On the Road with the Mailhots, Day 1

img_2250Starting Point: Bellingham, WA
Destination: Newport, OR
Miles: 401
Drive time: 8.5 hours
Hours listened to The Lord of the Rings audiobook: 6 hours, 26 minutes

 

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Road trip selfie!

First stop: Astoria, OR

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The Astoria waterfront

Second Stop: Cannon Beach, OR

Megan’s good friend from Alaska (who moved to Tennessee) happened to be at Cannon Beach at the very same time we were driving through. We couldn’t pass up a chance to reconnect and walk on the beach.

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Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach, OR


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Manzanita coast line

Third stop: Tillamook, OR

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Yummm! Carmel Butter Pecan on top, Pumpkin Cookie Batter on bottom

Final stop: Newport, OR

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Ultimate Breakfast for dinner

We arrived at our first campground–we’re staying in a yurt!–and cooked dinner by headlamp and lantern. A quick game of Settlers of Catan rounded out the night.

 

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