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Our blog is updated regularly with Faces of the Northwest, interviews with creative Northwest business owners, and Northwest Moments, photos of some of our favorite places in the Northwest.

Whether you live in Portland or you plan to visit, while there are a ton of things to do in the city, you’ll also have easy access to a number of spectacular day trips, including some of our favorites, like these. Astoria Astoria is just an hour and a half’s… Read More

Cool Off at Lower Lewis River Falls: Our Photo of the Week

@elyse.l has an impressive Instgram account with lots of fabulous shots around the Northwest, including this one of Lower Lewis River Falls. With the weather sizzling lately, there are few better ways to cool off than this. The falls are located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest outside of Cougar,… Read More

What’s the view like from the top of the world? In Washington’s Olympic Mountain Range, mountain goats and adventurous climbers get to enjoy vistas like this from the top of  6,255-foot-high Mount Washington. While most of us will never get to experience this, thanks to adventure photographer @austinjackson29 we can… Read More

The 65th annual Portland Highland Games will take place this weekend, July 15-16. This Scottish experience features Scottish pipe bands, bag pipers and drummers, dancers and athletes. While not everyone likes the bagpipes, especially when not played well, this event is a ton of fun, not only for those with Scottish… Read More

Oregon has been called the very best state for craft beer. It’s home to nearly 200 craft breweries, defined as companies that produce less than 6 million barrels of beer annually. While that may be fewer than its West Coast neighbors, California and Washington, Oregon happens to be home to… Read More