Shaw, Oregon – taking the backroads

Shaw, Oregon – taking the backroads

When given the option driving up I-5 through the Willamette Valley area, you just might want to consider hopping off the freeway and take Hwy 213 or Hwy 214 east of I-5 and meander through the rolling hills past fields and oak trees. Open up the sunroof or open the… Read More

Boiler Bay Scenic Lookout

Boiler Bay Scenic Lookout

  The Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint on Oregon’s Hwy 101 between Depoe Bay and Lincoln City, is one of the beautiful destinations along the Oregon coastline. South of the Fogarty Creek beach and just before you reach Depoe Bay to the south, you’ll find a perfect oasis to grab… Read More

willamette valley lavender festival and art show

Photo of the Week

A cold and etherial January on the Oregon Coast. Photo taken by Doug Donaldson    

Lumos Winery, Philomath OR

Our photo of the week – a glorious view of the coast range foothills near Philomath, Oregon taken at Lumos Winery.

Carpenter Creek Winery

Carpenter Creek Farm & Winery Situated at the foothills of the coast range west of Forest Grove, Oregon, Carpenter Creek feels a world away from Portland, yet is just a little over half an hour away.  As you head out the Sunset Highway towards the coast, a scenic drive takes… Read More