Monthly Archives: June 2012

Seabrook Beach Vacation : Accessibility

Seabrook was established in 2004 and built with current ADA regulations. There are sidewalks with curb cuts on many streets, roads without sidewalks have shallow crushed shell paths, in those areas we walked on the road with no problem. The … Continue reading

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Seabrook Beach Vacation : Bike Rentals

We don’t own bikes. In the back of my mind I’ve always wanted to ride bikes as a family, but by the time V was big enough – and healthy enough – to try a bike trailer, I thought she … Continue reading

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A Tour of Our Cottage at Seabrook

We stayed in the “Beachcomber” cottage. It has 2 full bedrooms, a loft with 2 twin beds and 2 full baths. The Beachcomber is not ADA, but it met our needs. I was able to wheel V up the one … Continue reading

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Seabrook Beach Vacation on the Washington Coast

Seeing billboards advertising Seabrook, a newer Washington coastal community, it looked intriguing, but for some reason or another I have never planned the trip. I think sometimes it’s just easier to go someplace tried and true. As we approached the … Continue reading

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The Ocean Lodge Cannon Beach

We drove into Cannon Beach for the last evening of our “Twilight” movie road trip and were greeted by blue skies, sunshine and beautiful sandy beaches. Cannon Beach is one of our favorite weekend getaways for many reasons, but mostly … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

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Twilight Movie Road Trip : La Push Beach

Another surprise when doing my research for our Twilight Movie Road Trip – the La Push beach scenes were actually filmed over 200 miles away at Indian Beach just north of Cannon Beach. This actually worked out great because we … Continue reading

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Twilight Movie Road Trip : View Point Inn

Back on the road, we were headed to the View Point Inn, the scene of Bella and Edward’s prom. Unfortunately the View Point Inn had a fire last year, but the stunning views of the Columbia Gorge remain. I spoke … Continue reading

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Twilight Movie Road Trip : Carver Cafe

After a restful night of sleep and a relaxing morning, we were back on the road to our next stop: the Carver Café, where Bella and her dad ate dinner a couple of times. It looked exactly like it did … Continue reading

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Hotel Monaco Portland Oregon

Somewhere on I-5, after we had visited the location used for the Forks High School scenes in “Twilight”, my husband asked about the hotel I had arranged for the first night of our road trip. Until this point he hadn’t … Continue reading

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