Destinations with Daughters – The Big Eastie – Day 1

We departed northern Washington early – 5:41am – and started our journey south! We have a big trip ahead of us – 14 days of driving, sightseeing, and enjoying each other’s company.

On our way, we made a three hour pit stop at the Wildlife Safari in Winston, OR – we had a great drive through safari – then enjoyed some time with the animals in their small walk through park. It is really cute and they have a ton of cool animals!

We arrived in California just before dusk and drove through some massive Redwoods as the sun went down behind the rain clouds – and that road – Route 199 – harrowing in the dark and the rain – twisty and turny – but I bet it is gorgeous during the daylight!!!

This part of California smells good – like cedar and earth – we like it!

Total Miles = 643

States = Washington, Oregon and California

Hours on the road = 13 (including 3 hours at the Wildlife Safari in Winston, OR)

Average Temperature = 48

Coffees = 3

Playlist = Hamilton (this is a given), The Beatles, Paul Simon to include Sion and Garfunkel, Don Henley, Fleetwood Mac and Twilight, the book.

Major Landmarks = Grant’s Pass

Speed Traps passed = 0

Gas bought = $67.00

Extras = $25.25 for food and CA postcards (dinner for the next 8 days – we hit Chester Chicken as it was closing and they gave us about 4 pounds of chicken fingers). Wildlife Safari – $48.00 – entrance and postcards

Hotel = Holiday Inn Express, Klamath, CA – $101.14

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