Northwest Moments

We’ve all booked a vacation or jumped in the car for a roadtrip based on a single iconic photo. Here’s our collection of the best Northwest moments captured in photos.

Discover: Independence, Oregon

History – Charm – Wine – Bicycling Independence may be your perfect getaway spot if you enjoy a charming, historic small town in the heart of the Willamette Valley. We love exploring the small towns throughout the Willamette Valley – each with its own vibe and history. These small towns… Read More

Weddle Covered Bridge, Sweet Home OR

Weddle Covered Bridge, Sweet Home OR

Some things are worth saving. The Weddle Bridge was scheduled to be demolished as it was deemed to have outlived it’s useful life. A utilitarian and much less attractive concrete bridge was built to replace it to handle the stresses of everyday traffic needs. But the Weddle Bridge was just… Read More

Helvetia Lavender Fields

Helvetia Lavender Fields

The beautiful fragrance of lavender fills the air on a warm summer’s day while at Helvetia Lavender Farm just west of Portland, Oregon. The rolling hills of the Tualatin Valley just outside their farm are so inviting for a weekend drive. Plan on getting out this summer and take home… Read More

Spirit Falls, White Salmon, WA

Spirit Falls, White Salmon, WA

Spirit Falls is a gorgeous waterfall located in the southern portion of Gifford Pinchot National Park. It involves a 0.8 mile hike with 500 foot elevation incline, rated as “hard.” Thankfully, there are hardy photographers that are willing to do the hike and bring back amazing photos for the rest… Read More

Summer Lake, Oregon

Summer Lake, Oregon

Photo of the day: Summer Lake in Central Oregon. Summer Lake is one of Oregon’s largest lakes at approximately 20 miles x 10 miles. Located in south central Oregon on the edge of the Fremont-Winema National Forest and about 2 hours southeast of Bend, the area’s remoteness is its very… Read More