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Fiction Books Set in the Pacific NW

Fiction Books Set in the Pacific NW

The scenic wonders of the Pacific Northwest make for a thought-provoking backdrop to several fiction novels, mysteries, and historical fiction stories perfect for a weekend read while vacationing…  Don’t forget to pack a book and enjoy a good read while cruising the Columbia, relaxing on the beach, or tucked under a cozy blanket in a snow-bound […]

Viewing Wildlife on the Oregon Beaches in Winter

Viewing Wildlife on the Oregon Beaches in Winter

When you think of visiting the Oregon coast, you may think of flying kites, making sandcastles, playing in the surf on a skim board, throwing a frisbee, playing catch with your dog, or just kicking back and reading a good book. Yes, those are all great ways to spend a day at the beach. But […]

A Visit to the Montavilla Neighborhood

A Visit to the Montavilla Neighborhood

The little neighborhood of Montavilla comes alive when they host a big jazz festival and street fair every year. Even when it isn’t festival time, the Montavilla area can be a nice way to spend an afternoon. Located just off I-205 on the east side of Portland, the area is easy to get to, yet […]

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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.