To kick off summer vacation, we spent a week on the Oregon coast, basing out of Arch Cape and exploring a new beach town each day: Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Gearhart, and Astoria.
The beach in front of our house at Arch Cape
Hiking at Ecola State Park in Cannon Beach
We found innumerable unbroken sand dollars on an isolated beach near
our house that was accessible only at low tide
Indian Beach as seen from a hiking trail in Ecola State Park
A foggy day in Astoria where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean –
one of the most dangerous crossing bars in the world