Western Oregon

Western Oregon is a region of the state known for its lush forests, fertile farmland, and stunning coastline. The region is home to the bustling city of Portland, which is known for its vibrant culture, delicious food, and world-renowned craft beer scene. The Willamette Valley, located in the heart of Western Oregon, is one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world and is famous for its Pinot Noir wine. The region’s stunning coastline, stretching for 363 miles, features breathtaking beaches, dramatic cliffs, and quaint seaside towns. Visitors to Western Oregon can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, fishing, and surfing.

The Line Out The Door Of This Small Oregon Coast Eatery Is Always There For A Reason

It would be a sin to pass through the picturesque Oregon coast without indulging in some delectable fish and chips. With an abundance of seafood shacks and high-end eateries serving up fresh fish atop crispy french fries, there's no excuse to miss out. Whether you're treating yourself to succulent...

Guide to The Best Portland, Oregon Parks

Portland is home to a whopping 325 parks with nearly 90% of the city's residents living within a 10 minute walk of one (far above the national average of just 55%). The sheer density of parks and green spaces in the City of Roses is just one of the many charms this beautiful city has to offer....

2024 Hiking Guide to Oregon’s Cape Falcon Trail

Are you ready to hit the trails and explore the beauty of the Oregon Coast? Look no further than the Cape Falcon Trail! This amazing hiking trail on the northern Oregon coast offers breathtaking views, diverse terrain, plenty of opportunities to connect with nature, and access to Short Sand Beach....

A Walk Through Portland’s Tranquil Japanese Gardens

Portland is home to an incredible garden that was planted to heal wounds and bring two cultures closer together. While some locals at first resisted the planting of the garden in 1963, the Japanese Garden has become an Oregon gem and a Portland treasure and is much loved by all. History Of The...

Escape to Ecola State Park: A Guide to Oregon’s Coastal Retreat

Ecola State Park is a stunning natural retreat on Oregon's northern coast. This awe-inspiring park offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, rugged shorelines, and lush forest trails. Whether you're looking for adventure or a chance to relax on the Oregon coast, Ecola State Park has something...
This Beautiful Oregon Winery Is Leading The Way To Sustainable Wine Production

This Beautiful Oregon Winery Is Leading The Way To Sustainable Wine Production

Sustainability is the name of the game at Willamette Valley Vineyards in Turner Oregon, just outside of Salem. Founder Jim Bernau believes Pinot Noir made with consideration for the environment, employees and community simply tastes better. From introducing...

23 Must See Waterfall Hikes Oregon You Can’t Miss in 2023

23 Must See Waterfall Hikes Oregon You Can’t Miss in 2023

Oregon is a treasure trove of natural wonders, with a bounty of stunning waterfalls that are waiting to be discovered. While Multnomah Falls might be the most renowned among them, there are many other awe-inspiring falls that are equally captivating. We've compiled a...

Sleep Overnight In Oregon’s Finest Treehouse Resort

Sleep Overnight In Oregon’s Finest Treehouse Resort

With warm weather right around the corner, many are looking to get out and explore new places. If you're tired of staying at the same resorts, bed & breakfasts, and hotels it's time to check out this treehouse hotel in Oregon! This 'treesort' is the perfect unique...

10 Magical Places To Forest Bathe In Oregon And Soak Up Nature

10 Magical Places To Forest Bathe In Oregon And Soak Up Nature

You might not know what forest bathing is, but that's ok, we're here to share the magic of taking in the forest atmosphere. National forests cover about 25% of Oregon, and that's not counting the state forests and privately owned land, which means ample opportunity to...

Stunning Sand Art: Magical Sand Labyrinths On The Oregon Coast

Stunning Sand Art: Magical Sand Labyrinths On The Oregon Coast

Have you ever seen sand art so extravagant? Denny Dyke created magic in the sand in Bandon Oregon in the form of sand labyrinths, and you're welcome to come and explore that magic for yourself. Peace and tranquility is the goal as you walk the labyrinth, each one...

Unplug and Plan a Getaway to This Gorgeous Historic Hotel in Oregon

Unplug and Plan a Getaway to This Gorgeous Historic Hotel in Oregon

The brothers Mike and Brian McMenamin are personal local heroes of mine. I had visited many of their properties and brewpubs in the Portland area but never realized their impact until my first time at the Kennedy School while living in NE PDX circa the early 2000s. I...

5 Heart Pounding Oregon Adventures In 2020

5 Heart Pounding Oregon Adventures In 2020

With a new year comes new opportunities for adventure. Here are five adrenaline pumping adventures for Oregon's thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies to get your heart pounding. 1. Bungee Jumping In Bend Oregon This Bend Oregon company will help you take a 250 foot...

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