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 – […]

Where to Stay in Seattle: Best Hotels, Neighborhoods & Travel Tips

Where to Stay in Seattle

The ultimate guide to where to stay in Seattle! Learn about the best Seattle neighborhoods to explore, depending on your budget and travel style. One of the largest cities on the West Coast, Seattle is home to a lively arts scene, at least a hundred festivals, and a booming tech industry. You’ll never have to […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

8 Free Things to do in Portland, Oregon

Free Things to do in Portland

There are plenty of free things to do in Portland, Oregon if you know where to look. Here are 8 ways to stay busy in ‘Stumptown’ without spending any money. Portland is one of those cities where you sometimes need a little help to see what’s what rather than just taking it for what it […]