5 Gorge Hikes and Brewery Pairings

The warm days of summer have dwindled, making way for autumn’s damp and chilly bite. And while that may spell the end of hiking season for some, a true Pacific Northwesterner knows that nature’s splendor is equally as vibrant in the fall. So pack a jacket, swap your hiking sandals for hiking boots, and make … Read more

How to Spend Record Store Day the PNW Way

Let’s set the record straight: If there’s one thing you should be doing this Saturday, April 13, it’s celebrating Record Store Day. Whether your love for music stems from the tunes you’d bump while skateboarding with your friends or the times you’d hide in your parents’ basement listening to music that would make them want you … Read more

A Movie Lover’s Guide to the PNW

Let’s be real: Almost nothing is better than cuddling in a blanket and watching your favorite movie—especially on a rainy day. But what if you could bring your love of film to life and go visit the places where they were made? Some of the most epic movies of all time were filmed right here … Read more

5 Ways to Get Outdoors and Stay Active This Winter

Rain? Check. Snow? Double check. It’s safe to say Oregon has it all when it comes to winter weather forecasts. Even though Oregon’s winters are somewhat majestic, they can also give you a little bit of cabin fever if you don’t leave the house (hygge can only get you so far, after all). Rather than … Read more

7 Pacific Northwest Indoor Winter Activities

The Pacific Northwest is known for its amazing outdoor adventures. Whether it’s hiking, climbing, skiing, cycling, kitesurfing, or rafting, you can do it all in Oregon or Washington. But you can’t tackle an amazing outdoor trip every weekend, especially in the cold, wet winter. We all need some time to relax, warm up, and enjoy the … Read more

5 Last-Minute Trips in Oregon

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We all know Oregon is full of amazing vacation spots. But what about when you’re looking for a quick getaway? Some of the best trips are planned at the last minute, and Oregon has some great destinations to satisfy your particular brand of wanderlust. Whatever the season, make sure to carve out some time to … Read more

Family Fun at the Oregon State Fair

Family Fun at the Oregon State Fair

Looking for something fun to do in late summer? The Oregon State Fair has something for everyone. Running from August 24 through September 3 this year, the fair offers plenty of rides, games, animals, and entertainment. As fans of everything summer in the Pacific Northwest, we’re here to make sure you make the most of … Read more

Top 10 Pacific Northwest Summer Activities

Classic PNW Summer Activities

Summer in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) is what it’s all about. Locals brave the long rainy season to enjoy the lush, green summers full of sunshine and perfect weather. But no summer in the PNW is complete without a few day trips, hikes, and other outdoor activities. If you don’t have time to complete a … Read more