Half the fun of planning a trip is planning it. Unless you hate planning trips, in which case it’s none of the fun.
If that’s you, these ready-to-go carefully curated itineraries will help you get to the being-on-your-trip part of your trip faster without spending any longer on the part you hate than necessary.
Oregon Coast Electric Byway
Oregon has a reputation for its commitment to sustainability, so it’s no wonder the state is embracing electric vehicles (EVs) with enthusiasm. Now you can take a trip along all 363 miles of the beautiful Oregon Coast and charge your EV along the…
“Twilight” Tour of the Columbia Gorge
It was a moody afternoon and I was racking my brain trying to figure out what to do with my tween’ Little Sister Sarah from the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program. She had the school afternoon off, and I was struggling with something fun that…
Exploring Oregon’s Wonders: Portland to the Gorge
As if it builds anticipation throughout the workweek, the city of Portland lights up a little brighter on Friday evenings. On one recent weekend, that urban energy inspired my exploration of downtown Portland and the Columbia River Gorge.
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It seems like most people don’t know about Steens Mountain, and fewer have been. Other mountains get all the attention in Oregon: Mt. Hood, the Three Sisters, Mt. Jefferson and countless other snow-capped Cascade peaks are the first summits that…
Having lived in Oregon my entire life, I can say for certain that there are countless reasons to love this beautiful state in every season but this is especially true in winter. During the colder months, days may get shorter and chillier, but…
Recommendations for a day of wine tasting at some of the most beautiful, cozy tasting rooms in the Willamette Valley, northern Oregon’s signature wine tasting region.
When the days grow shorter and the rain and snow set in, there’s a natural inclination to bundle up, light the fire and enjoy the world from inside. But to truly experience winter in Oregon, you need to fight the urge to hibernate and get outside.…