Saturday, June 9, 2012

Oregon Coast Trail Lodging Near Cape Lookout

Every year we get guests who arrive at Sandlake Country Inn on foot! They have been walking the Oregon Coast Trail. We all know how beautiful the Oregon coast is, but these dedicated walkers experience it inch by inch and mile by mile.

On the 382 mile Oregon Coast Trail, hikers experience sandy beaches, forested corridors and magnificent headlands. When walking the trail in Tillamook county, the Pacific Coast Trail leads you directly to Sandlake Country Inn. From Cape Lookout, the trail heads down to the beach just south of Cape Lookout. On that beach on December 25, 1890, the wooden full rigger clipper ship, The Struan ship wrecked with it's cargo of 3 x 12 bridge timbers, which became the building material for the homestead built by W.C. King, and is now the historical landmark building of Sandlake Country Inn.

The trail then takes you to the mouth of Sand Lake Estuary which is only passable at low tide and if you don't want to traverse the cold water to cross over to Whalen Island, you would then exit the park area onto Galloway Rd. In about 1 mile you'll be able to take lodging and dinner at Sandlake Country Inn. You can rest your aching muscles with a warm bubble bath in a whirlpool tub in one of our rooms or suites.  Don't worry about having to find a restaurant, because we also are able to deliver a delicious hot dinner to your room at an additional charge.

Oregon Coast Trail Map

In the morning, you'll receive a large 4 course breakfast delivered to your door so you can continue along the Oregon Coast Trail refreshed and ready for another day of spectacular beauty on your way south to Lincoln City.

If hiking the Oregon Coast Trail is on your bucket list, what are you waiting for! Make sure you make your reservation with us when you're planning your trip so we'll be sure to have room for you.

Diane Emineth,
Sandlake Country Inn
Your Romantic Getaway on the Beautiful Oregon Coast

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Oregon Coast Summer Event, The Tillamook County Rodeo

One of the Oregon Coast's wonderful summer events is the Tillamook County Rodeo. This annual event this year is June 22 & 23, 2013, at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds in Tillamook, Oregon.

Saturday June 22, 2013
June Dairy Parade
11:00 am
Downtown Tillamook

Western Barbeque
3:00 - 6:00 pm
BBQ Tri-tip Dinner

Tillamook County Rodeo
6:00 pm
Gates open at 3:00 pm

Country Western Dance
Music by Pristine Blue
9:00 pm
Beer Garden and Food
$5 at the door

 Don't forget to join in the small town fun at the 56th Annual June Dairy Parade down Main Street on Saturday, June 22, 2013 starting at 10:30 am!

Diane Emineth
Sandlake Country Inn
Your Romantic Getaway on the Beautiful Oregon Coast
Sunday June 23, 2013
Rotary Ranch Breakfast 
8:00 - 11:00 am

Kid's Day
Stick Pony races
Kids 12 years and under Free with a paying adult on Sunday

Tillamook County Rodeo
1:00 am
Gates open at 11:00 am