Yachats: Gem of the Oregon Coast

Attractions and Events Includes Whale Watching, Crab Feed, Festivals Visitors to Yachats find exciting adventure and unique attractions while exploring the rocky beach, shopping for souvenirs, or attending one of many events at the coast. A visit to the city of Yachats, located between Newport and Florence along the Oregon Coast, is an excellent choice […]

Walking Portland’s Cultural District

Arts Unfold along Downtown’s Tree and Flower Filled Park Blocks Art, performance, history, and period architecture are all on display in the compact, walkable downtown section of Portland, Oregon, known as the Cultural District. Many of Portland’s cultural venues lie along a six-block linear park known as the South Park Blocks. Two of the largest […]

Oregon’s Mount Hood Railroad Scenic Tours

Travel by Train Around Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge The Mount Hood Railroad offers year-round excursions for families including scenic tours, holiday-themed excursions, and fun dinner tours from Hood River, Oregon. Mount Hood Railroad scenic tours and excursions show off the natural beauty of Mt. Hood and the Columbia Gorge. The tours are […]

Oregon’s Silver Falls State Park

Hike Along 10 Waterfalls on a Premier Pacific Northwest Trail Nestled in the Cascade foothills, Silver Falls offers over 9,000 acres of lush forests, 25 miles of multi-use trails, and 10 of the Northwest’s most stunning waterfalls. Few places in the Pacific Northwest can boast such magnificent scenery, peaceful settings, and incredible hiking as what’s […]

The Oregon Garden in the U.S. Pacific Northwest

A Lush and Vibrant Landscape 40 Minutes South of Portland Set in the rolling hills of Willamette Valley, the Oregon Garden offers a stunning array of plants, forests, sculptures, fountains, reflecting pools, and walking paths. Anyone heading to Portland soon – or those who already live in the area – will find a pleasurable and […]

Cheap Pacific Northwest Vacations with Kids

Great Ideas Keep Educational Trips Close to Home Pacific Northwest vacations are cheap when the trips are close to home. Here are great educational ideas for any family with kids. There are many options for cheap vacations in the Pacific Northwest and summer is a great time to unplug a child from the TV or […]

Oregon Museums of Native Culture

Where to See Native American Art, Artifacts & Cultural Displays Because Pacific Northwest Native Americans enjoyed abundant resources, they were able to develop a rich culture, including a diverse body of art. From intricately woven baskets to elaborately decorated clothing, carvings, ceremonial objects, and totem poles, much has been preserved. The following museums feature large […]

Portland Art Museum Travel Guide

Visit Oregon Museum to View 40,000 Artwork Items and Masterpieces A guide to visiting the Portland Art Museum to see varied American, European, Asian, Native American, and African sculpture, photography, art, silver, artifacts, and more. With over 350,000 visitors per year, the Portland Art Museum is a wonderful destination for visitors to and locals of […]

Portland Store Sells Junk for Art

Donate or Buy Recycled SCRAP Stuff at a Funky Artistic Reuse Shop Portland, Oregon is a funky city, home to many fun, unusual art galleries and the cool “reuse” store, SCRAP, that proves one person’s trash may be an artist’s treasure. Cool and funky, Portland, Oregon is a great city to visit if one is […]

Pacific Northwest Lakeside Retreats

Pacific Northwest Lake Vacations Offer Recreation and Fun Lakes throughout the Pacific Northwest are flanked with resorts or have become favorite vacation spots in balmy Northwest summers. Check out these four for summer fun. Whether you prefer to camp near the shores of a lake or view it from high above in your posh hotel […]

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