Joining the food scene in Vancouver, WA is Cecelia – a breakfast and lunch restaurant near Fort Vancouver.  A bistro style menu features outstanding eggs Benedict (including fabulous vegetarian version) smoked trout hash, and reuben sandwiches.  Open 7-2  and located in the Grand Shopping center by Fred Meyer just off… Read More

Pearson Airfield, Vancouver WA

Pearson Airfield, Vancouver WA

A statue stands outside the Pearson Airfield museum in Vancouver, WA harkening back to the earliest days of aviation and the history found on this history-laden site.  Step inside this free museum and see samples of the earliest forms of aviation in all their glory for a taste of how… Read More

A Walk Through Fort Vancouver’s Garden

Join us on a late summer walk through Fort Vancouver’s kitchen display garden found just outside the entrance to the fort and open to the public to wander and enjoy.  They grow heirloom vegetables (a rutabaga as big as your hand!) fruit trees (lovely looking figs just starting to ripen)… Read More

Find These Hidden Treasures on Vancouver’s Waterfront

Look down, look up, look all around.  There is cool design everywhere when walking along Vancouver’s new waterfront.  This new urban interface along the banks of the Columbia River may look ultra modern from a distance, but pays homage to the historical past and its industrial heritage in the creative… Read More

Fort Vancouver Kitchen Garden

In late summer, the gardens at Fort Vancouver are beginning to wind down. The pumpkins growing are looking their best, the sunflowers shine in the sun, and the last of the heritage beans are hiding under the their leaves. Visitors to the Fort Vancouver complex which includes the elegant homes… Read More

Soak Up The Local Coffee Scene: Downtown Vancouver, WA

Take a walk through downtown Vancouver, Washington and discover the different coffee shops. From colorful, quirky, hip, and homey, you’ll be sure to find a friendly one to call home.