Estacada, Oregon In this surprising little town east of Oregon City (Pronounced ess tuh KAY duh) I stumbled upon fantastic wall murals of all kinds. Scenes of the past, scenes of the future, scenes depicting a deep love of nature, as well as scenes of daily life. The downtown area… Read More
One of the more iconic Oregon coast images and for good reason. Located on the mid-Oregon coastline between Yachats (pronounced YAW-hots) and Florence, the Heceta (pronounced HUH-see-tuh) Head Viewpoint offers a spectacular view of the lighthouse which dates to about 1894. Guided tours are available. Bonus stay opportunity: the lighthouse… Read More
Now that’s a view! What a spot for enjoying a wine tasting with friends. Sitting atop Pete’s Mountain in West Linn, Oregon, you can enjoy this view overlooking Mt. Hood and often to the sounds of some nice live music playing in the background. This small craft winery specializes in… Read More
A picturesque entrance to a beautiful Oregon beach, Nye Beach is a lovely little historic district in the center of Newport, Oregon. The open, sandy beaches are on the doorstep of this little district just off Hwy 101. Filled with specialty shops, vacation rentals, and restaurants, the area is a… Read More
This photo, titled “Crossing Over” by photographer James Ronan captured this Oregon covered bridge just at the moment a car was crossing inside, illuminating the interior. Such a fantastic shot bringing this old-time covered bridge to life. Located just off I-5 north of Grants Pass, the Grave Creek Covered Bridge… Read More
Now this is an amazing spot to sit and relax! What a view captured by photographer Phil Venditti on Vashon Island, WA. Mt. Rainier still was looking good in her winter whites earlier this summer in June. Can you imagine a prettier place for a picnic?