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Day Trip Destinations for an Oregon Spring Break

Day Trip Destinations for an Oregon Spring Break

It is almost spring break time, and time to enjoy a little mini-vacation time with the kids. If you are a stay-at-home spring breaker like me, you may be looking for day trip exploration ideas to do with your kids here in the PNW. Here are a few ideas for road tripping with the kids […]

Monti’s Cafe in Portland

Monti’s Cafe in Portland

Monti’s Cafe is for people who love character. Ambience is key at Monti’s for those that love history, books, vintage, antiques, nostalgia, or just like someplace homey. Mismatched tables and chairs, bookshelves, vintage lamps, turn-of-the-century coat racks, all combine to create an inviting and cozy atmosphere.    Stop by for a cup of coffee and […]

The Albany Carousel

The Albany Carousel

Art and imagination go ’round and ’round in the Willamette Valley and the Albany carousel will give you a spin. The creative and imaginative creatures on their historic carousel go beyond the prancing horse. The project to create this carousel started with inspiration from carousels being restored in Montana and Salem, Oregon. Carousels were dying […]

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Where To Find The Best Coffee in the Northwest

The Northwest is famous for its coffee, and these spots around the region offer the best of the best for your must-experience list.

In Need of a Vacation But Short on Time? Take One of These Northwest Daycations Instead

All you need is one day off from your regular routine, and you can be enjoying one of these amazing daycations in the Northwest.

Most Spectacular National and State Parks in the Northwest

The Northwest is known for the outdoors, and nowhere does it shine more than in the best Northwest national & state parks, considered to be some of the best in the country.

Most Magnificent Waterfalls in the Northwest

If you enjoy chasing waterfalls, it would be hard to find a place better than the Northwest. Here are our ideas for the best Northwest waterfalls to hike, photograph, and admire.