Oregon: Whale watching

While we were at Heceta Head Lighthouse, we had the opportunity to observe a gray whale down below in the Pacific Ocean. The interpretive volunteers at the lighthouse said the whale had been there for at least 2-3 hours. The whale would stay up for about 3-5 minutes, occasionally spouting through the blowholes. Yes, that's … Continue reading Oregon: Whale watching

Oregon: Heceta Head lighthouse

Just north of Florence on Hwy 101, the Heceta Head lighthouse is often referred to as the most photographed lighthouse in the United States, but a search shows several lighthouses claim the same thing.  🙂 All I know is that the proximity of the Sea Lion Caves and the view of the lighthouse from there … Continue reading Oregon: Heceta Head lighthouse