Small TownTravel Geek

I love exploring small towns and meeting the locals who live there.

I love exploring new places, especially small towns.




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May 24, 2018

Ocean Park, WA.  It might be a drive from anywhere but when you get here, you can find some wonderful gems.

Ocean Park is packed full of history not to mention our neighbor, Historic Oysterville.  

Yes, we are at the end of the Long Beach Peninsula, an hour from Ast...

May 24, 2018

Westport Washington Historic Museum: beautifully worn building in the center of town.

I live small community of Surfside WA, in the town of Ocean Park on the Long Beach Peninsula.  Being in a small town/community, to shop you either go online or you drive 1-2 hrs to get...

November 17, 2017

 This past year I lived in Cannon Beach, Oregon.  It is a very small town, lots of shops, cafes, hotels, vacation rentals and tourist.  Outside a hotel I took this shot.  I was impressed by the line up being I love my beach cruiser but what was so interesting about the...

November 9, 2017

When I look at small towns, I look at their beauty and their friendliness.  Cannon Beach is just that.  For most of this year, 2017, I lived and worked in Cannon Beach at the Cannon Beach Conference center supervising the dinning rooms.  To stand in one of the three di...

November 7, 2017

Do you Journal?

Journaling... I have journaled for years!  Growing up as a shy kid, it always helped.  Going through life changes, growing in age and dealing with adult things, I took to journaling often.  But, now?  I have not journaled like I use to.  I have asked mys...

November 6, 2017

Have you ever been told over and over again to go visit a quaint little spot and when you finally did, it was everything everyone had kept telling you about.  

One of those great little gems is Coffee Girls on Pier 39 in Astoria.  Weather it be sunny or rainy, Coff...

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I love looking through the lens of my camera.  Everywhere I go I look at the beauty around me and ask myself, "What kind of feeling does that Invoke?"

Beautiful landscapes, local events, small town historic spots and the stories that surround them.   And now, I am launching my own personal campaign to promote and bring exposure to these quaint small towns and the people who live there.  

Stay tuned...This should be fun!

Catherine Watson


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