Lakes Near Florence Oregon
Have you spent much time exploring all of the great lakes near Florence, Oregon? Let me tell you, there are some really great ones! Who knew that this great town located next to the Pacific Ocean, home to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area was also neighbors with some of most beautiful lakes in the state?! Sand dunes, the ocean and beautiful lakes all in the same place?! YESSSS!!!
Christmas Towns in the Pacific Northwest
Have you ever wondered where you can find the most magical Christmas towns in the Pacific Northwest?. Do you live in the Pacific Northwest, or are you planning to be in the area this holiday season? First of all, let’s just say YAY! There is no better place to be during the holiday season. The Pacific Northwest has some amazing towns that really know how to celebrate the holidays.
Lakes Near Albany Oregon
Are you looking for lakes near Albany, Oregon? Whether you are looking for a great new fishing spot, a lake to put your boat in, a kayaking oasis or just a spot to hop in and cool off, these list should provide you with some great options! All of the lakes I have listed in this post are within an hour’s drive of Albany, because for me, I think an hour is well worth it to find your new favorite water hole.
The Best Time to Go to Wildlife Safari
We are the kind of family that is up for an adventure at the drop of a hat. Our first trip to Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon was because I spotted a deal on Groupon late one night, so my hubby and I bought the tickets and we woke the kids up early the next morning and headed out. Did I mention that Winston is over 3 hours away from where we live?
5 Reasons to Visit Mary’s Peak
Do you live in Oregon? You might just want to take a bit of an adventure and head to Mary’s Peak in the Siuslaw National Forest. This awesome gem of the Pacific Northwest sits at the highest peak in the Oregon Coast range mountains and oh my gosh it is an amazing place to go if you love a good view.
The Best Fall Hikes in Oregon
Don’t you just love the greenery of Oregon? The lush green color that much of Oregon is covered with is one of the claims to fame for the Beaver State and one of the reasons many people love it so much. If you aren’t familiar with the Pacific Northwest, you may be thinking that we have only evergreen trees here. Guess what?! We are blessed with so much more than just the beautiful evergreen trees that we are famous for. But there is nothing quite like autumn in the Pacific Northwest and hiking some of the best fall hikes in Oregon will show you just that! Let’s be honest though, while these are my favorite Oregon trails to hit in the fall, most of them are amazing in a different way every season.
Awesome RV Parks Near Oregon Coast Hotspots
The Pacific Ocean is a magical spot for camping. Whether you are camping in a tent or an RV, there is really no way to not have a wonderful time at the Oregon coast. There are so many wonderful places to explore and so many wonderful people to meet and I am always recommending a trip to the Oregon Coast to my friends and family. If you are looking for awesome RV parks near Oregon Coast hotspots, check out this great list and get ready to have an amazing time adventuring throughout this great state!
Gorgeous Waterfalls in Bend Oregon
Are you headed to Central Oregon soon? Want to explore all that it has to offer? Well, let me start by saying that the Bend area and Central Oregon in general have a lot to offer! I think just about every time I go there I adamantly state that I want to move there. I love it. From the beautiful mountains to the awesome downtown area, you will never be without something to do.
Visiting Christmas in the Garden in Silverton Oregon
Christmas in the Garden, now known as the Silverton Christmas Market, is a holiday season tradition for many of us who live here in Oregon!. Christmas at the Garden (Silverton Christmas Market) is a Christmas Lights display and so much more that is held at the Oregon Garden in Silverton. We first went there a few years ago when our youngest was a toddler and oh my goodness, is it magical? This holiday event is one of the most popular holiday activities in the state. The whole family is going to be fully immersed in the holiday spirit after a visit to the newly named Silverton Christmas Market!
The Best Dundee Oregon Wineries to Visit This Year
One of my favorite things to do with friends is to go wine tasting! It’s fun, you get some beautiful scenery and honestly, it’s a pretty budget-friendly thing to do! If you happen to be in the Willamette Valley (my neck of the woods) and you are looking for something to do, check out these great Dundee Oregon Wineries. The town of Dundee is located in the northern part of the Willamette Valley roughly an hour and 15 minutes away from the Pacific Ocean. In recent years, this community has become a popular destination for culinary and wine enthusiasts from all over the world.
The Best Spots to Go Whale Watching in Depoe Bay
Whale watching is a popular activity done in coastal areas where whales are known to migrate, breed, and feed. Among the most popular places along the Oregon Coast to go whale watching is Depoe Bay. Today we are going to talk about the best spots to go whale watching in Depoe Bay Oregon. If you have never been whale watching, you are in for quite the surprise! Witnessing these majestic beasts in action is quite stunning! The first time I spotted a whale in the wild I was absolutely thrilled and almost teared up by the sheer beauty of it.
Oversized Load Mishap: Truck Scrapes Bottom of Footbridge in Portland
In Portland, Oregon, a truck carrying an industrial-sized tank found itself in a sticky situation when it scraped the bottom of a pedestrian footbridge near Adidas' North American headquarters. The incident occurred on June 2, 2023, causing a temporary disruption and capturing the attention of witnesses in the area. While the truck struggled to navigate the bridge's clearance requirements, authorities assured the public that no public property was damaged.
The unofficial black tees at Christmas Valley Golf Course in Eastern Oregon are a brutal test
Christmas Valley Golf Course Fairway 2nd holePhoto byauthor. When the 9-hole Christmas Valley Golf Course was built in 1963, the 3321 yards from the blue tees (longest official tees) was among the longest in Oregon – that is 6642 yards for 18 holes. In addition to the narrow fairways with sagebrush lining the sides, small greens, and windy conditions, this golf course in the middle of nowhere has always provided a tough test of golf.
The Best Agate Beaches in Oregon
When you head to the beach do you find yourself looking out at the horizon or do you find yourself looking at the ground to see what beautiful treasures you can find? If looking for agates is an activity that you love, you are in luck! Oregon is an excellent place to find beautiful ones! The best agate beaches in Oregon are more plentiful than you might think!
Oregon's most stunning road trips: the best scenic drives in the state
When it comes to incredibly scenic drives, Oregon sure does its job right. This beautiful state has some beautiful byways and highways, and the fact that its terrain is so wonderfully diverse makes driving through each and every one of them quite remarkable.
This Local Donut Shop Has Been Ranked As the Best Place To Eat Donuts in Oregon
According to a recent survey, America's top 100 donut stores do not include a single chain outlet. This startling fact showcases independent shops' strength and ability to craft unique, tasty pastries that captivate local taste buds.
Oregon “Old Farmer’s Almanac” Advice for June 5-11, 2023
This post includes some content written or assisted by AI tools. The Old Farmer's Almanac, a trusted source of wisdom and advice since 1792, is not just about atmospheric conditions. It's a treasure trove of eclectic information, from gardening tips to astronomical events, and even travel suggestions. Here's what it has to say for Oregonians for the week of June 5-11, 2023.
Overwhelming Majority of Portland Voters Support Tougher Measures on Homelessness, Poll Reveals
A recent poll conducted in Multnomah County, Oregon, sheds light on the public sentiment surrounding homelessness in the Portland area. The survey, commissioned by advocacy group People for Portland, reveals that a significant majority of voters perceive the homelessness situation as an "out-of-control disaster." Moreover, there is strong support for implementing stricter measures, including mandatory addiction or mental health treatment for individuals living on the streets. These findings highlight the growing urgency and demand for action to address this pressing issue.
Tuesday in Portland: Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash, police say alcohol may be involved
Photo by(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Tuesday, May 30 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses.
Oregon “Old Farmer’s Almanac” Advice for May 29-June 4, 2023
This post includes some content written or assisted by AI tools. As we step into the last week of May and the first week of June, the Old Farmer's Almanac has some valuable advice for Oregonians. This time-honored guide offers a wealth of information on a variety of topics, including vegetable and flower gardening and astronomy.