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

Winery Wednesday: Stave and Stone Winery, Hood River

  A beautiful destination for any visit to Hood River, Stave and Stone Winery offers outstanding views of Mt. Adams from their tasting room both indoors or outside. Sitting right next to Hood River Lavender fields, the destination is a delight for the senses. Wine flights from just $10.  You… Read More

McMinnville Food and Wine Classic

It’s a tough job, but someone is going to have to taste all these wines!  Oregon takes its wine pretty seriously, but in a casual sort of northwest way.  This tasting is for the McMinnville Food and Wine Classic – a weekend full of food and wine sampling held at… Read More

Colorful Hotels in the Northwest

Add some color to your stay in one of these urban chic modern hotels. Surrounded by art, music, and color, these unique hotels shine on a gray day.

Fun & Unique Places to Stay with Real Character in Oregon and Washington

You can up your game getting into the unique and out-of-the-box lifestyle that gives the Pacific Northwest its own quirky personality. Whether on land or sea, in the trees or underground, you can find a fun and unique weekend getaway with real character in Oregon and Washington. Hobbit House Sequim,… Read More

Soak Up The Local Coffee Scene: Bend, Oregon

  The heart of central Oregon, Bend is a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike. The laid back, casual, hip vibe fills this community of outdoor lovers. Surrounded by snow capped mountains, ancient volcanic flows, and forests as far as the eye can see, with the scent of pine… Read More

Driving and Discovering: Tacoma

Driving to pick someone up at SeaTac airport, I allowed several extra hours to take the time to stop and explore the Tacoma area. Many travelers driving between Portland and Seattle often just think of Tacoma as the place with the giant Tacoma Dome stadium that looms large right next… Read More