Oregon

Oregon enjoy the lighthouses, quaint coastal towns, tufted puffin, clam chowder, fish & chips, waterfalls, ocean, used book stores & farmer markets.

Bend/Sunriver Thousand Trails in Sunriver

  • enjoyed the rural setting
  • Cascade Scenic Highway
  • Newberry Volcanic National Monument
  • Farmers Market in the area
  • Adult Pool is a great place to relax in
  • Found direct tv satellite reception here
  • In 2016 a shuttle at the park took us into Sunriver.

Harris Beach State Park in Brookings

  • A Loop for satellite reception
  • A Loop is nearest to beach
  • walk down the hill to the beach area
  • good greenery for privacy in some sites
  • geocaches in the area

Florence RV Camping

Florence Laundry Mat:

  • Green Lightning Laundry uses laundry pay cards for the machines. The cards can be purchased at the laundromat.
  • 37th Street Coin Laundry & Shower uses coins.

Florence Movie Theatre: City Light Cinema

Florence Oregon Grocery Store: Fred Meyer & Safeway

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South Jetty Thousand Trails in Florence

  • A section only
  • enjoyed the boardwalk
  • watch for mosquitos in woodsy areas & not much good walking areas for us
  • some noise from dunes if you’re near them
  • Umpqua River Lighthouse – tour of the lighthouse for a small fee, the tour gets you almost to the top of the lens room.
  • Heceta Head Lighthouse – tour of the keeper house for a $1.00, gift shop, tour of the lighthouse, parking fee
  • Walk the Boardwalk to see the coastal shops & seasonal local artist vendors
  • Sea Lion Cave for a fee
  • geocaching at the boardwalk & surrounding area
  • See Cleft of the Rock Lighthouse on milepost 166, 1.8 miles south of Yachats on the way to Whalers Rest

Whaler Rest Thousand Trails in Newport

  •  North Section on Lighthouse dr only because we had some satellite reception here
  • Yaquina Head Lighthouse-make reservations for the tour on recreation.gov or go to the interpretive center to reserve a spot- good birdwatching area
  • Yaquina Bay Lighthouse- self-guided tour, small gift shop, great views
  • Newport Historic Volksmarch –https://seizethedayrvadventure.com/2016/07/07/newport-oregon-historic-walk/
  • Newport Farmers Market on Saturday mornings http://www.newportfarmersmarket.org/
  • Historic Bay Front is filled with quaint shops, seafood restaurants, fish shops, tourist museums, view of the bay
  • We saw people using crab pots on the fishing pier across from the historic bayfront. People were looking for clams near the fishing pier also. It was interesting.

Seaside Thousand Trails

  • Northside is open for satellite reception with 50 amp & 30 amp
  • The Northside is near the indoor pool & indoor spa
  • Cannon Beach Farmers Market is Tuesday 1-5
  • only a few miles from the beach
  • Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach see Tillamook Rock Lighthouse from here, tide pool fun & Tufted Puffin April-Summer
  • Cape Disappointment Lighthouse
  • Lewis & Clark Historical Park
  • Lewis & Clark Salt Works in Seaside
  • Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
  • Astoria Farmers Market on Sunday 10-3- excellent market filled with artisan goods
  • North Head Lighthouse
  • Hammond Warren/Waterfront & Nature Trail
  • Volksmarch- https://seizethedayrvadventure.com/2016/07/19/volkssporting-in-oregon/
  • Seaside Waterfront Walk
  • Geocaching in Seaside- great travel bug geocache by the visitor center bathroom
  • Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria- fee $14.00 adult
  • Cape Meares Lighthouse & birdwatching
  • Octopus Tree at Cape Meares
  • Movie Theatre within walking distance of the campground
  • Mall delivery general delivery at Seaside Post Office
  • Mail delivery at campsite for UPS & Fedex

Valley River Mall in Springfield

  • two days free then $50.00 a night
  • located in the mall parking lot
  • walking areas near
  • no hook ups

 

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