Traffic is crazy, along U.S. Highway 101 from Crescent City north up through Brookings-Harbor and Gold Beach.
Motels, campsites and vacation rentals are booked; restaurants are hopping; beaches and waterways are crowded.
Does that mean this season’s visitor numbers are up over previous years?
Probably so, at least a bit. That’s what an informal survey by the Del Norte Triplicate and the Curry Coastal Pilot shows.
Cindy Vosburg, recently named director of the Crescent City/Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce, reports a robust season there. “This has been a healthy season for our area businesses,” said Vosburg. “We are as busy as ever.