There are some state parks where you stop, get out of the car, maybe use the public restroom, walk around a bit to stretch your legs and the leave within 20 minutes.
The main reason you visit a glass-blowing studio on the Oregon Coast is to purchase some of the truly unique and beautiful artwork on display.
At the Fernhill Art Studio, they also give you a show.
Explore docks, museums and Victorian mansions in a salty city near the fort where Lewis and Clark wintered 200 years ago.
Captain George Flavel was a noted bar pilot and entrepreneur in Clatsop County. His piloting business and other investments helped in the development of Astoria.
When the weather closed it, it hit like a hammer.
A dad was behind the camera, while his daughter and son were sitting behind the wheel of an old Nissan pickup, talking back and forth.
Many times when I visit a historic site, I go into it with an attitude that is almost like an academic.