18/Newberg Dundee Bypass. It will pass over Hwy 99. Go right into Hwy 99. Go left on Hwy 18. Turn left on Hwy 101. At the US Bank go right on Fleet. Jog right on 9th and an immediate left on 11th. It will become Coast. On the right side.)  
  Arrive: Lincoln City 81
    Enchantment by the Sea
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
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Ladies:      
    (Go right on Burnside. Turn left on 122nd. Turn left on Glisan. Enter I-205 going right/north. Take I-84 west. Take exit 1. Turn left on 12th. Turn left on Davis.)  
  Do: Voodoo Donuts
1112 NW 19th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
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10:45 a.m. Depart: Portland  
    (Go right/west on Davis. Turn left on 12th. Go right on Sandy Blvd. It will go left on 7th. Go right on Morrison. Enter I-5 right/north. Take exit 302B south on I-405. Take exit 1D right onto Hwy 26. Go left on Hwy 6. Turn right on Wilson River Road.)  
12:15 p.m. Arrive: Tillamook 78
  Do: Lunch-Tillamook Cheese Factory  
    Tillamook Quilt Trail #1-Card Trick Letterbox  
    (Turn left on the south end of the parking lot on Latimer. Not too far past the turn to Wilson River Road. At Alder Crest Rd.)  
  Do: Tillamook Quilt Trail #2- Oregon Trail Letterbox  
    (Go back to the Wilson River Loop and turn left. On the right side.)  
  Do: Tillamook Quilt Trail #3-Lone Star Letterbox  
    (Continue on Wilson River Loop. Go right on Hwy 6. Turn left at Bureau of Land Management sign to the fairgrounds.)  
  Do: Tillamook Quilt Trail #4-Western Star Letterbox  
    Tillamook Quilt Trail #31B-Waterwheel Letterbox  
    (Turn right on 3rd. Before McCormick Loop on the left.)  
  Do: Tillamook Quilt Trail #5-Far West Letterbox  
    (Continue south on McCormick Loop. After the road goes right, find the sign on the right side.)  
  Do: Tillamook Quilt Trail #6-Oregon Letterbox  
    (Continue on McCormick Loop for a while. On the right corner.)  
    Tillamook Quilt Trail #7- Lewis and Clark Letterbox  
    (Continue on McCormick Loop. At Hwy 101 go left. Turn left on Long Prairie Rd at the Air Museum and park by the jet sign.)  
  Do: Tillamook Quilt Trail # 9- Windward Square Letterbox  
    Tillamook Quilt Trail # 10-Westward Ho Letterbox  
    (Go back to Hwy 101 and turn left. Red barn on the left. Past Munson Falls, white house, then red house. Look for the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway sign on the left side of the road. Park on the right.)  
  Do: Tillamook Quilt Trail #8- Salem Letterbox  
    (Go left/south on Hwy 101. When you enter Lincoln City, just past SW 5th, go right on Fleet. Jog right at 9th and left on 11th. It will become Coast. Past 14th on the right side.)  
6:00 p.m. Arrive: Lincoln City 46
    (At the US Bank turn right on Fleet. Jog right on 9th and left on 11th. It will become Coast. Go past the park on the left. On the right side..)  
  Do: Drop off luggage (132)
Everyone:      
    (Go back left on Coast. It will become 11th. Jog right on 9th and left on Fleet. Turn left on Hwy 101. Past NE 14th on the left.)  
7:00 p.m.   Dinner: Best of Thai  
    (Go back right on Hwy 101. At the US Bank turn right on Fleet. Jog right on 9th and left on 11th. It will become Coast. On the right side.)  
  Lodge: Enchantment by the Sea $2,261.57
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
Check-in 5 p.m.
 
    (Continue right on Coast. At 32nd turn right. Go left on Anchor. On the right side.)  
Barb & Tim: Lodge: Sandcastle Beachfront Motel
3417 SW Anchor
(541) 996-3613
Check-in 3 p.m.
 
Jeff, Jen and Trish:      
    (At Newport go right on Hwy 101. In Lincoln City turn left on SW 29th. (just past Dory Cove Restaurant) Take the first right on Coast. At 24th it will jog right. On the left side.)  
    Enchantment by the Sea
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
 

 

Day 3 Sunday December 29th  
    Float Faeries: December 29-Jan 1, 2020 New Years: 50 floats  
10:00 a.m. Depart: House  
    (Turn left on Coast. It will curve right on 11th. Jog right on 9th and left on Fleet. At Hwy 101 turn left. Turn left on Logan Rd.)  
  Do: Safeway Shopping  
    (Go back right on Hwy 101. After SW 5th turn right on Fleet. Jog right on 9th and left on 11th. It will become coast. After 14th on the right.)  
  Arrive: House  
  Do: Unload groceries  
    (Turn left on Coast. It will curve right on 11th. Turn right on Fleet. It will go left on 12th. Cross Hwy 101.)  
  Do: Lincoln City Outlet Mall (10-6)
 
    (Turn right on Hwy 101.)  
    Goodwill  
    (Go right on Hwy 101. Past north 15th park.)  
    Granny's Attic  
    Rocking Horse Attic  
    Sea Wick  
    (Go left/south on Hwy 101. At US Bank turn right on Fleet. Jog right on 9th and left on 11th. It will become Coast.)  
  Do: Dinner-Rory and Zelda  
  Lodge: Enchantment by the Sea
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
 
    (Continue right on Coast. Go right on 24th and left on Anchor. On the right side.)  
Barb & Tim: Lodge: Sandcastle Beachfront Motel
3417 SW Anchor
(541) 996-3613
Check-in 3 p.m.
 

 

Day 4 Monday December 30th  
10:00 a.m. Depart: Lincoln City  
    (Continue right on Coast. Turn left on 29th. Go right on Hwy 101.)  
10:20 a.m. Arrive: Depoe Bay Shops 12
    (Continue right south on Hwy 101. Turn right at the Flying Dutchman sign. Turn right on 1st. Turn right on C St.)  
  Do: Replace Back in Time- #9 Devil's Punchbowl Marine Garden Letterbox
    (Go back up 1st St. Go right on Hwy 101 to Newport. Go past City Hall 2 blocks. Turn left on Hurbert St. Turn right on 9th. Go past Alder on the left.)  
  Do: Illinois Bicentennial: Lincoln County Letterbox 13
    (Go back right on 9th. Turn right on Hurbert as it becomes Canyon Way. Go left on Fall and right on Bay.)  
  Arrive: Newport Bay Shops  
    (Go left on Hwy 101. Cross the bridge. Turn left on Pacific Way. Turn left on SW 26th St toward the South Jetty. Park at the end of the jetty.)  
  Do: Yaquina Bay Bridge Letterbox  
    (Go back on S. Jetty. Go under the highway and turn right on Pacific Way. Enter Hwy 101 going right. Cross the bridge and take the first right. Go back under the highway to the state park.)  
  Do: Nemo's Buddy Letterbox  
    Muriel Trevenard's Ghost Letterbox  
    Replace Back in Time -#10 Yaquina Bay Lighthouse Letterbox  
    (Go back left under the bridge and left on Naterlin Dr. Enter Hwy 101 going right. In Lincoln City go left on SE 32nd. Turn right on Coast. On the left.)  
    Dinner- Barb and Sherry 25
Sherry, etc.:      
  Lodge: Enchantment by the Sea $2,261.57
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
Check-in 5 p.m. Still owe $1,668.42
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    (Turn left at the Christmas Cottage.)  
Barb & Tim: Lodge: Sandcastle Beachfront Motel
3417 SW Anchor
(541) 996-3613
Check-in 3 p.m.
 

 

Day 5 Tuesday December 31st "New Year's Eve"  
  Depart: House  
    (Turn left on Coast. It will curve right on 11th. Jog right on 9th and left on Fleet. At Hwy 101 turn right. Shortly turn into the Driftwood Public Library.)  
    Icy Blow Letterbox (1-5 p.m.)  
    (Continue right on Hwy 101. Go past SE 28th on the right.)  
    Dory Cove Letterbox  
    (Continue right on Hwy 101 past 32nd.)  
    Christmas Cottage (10-5:30)  
    (Continue right on Hwy 101 past 38th. At the hotel turn left across the street into their parking lot.)  
    Inn at Spanish Head Letterbox  
    (Continue right on Hwy 101 past the bridge. Park at the Siletz Bay Oregon History marker. Walk back to just before the bridge.)  
    Tsunami Warning Letterbox  
    (Continue right on Hwy 101. On the left side.)  
  Do: Lunch-Corner Cafe (8-3)  
    (Continue right on Hwy 101. After crossing the Siletz River. Turn left at Millport Slough Ln on the left.)  
    Fly Away Letterbox (8-10 p.m.)  
    (Go back right on Hwy 101. Turn left on 32nd. Go right on Coast. On the left side.)  
  Do: Dinner-Ginny and Mark  
  Lodge: Enchantment by the Sea
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
 
    (Turn left at the Christmas Cottage.)  
Barb & Tim: Lodge: Sandcastle Beachfront Motel
3417 SW Anchor
(541) 996-3613
Check-in 3 p.m.
 

 

Day 6 Wednesday January 1st  
    Float Faeries: December 29-Jan 1, 2020 New Years: 50 floats  
  Do: Rest & Games  
    Dinner-Trish, Jeff and Jen  
  Lodge: Enchantment by the Sea
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
 

 

Day 7 Thursday January 2nd  
    (Go north on Hwy 101. Turn right on Hwy 18. Just past Salmon River RV on the right.)  
  Do: Tackle Box Letterbox 7
    (Turn around and go back on Hwy 18. Turn right on Old Scenic Hwy 101 to Otis.)  
    Hattie's Eighth Outing (mislabeled as #7) Letterbox  
    (Go back right on Hwy 18. Turn left on Hwy 101. At the US Bank turn right on Fleet. Jog right on 9th and left on 11th. It will become Coast. Go past the park on the left. On the right side.)  
  Do: Dinner-Paul and Autumn 7
  Lodge: Enchantment by the Sea
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
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Day 8 Friday January 3rd  
    Rest & Games  
  Lodge: Enchantment by the Sea
1821 SW Coast
Lincoln City, OR
 

 

Day 9 Saturday January 4th  
10:00 a.m. Depart: Lincoln City  
    ((Turn left on Coast. It will curve right on 11th. Jog right on 9th and left on Fleet. At Hwy 101 turn left. Go right on Hwy 18. At Newberg go right on Hwy 219. Go left to I-5. Take exit 299B onto I-405 north. Take exit 2B right on 14th. Go left on Lovejoy.)  
12:00 p.m. Arrive: Portland  
  Do: Lunch-Swagat Indian Cuisine (11:30-2:30)
2074 NW Lovejoy
100
    (Go back right on Lovejoy. Cross the Broadway Bridge. It will go right one block on Weidler. Turn right on Wheeler. Take exit 300B left onto I-84. Take exit 6 onto I-205. Take the 1st exit. Go left on Glisan. Turn right on 102nd and left on Burnside.)  
  Do: Drop off Almanzas  
  Depart: Portland  
    (Go right on Burnside. Turn left on 122nd. Enter I-84 east. Take exit 179 onto I-82. Take exit 113 onto Hwy 395.)  
  Arrive: Kennewick 200
  Do: Dinner  
  Depart: Kennewick  
  Arrive: Spokane 142
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