Wineries to Visit Around Portland’s Backyard

Wineries to Visit Around Portland’s Backyard

The warm summer weather makes you want to get outside with a picnic and play in the great Oregon wine country. We are fortunate to have a lot of wine regions in the Portland area including the Willamette Valley, Chehalem mountains, and even in downtown Portland....
Car Camping 101 in Portland Oregon

Car Camping 101 in Portland Oregon

Have you noticed the weather is getting warmer? If you love the great outdoors, it’s time to pull out your camping gear and make sure it’s ready for the season. Car camping is where you pack up your car with your ice chest full of food, tent, sleeping...
Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Whether you are moving or just moved to the Portland Metro area or you have lived here all your life there are always new adventures to be experienced a short hop from your front door! Are you feeling like you need to get out and explore the beautiful great wide open...
Are Oregonians Happy? Not So Much

Are Oregonians Happy? Not So Much

Oregonians don’t seem to be very happy according to a new study put out by WalletHub recently. Now we are not talking about how much money people in Oregon make, how many toys that they have or how big their home is, it’s about key factors that determine...
A Tour Of Oregon Lighthouses

A Tour Of Oregon Lighthouses

There is nothing quite like the Oregon coast. With 363 miles of free and open to the public coastlines, there’s countless ways to experience such beauty and landscape. And, for those who’ve made the trek to Oregon’s border to the west, we’re sure you’ll agree that...
The Best Wood Carvings On The Oregon Coast

The Best Wood Carvings On The Oregon Coast

A walk through Heffy’s Gallery, located in Florence, Oregon, a small coastal community that is popular and just over a three hour drive South from Portland. If one didn’t know any better, you would think you just got done walking through a gallery with live wildlife...
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...
Depoe Bay – Oregon Coast Bucket List

Depoe Bay – Oregon Coast Bucket List

Did you know that just a few short hours from Portland, Oregon is the World’s Smallest Navigable Harbor? That’s right, Depoe Bay, located on the Oregon Coast, is home to this small 6-acre bay where Depoe Creek enters the Pacific Ocean through a narrow channel in...
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,...