I LOVED it there. We flew into Portland and drove out to Cannon Beach where we stayed our first night. Then we set out and explored south each day until we were exhausted & hungry & ready to find a place to rest for the night. We mostly stuck to natural terrain, but we went dock wandering in the town of Newport on our last night's stay.
Nearby Yaquina Head & Lighthouse were gorgeous, offering fabulous views of bird life & sea life & the spectacular tide. Newport is also home of Nye Beach, and the Yaquina Bay Bridge, one of the most recognizable of U.S. Highway 101.
We enjoyed all of the above & I photographed them, as well.
It was a quiet evening, and we weren't sure if we were supposed to be walking these docks.
There were hoses & cords running this way & that, and sea lions barking a little ways away.
One swam around & surfaced, blowing air a few feet away & startling us now & then.
I loved the bright colors of fishing nets. I also enjoyed reading the names of the boats.
The Oregon Coast was one of my favorite destinations ever.
See more of my photos of all of the above here.