22 Best Things to Do in Florence, Oregon | A Complete Bucket List

Things to do in Florence, Oregon

The best things to do in Florence, Oregon to immerse yourself in the local culture & natural beauty of the Oregon Coast.  The Oregon Coast has its own kind of magic. I don’t recall ever coming across a coastal region that is as versatile, rugged, and serene. There are various hideaways waiting to be discovered […]

A Guide to the Oregon Country Fair: Everything to Know Before You Go

A guide to the Oregon Country Fair in Veneta

A complete guide to the Oregon Country Fair so you know what to expect, what to enjoy, and where to stay during this hippie festival in Veneta, Oregon. The Oregon Country Fair has become a staple in Oregon since its start in 1969. I heard about it enough times before I moved to Oregon – […]

The Perfect Day Trip from Portland

The Perfect Day Trip from Portland

If you’re looking for the perfect Columbia River Gorge day trip from Portland that includes stops at Hood River and Timberline Lodge, put the ‘Fruit Loop Tour’ on your list now. I didn’t hear the words “Fruit Loop Tour” until a good few months into my time in Portland. My boyfriend heard a few locals […]

Experiencing the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland

Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland

Experiencing the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is one of the best things to do in Ashland. This is everything you should know before you go! “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts […]

14 Stops to Make on an Oregon Coast Road Trip

Port Orford near Battle Rock Park - Oregon coast road trip planner - USA Travel

A guide for your next Oregon coast road trip! From south to north, know these small seaside cities and local hangouts for your next adventure. When thinking about an Oregon coast road trip, images of rugged cliffs, turquoise blue waters, and windswept forests come to mind. The untouched beauty of this stretch of the West […]

The Best Places to Stay Near Mt Hood: Cooper Spur Mountain Resort

Best places to stay near mt hood - Cooper Spur Mountain Resort

Looking for the best places to stay near Mt Hood? Look no further than Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, a winter wonderland retreat. After our day of snowboarding at Mt. Hood Meadows we eased our aching bodies into the car and pulled up directions for how to get to our accommodation for the night. Cooper Spur […]

The Ultimate Packing Guide for Hiking in Oregon

hiking in oregon | ultimate packing guide

The ultimate packing guide for hiking in Oregon, so you can enjoy the best of the Pacific Northwest without having to worry what to bring with you. This last year I had the chance to do a lot of hiking in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest as a whole. I found myself chasing waterfalls in […]

What to Do With Two Days in Seattle

What to do with Two Days in Seattle

How to have a packed two days in Seattle without overdoing it. I was ecstatic as I left the city of Portland behind me. I had two days in Seattle and the city was calling me to its shores. I was happy to oblige for a weekend away exploring more of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle […]

A Guide to Eugene Breweries – Where to Find the Best Beer Around Town

A Guide to Eugene Breweries

The ultimate guide to Eugene breweries! This is where you can find the best beer around town, from someone who has visited Eugene over a dozen times. With the quality hops that come out of the Willamette Valley and the clean water supply, it’s no big secret that Oregon has a solid craft beer scene. […]

Rogue River Jet Boats: An Adventurous Tour on the Oregon Coast

rogue river jet boats

Seeing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with Jerry’s Rogue River Jet Boats is one of the most unforgettable experiences you can have on the Oregon Coast. There has been only one other time in my life that I’ve been on a jet boat, and that was on the famous Shotover Jet Boat Ride in […]