S: West Coast Trip: September 2010
FC: Making Memories :)
1: 09/01/10 We begin our adventure | Jake's ready to hit the road in our sweet rental car... | Locking up the house
2: We took turns driving all night; anxious to get out of the Mid-West... Made it through NE & WY by Sunrise! | WY
3: Sunrise in Wyoming 09/02
4: Utah! | Jake the Driver
5: The exciting plains of Idaho... 09/02 (still!)
6: Happy Travelers | Our 1st scenic viewpoint
7: Hello from Oregon!! | Explorer Jake | Foothills of Oregon
8: Following the Columbia River... | Fun in the rear-view
9: ...into the sunset | Mt. Hood
10: Exploring the Oregon Falls
11: Wahkeena Falls! | Morning of 09/03
12: Exploring the Oregon Falls | Multnomah Falls
13: Morning of 09/03
15: Exploring the Scappoose & Portland area... Jake's old stompin' grounds! | Portland's Pearl District!
16: 09/04 after a long night at the ER for some tummy troubles Tina has, we manage to have a blast seeing Jake's family and celebrating the marriage of John & Kristi Jobbins. | Visiting G-ma Tasoulas | Shenanigans at Kristi's wedding
18: Celebrating Kristi & John's wedding 09/04/2010
20: Exploring the NorthWest 9/05 | Hwy 26
21: We love our Scenic Viewpoints | HWy 202
22: Astoria! | 9/05/10
23: Bridge view from OR | Bridge view from WA
24: Exploring Washington! (we turned left)
25: A beach Near Ft. Columbia, WA
27: Fort Columbia, WA and back to OR
28: 09/05 We begin our drive down Highway 101, from Washington allllllllll the way to California! Today's pictures are from Astoria down to Lincoln City to spend more time with Family. There were SO many scenic viewpoints to stop at and enjoy! We had a blast!
29: Sunset Beach | Watch out for the tide!!
31: Scenic views on 101
34: Arriving in Lincoln City Evening of 9/05
36: Lincoln City, OR
37: Fun with Beach Shadows! | Cozying in for the night with family in a really cool condo on the beach | 1 | 2 | Kick! | Dinner @ Moe's!
38: 09/06 Morning with Family | homemade crepes! | The sign in our condo,. while scary, was also kind of amusing...
39: We enjoyed a homemade breakfast, great conversation and a few more walks around Lincoln City before we shared a group photo and hit the road!
40: These signs were on the roads all along the coast | We headed south once again, on our way to Depot Bay...
41: ... where we ran into family again and decided to shop together! | Mmmm, Taffy & Seafoam!
42: Depot Bay, OR
44: Oregon Coast Aquarium
46: Oregon Coast Aquarium
48: Newport Beach, OR
50: 09/07 - Headed South 101 Again! It was a very beautiful, foggy morning...
51: ... lots of scenic viewpoints!
54: Naturally Occurring Bridge: Mack Arc Cove
55: Sisters Rock State Park
56: Our Favorite Beach Experience 09/07/2010
64: We made it to California on the afternoon of the 7th and our first stop was , of course, to see the Great Redwood Forests! There were a few different forests we stopped and walked through; the following is a collection of our favorite snapshots... there were MANY to choose from!
70: HUGE Elk we saw on our way to the next Redwood Forest. It was so magnificent to see in person, but very camera-shy!
72: After beautiful walks through the redwoods, we settled in Eureka, CA and had some delicious Chinese food before bed
73: Morning of 09/08/2010: We woke up and hit the road again, having completed our trek down hwy 101, we decided to head inland to shave some time off our drive to Jake's dad's and see some more redwood trees | The following are taken in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Amazing!
80: Leaving the Redwoods: 09/08/10 | The Travelers
81: After the Redwoods, we headed further inland to visit Jake's dad in Oroville, CA Notice the rapidly changing scenery!
82: Palm Trees!!
84: After long hours on the road, we arrive in Oroville... Jake is a wee bit worn out from all the driving | Beta & Tina | 9/8 - Beta proceeds to take us on a tour of Oroville
85: Jumpin' Trout!
86: Oroville, CA 09/09/2010 | the Feather River
88: 1... | 2...
89: 09/10 Had a great time with Jimmy, Tina & Beta! Took some parting shots and headed to San Fran for some more California Fun! | TED! | 3!
90: 9/10: San Francisco explorations begin!