Oregon Fishing Guides

Do you want to see everything that the Pacific Northwest has to offer? Then arrange a trip with a Professional Guide. There are many options for a guided trip, and selecting a guide can be overwhelming and frustrating at times. Jerre Munson, owner/operator of Takin’ Line Guide Services, is a well-known Oregon fishing guide who […]

Oregon Wine Regions

Oregon has one of the most diverse geo-climates in the world makes it one of the best places to grow several types of grapes for making high quality wines. This makes it possible for vintners to successful grow superb cool and warm-climate varieties within a small region. There are many things that affect the quality […]

Visiting Portland on a Budget

Portland, Oregon, also known as the “Rose City,” is considered the gem of the Pacific Northwest. It is a home to many businesses, self-starters, outdoor enthusiasts and coffee lovers. Located between mountains and coastline, it’s a hub for many famous activities that are both entertaining and financially-friendly. To visit Portland on a budget, consider these […]

12 Fun Things to Do in Portland, Oregon

The largest city in Oregon, Portland is renowned for a variety of things, not least its “weirdness.” For one, it’s one of the world’s most environment-conscious cities and a counterculture hotspot in the United States. This is a city of hipsters and cyclists, nature conservation and sustainable farm-to-fork dining. It has one of America’s best […]

5 Best Beer Hikes in Portland, Oregon

With more than 70 breweries within its city limits, Portland, Oregon can rightly be regarded as one of—if not—the beer capitals in the U.S. The city is also a very outdoor-focused place, with numerous parks and green areas and easy access to amazing nature destinations. It’s therefore a perfect place for hikes and beer. In […]

Best Places To Visit Near Portland, Oregon for Nature Lovers

Top 5 Weekend Getaways & Day Trips from Portland Few American cities have such an abundance of nearby nature than Portland, Oregon. From the Cascades volcanoes to lush waterfalls, a spectacular coastline and pristine forests, there’s something to do for everyone. If you like being outdoors, you’ll certainly enjoy the following places to visit near […]

Smith Rock State Park, Oregon

In the middle of Oregon lies an unlikely place. Here, in the arid plains of the High Desert, a collection of towering rock pillars, formations and cliffs form one of Oregon’s “Seven Wonders.” This is Smith Rock State Park, the birthplace of American sport climbing and one of the reasons that nearby Bend is such […]

Top 7 Oregon State Parks

There may be more than 250 Oregon state parks, covering 109,000 acres, but there are a few that are head and shoulders above the rest. These are the best state parks in Oregon, each and every one of them an awesome destination for outdoor activities, wildlife watching and camping. You’ll notice that many of the […]

What Not To Miss With Kids At The Oregon Zoo

My family and I made our annual summer pilgrimage to the Oregon Zoo. We’ve done this many times over the years. My oldest is now 10 and I have noticed the gradual shift in what she likes to do on family activities. The ooh-aah factor of seeing the animals is definitely waning, but I was […]

Wildlife Safari in Oregon

A couple of weeks ago, we took a road trip down the Oregon Coast – to visit some of the beaches on the coast, the Oregon Coast Aquarium, and on the way, we even drove through the Redwood Forest. On our way back up to Washington, we drove through Winston, Oregon. Winston is the home of […]

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