Mama Gone Green is a blog dedicated to raising happy children and reducing our impact on the Earth. My name is Taryn and I am the mother of 2 young kids and an environmental studies instructor at a community college in Portland, Oregon. Please join me as I journey through life as a mama, teacher, knitter, photographer, gardener, and environmentalist!

Monday, August 19, 2013

Trip to the Coast

Last week, while my mom was in for a visit, my mom and I took the kids and headed to the Oregon coast for the night. We went to the town of Astoria, most well known for its salmon canneries and the film The Goonies.
We were only there for 24 hours, most of which was raining, so we didn't spend time any time on the beach, but we did get a chance to explore the town. We ate at the Rogue brewery out on the end of a pier and listened to the sea lions barking, we took the riverfront trolley through town and learned about the history of the area, we drove to the Astoria column where we would have had a bird's eye view of the town (had it not been super foggy), we saw the Goonies house (of course!), window shopped, checked out the Oregon Film Museum, and toured The Flavel House. It was a perfct quick getaway!!

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  1. We were in Santa Cruz a few months ago and enjoyed hearing the sea lions. They kept waking me up at night, but I refused to close the windows!

  2. Looks like a wonderful time. Your little man looks so grown up!

  3. love how the day looks misty and gray-so beautiful!!