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Circling Mount Hood

Circling Mount Hood

One of the most scenic day trips you can make – drive the loop that take you up one side of Mount Hood and down the other. Beautiful viewpoints, quirky stops, wineries, and scenic lakes and rivers.

Fragrances and Views – Senses Overload!

Fragrances and Views – Senses Overload!

A trip to Hood River Lavender Farm A day of perfect weather – sunny, not too warm, and not too windy.  A good day to open up the sunroof and turn on the tunes. A drive up the Gorge from Portland or Vancouver is always a pleasure, but even more so when you can open […]

Where to Find Lavender Fields

Where to Find Lavender Fields

The Pacific Northwest offers many options for photographing, u-pick, or otherwise enjoying summer’s favorite flower – lavender.  Head to one of these locations towards the last weeks of June and into early July to find a field of purple flowers buzzing  in the summer sun, the warmth sending the fragrance wafting on the breeze. Oregon: […]

Northwest Travel Guides

We also feature detailed themed guides exploring the best of the northwest. Check out our most recent guides.

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.