Trips and activities in 2017

Note – this schedule lists the major stops and stayovers only – not necessarily all the little towns and various sites visited along the way.

January 14 – Portland, OR (Portland Winterhawks hockey game)

January 21 – Portland, OR (Protest the Hero/August Burns Red concert)

January 28-February 8Eleuthera, Bahamas (including Harbour Island and Spanish Wells)

February 12 – Florence, OR

February 25 – Newport, OR; Depoe Bay, OR; Neskowin, OR; Monmouth, OR (MSUB-W. Oregon MBB)

March 11 – Portland, OR (Washington Wizards/Portland Trailblazers)

March 18-20 – Washington D.C.

March 19 – Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad NHP (MD); Greenbackville, VA

March 31-April 2 – Phoenix, AZ (Washington Capitals/Arizona Coyotes; NCAA Final Four; Arizona Diamondbacks/SF Giants Opening Day)

April 15 – Florence, OR

April 21-23 – San Francisco, CA (Fort Point NHS, Muir Woods NM); Napa Valley, CA

April 28-29 – Klamath Falls, OR; Tulelake, CA (Camp Tulelake, Lava Beds National Monument); Crater Lake National Park (OR)

May 5-10Cuba (Havana, Matanzas)

May 19-21 – Valley of the Rogue State Park (Rogue River, OR); Oregon Caves National Monument

May 26-28 – Champoeg State Park and State Historic Area (OR); Willamette Mission State Park (OR)

June 1-4Ventura, CA; Santa Cruz Island (Channel Islands National Park)

June 11 – Elijah Bristow State Park (OR)

June 16-18 – Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area (OR); Toketee Falls

June 24 – Oakland, OR; Grants Pass, OR; Medford, OR (Melomane Music Festival/Helmet concert)

June 25 – Florence, OR

June 30-July 2 – Silver Falls State Park (OR)

July 4 – Creswell, OR; Eugene Emeralds baseball game (20-innings!!)

July 8 – Fort Rock State Natural Area (OR); Christmas Valley, OR (Crack-in-the-Ground)

July 14-16 – Sunset Bay State Park (OR), Shore Acres State Park (OR), Bullards Beach State Park (OR), Charleston, OR

July 22 – Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

July 23-25 – Reykjavik, Iceland and the Suðurnes Peninsula

July 25-28Faroe Islands (specifically the islands of Vágar, Streymoy and Eysturoy)

July 28 – Iceland’s Golden Circle (Þingvellir National Park, Geysir/Strokker and Gullfoss)

July 29 – Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands, Iceland); Black Sand Beach (near Vik); Skógafoss; Sólheimajökull Glacier

July 30-31 – Transit back to U.S. via Toronto/Mississauga and Seattle.

August 12 – Bend, Oregon

August 21Sweet Home, Oregon (2017 Solar Eclipse)

August 25-27 – Detroit Lake State Recreation Area (OR); Oregon State Fair (Salem, OR)

Sept 1-5 – Reno, NV; Virginia City, NV; Carson City, NV; Lake Tahoe (CA/NV); Donner Memorial State Park (Truckee, CA)

Sept 8-12 – International Falls, MN

Sept 22-23 – Chicago, IL area

Sept 24-25 – Chicago to Washington, D.C. (Stopped at A Christmas Story House in Cleveland, OH; Cuyahoga Valley National Park (OH); Akron, OH)

Oct 7Hillsboro, OR (Roloff Farms)

Oct 14Waldport, OR; Depoe Bay, OR; Pacific City, OR

Oct 26 – Oregon State Beavers vs Stanford Cardinal Football (Corvallis, OR)

Oct 28 – Oregon Ducks vs Utah Utes Football (Eugene, OR)

Nov 4-5 – Seattle, WA (Redskins vs. Seahawks NFL game)

Nov 10-12 – Santa Cruz, CA; Big Sur Area (CA); San Jose, CA (Sharks vs. Canucks NHL game); Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA; Pinnacles National Park (CA)

Dec 1-3 – Billings, MT

Dec 5 – Portland, OR (Wizards vs. Blazers NBA game)

Dec 12 – Oregon State Beavers vs. Jacksonville State Gamecocks Men’s Basketball (Corvallis, OR)

Dec 22-27 – International Falls, MN; Emo, Ontario, Canada