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 […]

Perfect Weekend Trip to Portland

Portland Weekend Vacation Guide Long a landmark of sustainable planning and green living; Portland, Oregon is an ideal destination for travelers seeking refuge from big-city chaos. A quaint, charming community nestled on the banks of the Willamette River; Portland, Oregon offers the perfect blend of urban culture and natural beauty. This rare combination makes Portland […]

Columbia Gorge Wildflower Hikes

Oregon Blooming Sites The Columbia River dividing Washington and Oregon cuts through a steep gorge of high plateaus and sweeping meadows that bloom with carpets of wildflowers from March to July. The 85-mile Columbia River Gorge, running to 4,000 feet deep, was carved by ice age floods. River tributaries cut off high above the gorge […]

Spring Flower Festivals in Western Oregon

Celebrate Tulips, Irises, Daffodils in the Willamette Valley The Willamette Valley hosts several spring festivals showcasing the beauty of flowers while celebrating in style with picnic lunches, parades, and children’s activities. Spring in Oregon brings daffodil, tulip, and iris blooms to the Willamette Valley. Locals and visitors celebrate the beauty of spring at area festivals […]

Visit the Oregon Country Fair

The Annual Celebration of Culture, Located Just West of Eugene Join jugglers, musicians, artisans, and performers for unique fun at the annual Oregon Country Fair in Veneta this July. All ages welcome and don’t forget your costume! This year the Oregon Country Fair celebrates its 39th celebration of culture, music, and art in Veneta, just […]

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