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Visit Dates: November 2-4, 2018 I’m not sure how this blog post will look; I’m using the new WordPress editor. So please bear with me. I grew up in Southern California where you go to the “beach” for a day or weekend. For the past many, many years I’ve lived in Oregon where you go …

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Date of visit: July 17, 2018 We just had a short visit so on Tuesday it was time to go. But first breakfast at the Nye Beach Cafe in Nye Beach We got there before they opened up; one website said they opened at 7:00 another at 8:00. We figured: “breakfast! it must be 7:00”.  …

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Date of Visit: July 16, 2018 After spending the morning and afternoon visiting the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse we took a short nap before going out for our dinner in the Newport Historic Bayfront District. Back when I was a kid I read the Ripley’s Believe It or Not feature every …

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Date of visit: July 16, 2018 Our first stop was the Oregon Coast Aquarium – really it is the reason we picked Newport as our destination. We seem to remember visiting here years ago when the kids were young; perhaps driving the 95 miles from Manzanita during a week at the coast there. But I …

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Saturday at Seaside, Oregon

July 17, 2017


July 15, 2017

On Saturday Carla and I woke up early and headed to the coast. Normally we go down to Canon Beach, but today we decided to see the more commercial Seaside with its fun center, candy shops, T-shirt shops and what-not.

I’ll let the pictures tell the story.

Seaside, Oregon

Seaside, Oregon

Seaside, Oregon

Seaside, Oregon

Sand sculpture at Seaside, Oregon

Sand sculpture at Seaside, Oregon

Broadway and Columbia at Seaside, Oregon

Broadway and Columbia at Seaside, Oregon

Fun Center at Seaside, Oregon

Fun Center at Seaside, Oregon [Photo Credit: Carla]

We had a fun time people watching and beach walking.