Columbia River Gorge

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

Maryhill Museum of Art

Autumn is a beautiful time around the Pacific Northwest. Joe Wolf on Flickr captured Maryhill Museum of Art overlooking the Columbia River Gorge in the fading beauty of November.  Read more about Maryhill Museum on our blog in our posts about the nearby Maryhill Stonehenge, and other sights to see… Read More

Vista House and Vintage Cars

Vista House and Vintage Cars

A perfect match – vintage car and Vista House.  Vista House is the iconic image of the Columbia River Gorge, sitting atop Crown Point overlooking the Columbia river below.  Construction began in 1916 and was the crown jewel of the newly finished Columbia River Highway. Built as a safe place… Read More

Beacon Rock View

Photo of the week: The view from Beacon Rock overlooking the Columbia River Gorge. Beacon Rock is accessed via Hwy 14 on the Washington side of the river east of Washougal.  The climb up can be nerve wracking for some, invigorating for others!

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.

Fragrances and Views – Senses Overload!

A trip to Hood River Lavender Farm A day of perfect weather – sunny, not too warm, and not too windy.  A good day to open up the sunroof and turn on the tunes. A drive up the Gorge from Portland or Vancouver is always a pleasure, but even more… Read More