Blog

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.

Lakewold Gardens

On a beautiful lake tucked into a quiet neighborhood south of Tacoma, sits a grand old house. Built as a country getaway in the early 1900s, the home was the setting in which an avid plant collector created her dream garden. You could call it Northwest luxury – a quatrefoil… Read More

A Conversation with USA River Cruises

USA River Cruises has been a long-time Northwest travel agency specializing in river cruising. They are based in Vancouver, Washington and know the Columbia River like the back of their hand. They strive to offer the personal, in-person travel agent experience that can help you find just the right cruise… Read More

Owen Roe Winery

Business Highlight of the Week: Owen Roe Winery Working with vineyards from Yakima and the Willamette Valley, Owen Roe Winery have been creating award winning wines since 1999.  They offer a relaxing tasting room with views of wide open spaces and Mount Adams in the distance. Located in Union Gap,… Read More

Enjoy a local Harvest Festival

The pumpkins are ready, the apple cider is flowing, and apple cider donuts are waiting. Find a harvest festival near you to enjoy corn mazes, petting zoos, hay rides; fresh harvest fruits and vegetables; pumpkin patches; and apple cider donuts. Everything that feels fall! Here are a few of our… Read More

Vancouver Waterfront Park

The newly refurbished Vancouver Waterfront couldn’t have a better location, right on the banks of the Columbia River. As new buildings are built, the waterfront park area is already starting to mature, with landscaping filling in and looking like it’s always been there. The new waterfront park sign greets visitors… Read More

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.