15 day Road Trip through Washington
Days 1& 2 Stops in San Francisco & Redwoods

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Our first stop was an overnight
stay in San Francisco. We actually
stayed just outside of it in San Mateo.


Sarah and Polly had never been there so we picked a couple of highlights to see. First off was Lombard Street.

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Dave enjoyed taking the road with the new car.

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 After that we went to Pier 39 to see the sea lions

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and to have dinner at the Wharf.

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These sea lions were fun to watch

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we all got a kick out the one that vomited on the others

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The pier lit up

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This was a nice mural painted on the parking structure

Day 2, leaving San Francisco and heading for Oregon


After crossing the Golden Gate Bridge we set our sites
on Humboldt Redwoods State Park. At the entrance of
The Avenue of the Giants is the Shrine Drive-Thru tree.

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You get a free postcard with your admission

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This was a bit of a tight squeeze

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Dave enjoyed it so much he drove thru again

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They had this tree house there as well

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taking a look at the ferns

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Weott River

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Dave and Sarah have fun skimming stones

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I love all the trees

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just another pretty view

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What a great looking car

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It is so pretty driving thru these redwoods

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The road is fun to drive too, or so I am told

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after seeing a dead deer and dead raccoon we finally

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spot a field of live elks. Enlarge to see better

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Entering Oregon's coast

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We stop at a look out point

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I think this was called Hole in Rock

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Oregon is so beautiful


We stayed the night at Jot's River Resort in Gold Beach


We enjoyed a salmon dinner at their restaurant
Fresh Salmon here is the best

   www.jotsresort.com  

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the view from our room was incredible

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We could watch seals and dolphins swim from the room