Fastest Growing Cities In The Portland Metro Area

Fastest Growing Cities In The Portland Metro Area

For most of us in and around the Portland area, when we’re asked where we live, we typically just say Portland. But the Portland metro area is made up of several separate cities that covers from Battle Ground, Vancouver and Camas Washington across the river to...
Bringing Bronze Sculptures To Life In Portland

Bringing Bronze Sculptures To Life In Portland

We all know that Portland is an artistic mecca that fosters an incredible amount of talent in the art world. What many of us do not know is that one of the greatest bronze sculpture artists in the world is located right here in the Portland metro area. It all started...
5 Things To Do When Visiting Multnomah Falls

5 Things To Do When Visiting Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls in crisis? In early September of 2017, Oregonians sat on the edge of their seat. Glued to their television screens, and with bated breath, they hoped for the best. With the forest in and around the beloved Multnomah Falls on fire, and spreading fast,...
Portland’s Westside: 5 Trails To Help You Reset

Portland’s Westside: 5 Trails To Help You Reset

If there is one thing that Oregonians have in common, it’s a love for the outdoors. With Portland chalk full of parks and trails that weave its citizens and visitors seamlessly between nature and city, the suburbs are following suit. Just west of Portland are two of...
There’s A Volcano In Portland? Let’s Go!

There’s A Volcano In Portland? Let’s Go!

When you think about Portland in relation to volcanoes, one might recall scenes from the city skylines in the early 80’s as crowds gathered to watch neighboring Mt. St Helens erupt. With plumes of ash stretching miles up into the sky, the scene was part epic and eerie...
Lan Su Garden: Ming Dynasty In The Rose City

Lan Su Garden: Ming Dynasty In The Rose City

Tucked perfectly into the Chinatown District of Portland, Oregon sits the Lan Su Chinese Garden. A Ming Dynasty garden, Lan Su offers the perfect antidote to the pace of downtown Portland life found deep within the Rose City. If it weren’t for a wide-angle photograph,...
Silver Falls – A Perfect Day Trip From Portland

Silver Falls – A Perfect Day Trip From Portland

Silver Falls is a perfect day trip from Portland with so much to experience you’ll wonder why you haven’t done it before. Imagine several miles of perfect hiking trails with 800 feet of elevation, stunning views and more waterfalls than many people will...
Best Oregon Camping Gear and Gadgets

Best Oregon 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...