Cool Oregon Camping – Best Camping Gear and Gadgets

Cool Oregon Camping – Best Camping Gear and Gadgets

Oregon camping is a tradition for many in Portland. The camping season begins once the sun starts to emit its more consistent rays across Oregon hillsides and at the coast. It’s time to start packing vehicles from top to bottom with camping gear as you head into...
Huge Smiley Face On Oregon Hillside – You’ve Got To See

Huge Smiley Face On Oregon Hillside – You’ve Got To See

Imagine finding a huge smiley face on a hillside in Oregon? That’s exactly what happened. So you’re driving to the Oregon coast on your way to Lincoln City on highway 18 and you’re passing through Sheridan, then Willamina just about to reach Grand...
America’s Best Multi-Sport Town [Bend Oregon]

America’s Best Multi-Sport Town [Bend Oregon]

Located just about 3 hours from Portland, Bend, Oregon has taken full advantage of its natural landscapes and it’s not just us from PDX that are noticing. Recently, Outside Magazine named the city of Bend “The 2017 Best Multi-Sport Town“. It’s...
Hells Canyon Scenic Byway: Oregon’s Pass To Little Switzerland

Hells Canyon Scenic Byway: Oregon’s Pass To Little Switzerland

There is nothing like the awe and grandeur that is the World Famous Swiss Alps. And for many here in America who have longed to travel and experience such, riding the Matterhorn at Disneyland has been the closest they have come. But, did you know that Disneyland is...
The Willamette River, Not Just A Portland River

The Willamette River, Not Just A Portland River

The Willamette River is something that many of us from the Portland area are very familiar with, as it is a basic part of the downtown PDX experience. Many of us in the Portland area are also at least somewhat familiar with Willamette Falls, if only through pictures...
Portland, Oregon Named A Top Travel City

Portland, Oregon Named A Top Travel City

Portland, Oregon was named a top travel city by Lonely Planet placing it alongside other cities such as Bordeaux, France and Cape Town, South Africa. Placing 10th on the list, Lonely Planet had this to say about Portland, Oregon, “Portland doesn’t try to impress...
The Best Portland To Oregon Coast Trip

The Best Portland To Oregon Coast Trip

Living in the Portland area has many benefits, not the least of which is being so close to the beautiful Oregon coast and the many cities, activities and sites it has to offer. But many of us struggle to come up with a Portland to Oregon Coast getaway that is quick,...
The Coolest Portland Area Hiking Trails

The Coolest Portland Area Hiking Trails

There seems to be endless hiking trails in and around Portland, Oregon and a towering list of books that will map out every path and byway you can hike on but with so many to choose from how can you pick a few to take a gamble on? We thought it would be helpful to...
5 Unique Getaway Locations Near Portland

5 Unique Getaway Locations Near Portland

Getting away from it all for a few days, a long weekend or just a quick overnight can be something that we all think about doing. Second to having the time (or at least taking the time) to do it, is knowing of a unique getaway location close to Portland, yet offer...