Travel about 30 minutes south to Newport, OR. Explore Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Newport. Walking about 1-2 miles on varied terrain.
Dine in the Fathoms Restaurant.
Fiction Writing Class: Special presentation: "Danger by the Sea" author Ron Lovell, author of the Thomas Martindale Mystery Series. Afterward, our group heads for Newport, OR for lunch at Sylvia Beach Hotel and exploring Nye Beach in the restored historic district of Newport.
Lunch at the historic Sylvia Beach Hotel, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The atmosphere for our private banquet will be cozy and fun.
Continue field trip. Visit other sites in the Newport area: Nye Beach, Bayfront and Yaquina Head Lighthouse Natural Scenic Area where thousands of sea birds will be beginning to nest on the 'sea stack' rocks just offshore and harbor seals may be 'pupping' on the rocks below the cliffs. Spring is everywhere!
Plated dinner in the Fathoms Restaurant.
Time for stretching and relaxation.