Trip USA 2018 - Lincoln City to Tillamook, OR
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Tuesday, July 24 - The Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint is 9 miles west of Tillamook on Oregon highway 131. The lighthouse is accessible by foot down a steep 0.2 mile trail from the parking lot. These are some of the photos taken of the area. Friends of the Cape Meares Lighthouse maintain a nice web site - click here to visit it. The two Oceanside photos are suitable as desktop wallpaper - click on the thumbnail photo to view the wallpaper photo. Click here to view the Wikipedia article on Netarts Bay. Click here to view the Wikipedia article on Oceanside. Click here to view information about the Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge
The Lighthouse
Ladies enjoying the view. It was breezy - jackets were welcome.
Panoramic view of the Netarts Bay
Family Fishing - Oceanside - Suitable as Wallpaper
Three Arch Rocks - Oceanside - Suitable as Wallpaper
Monday, July 23 - At the Tillamook Bay City RV Park in Tillamook, Oregon. In space 2. Elevation 46 feet. For 2 nights. Sky was overcast but outdoor temperature is nice. By mid-afternoon the sun came out.
Patriot and Equinox in space 2 with the park's office in the background.
Saturday, July 21 - Every Saturday evening Kip Strean provides entertainment at the Premier RV Resort Happy Hour. Click here to view Kip's Facebook page. The resort provides snacks and conducts a raffle. The bandstand overlooks the Pacific Ocean. While there tonight there were a number of whale's spoutings observed.
Kip Strean Entertains
A great view of the Pacific Ocean from the Bandstand - with an occasional Whale Spout.
Saturday, July 21 - The Premier RV Resort has a pancake breakfast on Saturday mornings during the summer.  Katie, Olivia and Mike Hilt made the pancakes. Susan and Ron visiting from Damascus [SE of Portland] enjoyed the pancakes.
Katie, Olivia, Mike - Made the Pancakes
Susan and Ron Enjoyed the Pancakes
Thursday, July 19 - Olivia and Mike Hilt and Rich and Nan Vierra joined me for dinner at Fathoms. Olivia and Mike are the managers of the Premier RV Resort. Rich and Nan are old friends - they are now full time residents of the resort. The Fathoms restaurant overlooks the Pacific Ocean from it's 10 story perch on the Inn at Spanish Head. It is just a short walk across the road from the resort.
Rich, Nan, Olivia, Mike, Larry
Monday, July 16 - The Premier RV Resort hosted a wine tasting sponsored by the Naked Winery. Tyler Lively, sales rep for  the company, poured wine samples. The resort provided snacks.
Tyler Lively

Some of the guests who sampled the wine.
Sunday, July 15 - At the Premier RV Resort in Lincoln City, OR on pad 76 for 8 days. I have stayed at this resort a number of times before. The resort uses my software, WebInACanRes, to take reservations for their guests. It was a short 5 mile drive from Devils Lake RV Park.
Beaver Patriot on Pad 76 at the Premier RV Resort in Lincoln City
Saturday, July 14 - Chalk Art Competition & Play Day was held at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Young artists displayed their skills using provided colored chalk. The Cultural Center occupies the Delake school building which is no longer used as a school but is now a museum. Worth a visit when you are in the area.

From the Web Site - Come help us transform the sidewalks of the historic Delake School building into colorful works of art during our 5th annual Lincoln City Chalk Art Competition. Registration for the sidewalk chalk art competition is $5 for ages 12 and under, $7 for ages 13-18, $10 for ages 19 and older, and $10 for groups (mixed ages OK). The fee includes a sidewalk square and box of chalk. Prizes in all age groups, including $50 cash for the Peopleís Choice winner. Registration forms can be picked up at the Cultural Center. There will be a free play area, with supplies provided.

Grandma Applies Sun Screen
Getting Ready
Creating Art - Hard at Work
Alice and Stephanie Register Participants
The Event at the Cultural Center
Sunday, July 8 - Today I drove the 75 miles from Florence and am at the Devils Lake RV Park in Lincoln City, Oregon for a week. On pad 43 - a nice long pull-through. Elevation 75 feet. The park uses my software, WebInACan, to allow guests to view their web site and to make online reservations. While here I will be updating the park's web site.
Patriot and Equinox on Pad 43

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