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Old 10-11-2016, 09:15 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Donna D. View Post
I love Oregon! But be aware... if it's important to you... there are many miles of 101 that are off the ocean and zero views. When you see it, vistas are spectacular. I've found the southern portion of 101 follows the ocean and the further north you go the more inland and away from the Pacific. The entire length is about 370 miles and completely doable in one driving day if not towing. What slows you down is the large number of small towns and reduced speed limits. Wikipedia has an accurate description of what to expect https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Route_101_in_Oregon
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Old 10-11-2016, 10:01 AM   #12
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a fun trip, for sure. we drive the N portion of this trip a couple times a year, live in WA just across the border and sometimes work in Trinidad, CA. A very cool motel in Crescent City is the Curly Redwood Lodge. The entire motel was built with ONE log. It's retro and inexpensive, but very clean and nice. Great mexican food too. Stop for really GREAT fish/chips at https://southbeachfishmarket.com/ just south of Newport.

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Old 10-11-2016, 10:45 AM   #13
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Hwy 1 north of SF is the coastal highway! Mainly one lane, beautiful scenery! Slower traffic due to the curves that follow the coastline.

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