Fort Worden State Park – Port Townsend, Washington

Yesterday I drove the motorhome the 65 miles from Lake Cushman near Hoodsport to Fort Worden Sate Park at Port Townsend, Washington. We will depart here on Friday.

I’ve been to this beautiful place a few times over the years and always enjoy returning. The movie Officer and a Gentleman was filmed here in 1982 literally within a few feet of our current campsite. This is such a popular place, the campsites fetch $50 a night for full hookup. My Washington State Senior Citizen Card got us in for $25 a night. The below Google Earth images show our location…

As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…



Here’s our campsite…



And the usual dinette window photo…


After setting up upon our arrival yesterday, we started out for a walk but rain forced a retreat back to the motorhome. I got this one photo before retreating…


Later in the afternoon the rain stopped, so after our evening meal…out for another walk. The 62 degree temperature along with some wind put the wind-chill temperatures into the mid-50’s. Too much for a California girl…


We started our walk along the northern shore where I took this 180 degree photo of the Strait de Juan Fuca…


Looking west at the strait towards the Pacific Ocean…


What’s she taking a picture of???


At the tip of land we came to the Point Wilson lighthouse. My photo is in the watercolor mode…


Looking to the east we saw a passing Washington State Ferry…


A view of the lighthouse from the south…


We stopped to say hello to Levi who has two beautiful blue eyes…


About 7:30 PM we had about an hour of heavy rain and 35-50 mile per hour winds. During that time I took this photo through our dinette window…


You can read all about Fort Worden by clicking this Wikipedia link…

We are approaching our recycle time for our Internet signal and getting near to the end of our available gigabytes, so I’ve had to limit the number of photos shown. You will get to see the others later.

We plan on exploring Port Townsend today.


Yesterday was a cloudy/sunny/rainy day at 62 degrees. Forecast for today is cloudy/sunny and 64 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows our approximate location in the State of Was. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…


Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein


On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link…

There are more than 500 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link…

If you have not checked out my Ramblin Man’s Photos Blog, you can do so by clicking this link…

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All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2014

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