"A restful place for coastal exploration" Seal Rock by 850prc
Seal Rock Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 23 photos
We were looking for a good 'center of operations' for a few days' coastal exploration. We finally settled on Seal Rock, a sleepy little US 101 town with a few bed and breakfasts, a couple of shops and a diner that's only open until 3 pm each day. Being 'out of the way', you'll find B&B rates much lower, AND.... it's only 25 miles south to Florence, a little more than double that on down to Coos Bay, and a reasonable drive northward, perhaps as far as Lincoln City. Inland Oregon is still easily accessed with a couple of east/west highways just north and south of Seal Rock.
In short, it was just what we needed. We found a friendly little B&B and stayed there for three quiet and peaceful days.
And, Seal Rock has some of the most stunning scenery along the Pacific coast, and a nearly-deserted beach.
- Pros:peaceful, beautiful and centrally situated on the US101 Oregon coast
- Cons:not much ACTUALLY there. You'll need to roll 7-8 miles (at least) most nights for dinner and such.
- In a nutshell:Pretty and peaceful place for a hour's stopover, a night's rest, or several days of area exploration.
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