An exploration of Fort Vancouver’s historic past as a thriving community.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Gordon House” represents his vision of a modern farmhosue set in the Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley.
Shamrock Run At Oregon’s largest running event, there’s something fit for everyone on Sunday, March 17. If the half marathon, 5K, 8K, or 15K isn’t for you, there’s a 4-mile walking-only course along the waterfront. Have kids? There’s a 1K dash for them as well. Afterwards, check out the fitness fair and/or celebrate with a […]
Experience Hollywood history when you step into Movie Madness.
Orange, yellow, brown and red! From the tops of the trees to the ground beneath our feet, autumn in the Pacific Northwest is a kaleidoscope of color, and one of the best places to experience it is at Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum. What You’ll Find Located within Northwest Portland’s Washington Park, the Hoyt Arboretumis home to approximately […]
Cute neighborhoods, a delicious culinary scene and a grand view of the Columbia River—it’s no surprise the little coastal town of Astoria made it onto Yahoo Lifestyle’s list of “50 Charming American Towns You’ve Never Heard Of.” Astoria is the oldest city west of the Rocky Mountains. It was the finish line of Lewis […]
Fantastical beasts, pioneer homes, nature hikes, culinary adventures – the city of Albany and its environs offers all this and more, an affordable Willamette Valley destination perfect for a day trip or weekend getaway from the Portland area. Straddling the I-5 corridor, Albany is located about 70 miles south of Portland. Monteith House, photo by […]
Since the first vine was planted in 1965, the Willamette Valley has gained worldwide fame as a premier Pinot Noir growing region. Today, this 100-mile-long strip of paradise boasts over seven hundred vineyards and the distinction of being named 2016 Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. My family recently gathered for a […]
Spring has sprung in the Rose City and there’s no better place to enjoy this beautiful weather than Portland’s many waterfront parks and trails. Get outside and take a walk on the banks of the Willamette River.
Vintage music, whimsical creatures, sparkling lights – for families in the Portland area craving inexpensive, old-timey fun, these five carousels, all located within about an hour and a half of Portland, will have you and the kids twirling with delight. Most are open daily year-round and cost $1.50-$4.00 per ride. Photo: Jeff Muceus via Flickr […]