We hope everyone enjoy the spring/summer weather in Oregon so far.
Here’s a fun facts about hair!
- Blond hair grows at a faster rate than brown hair.
Scientists have determined that blond hair grows faster than brown hair. Often blond haired men do not need to shave as often as dark haired men.
- Each strand of hair grows without stopping for about six years.
Each hair on your head grows consistently for six years. Then, it rests for a few months before falling out. About 10% of the hairs on your scalp are resting.
Good to know right!
It’s almost end of school year, time to plan your summer vacation.
Here is a few ideas for road trip, from day adventures to overnight road trips, we’ll dish out everything you need to know about your next jaunt in the car with the kiddos.
Camping With A Side of Showers
On the Coast
Beachside State Recreation Site US Hwy 101, 4 miles South of Waldport
Beachside — need we say more? This location on the central coast is ideal for dipping your toes in the sandy beach and flying kites. Every camp site is only seconds from the beach so if you’re looking for an idyllic beachside camp experience this is it.
Beverly Beach State Park US Hwy 101, 7 miles North of Newport
Just a hop skip and a jump away from the sand is the forest-sheltered camp grounds. There’s a children’s playground, grassy tree-lined picnic grounds and a visitor’s information center.
Cape Lookout State Park Off US Hwy 101, 12 miles Southwest of Tillamook
Located an hour and a half West of Portland, this camp site is so fun to get to. Enjoy scenic views, waterfalls and fishing holes as you head to Cape Lookout. There are over eight miles of hiking and walking trails for your little campers to explore.
A Beach Getaway That’s Only An Hour Away
Where To Stay
The rooms at McMenamin’s Gearhart Hotel are cozy and comfortable but fairly basic. The place does have it’s benefits. Each room is equipped with a quart jar so you can grab some of their craft brewed beer from downstairs and enjoy it in your room. With live music every friday and a full restaurant with outdoor seating in nice weather, you can catch breakfast, lunch, or dinner without leaving the hotel. For larger broods, the Gearhart Ocean Inn has one and two-bedroom suites with full kitchens. There are also many fine offerings for rental houses and condos on VRBO all close to the beach.