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John's West Coast Vacation 98

(last updated 10/17/98)

Oct. 2,

Drive to MCI arrive at 21:00. stay at Holiday Express

Oct. 3

Flights: MCI (Kansas City) to Denver, then on to PDX (Portland).

Stay at Long View WA, Holiday Express.

Oct. 4

See Mt. St. Helens

rent fun cycle at Ocean City.

Stay at Ocean City WA, Sands Hotel

Oct. 5

Drive through Olympic National Park.

Take Coho ferry from Port Angles WA to Victoria BC on Vancouver Island:6 semis, 5 motor homes

Stay at Victoria BC, Helms Inn (two level room)

Oct. 6

Tour Victoria: Miniture World, Royal British Columbia Museum and habor tour.

Lunch was $50.00, $4.00 glass of tea.

Stay at Helms Inn (bed in closet)

Oct. 7

Ferry from Swartz Bay to Vancouver (capacity of 2500 passengers)

travel distances to Seattle=146 and Portland=320 from Vancouver.

Went to Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver

Stay at North Vancouver, Grouse Inn

Oct 8

Vancouver Trolley, Imax-Elephants, Aquarium at Stanley Park.

Rainy, black squirrels

Stay at Eugene Wa, Best Western

Oct. 9

Tried Boeing plant, first available was at 13:00

Seattle Space Needle for lunch, Science Center, Imax-speed.

Stay at Seattle WA, Seattle Inn

Oct 10

NorthWest Trek park

Mt. Rainier-lunch

Stay at Portland OR, Airport

Oct 11

flight at 08:00, PDX to Denver to MCI, arrive about 15:30.

Super at Macon, and home at 21:30.