Tips for Storing Camping Gear

Camping is about finding peace in the remote wilderness. It’s about the animalistic freedom of going without a shower for days on end. The taste of smoky campfire goodness that somehow makes an ordinary hot dog feel gourmet. And for the risk-tolerant, it’s the thrill of playing giardia roulette whenever your open mouth comes in … Read more

Store Your Outdoor Gear, Keep Your Significant Other Happy

Hobbies can either make or break a relationship. If you’re the type of person who spends most of their free time embracing everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer, you probably have enough hobbies to fill a small room, and your gear could probably fill a small house. Rather than making your significant other deal … Read more

7 More Steps to Hygge This Winter

Once your space is feeling hyggeligt, it’s time to embrace the hygge lifestyle! But that doesn’t mean you have to stay alone inside all winter. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Sure, hygge is all about being cozy, but it’s also about spending meaningful time with friends and family while adding warmth to the long, … Read more

5 Things We’re Thankful for in the PNW

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you already know how great it is. But reflecting on what makes it so great never hurts. With Thanksgiving on the way, it’s time for us to give thanks for living in such a friendly, comfortable, and beautiful place. In our (not so humble) opinion, here’s what makes … Read more

10 Autumn Adventures in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is known for its amazing summers of clear skies and lush, green foliage. When fall is ushered in, the air gets crisper and the leaves get crispier. Autumn in the PNW is our favorite season — and our worst kept secret. Before you pack up your summer gear, make the most of … Read more

Celebrate the First Day of Spring, Spend Time Outside

A woman in a red coat walks through a lush green forest.

When the first day of spring arrives, Independence, OR, near Willamette River, is a great place to be. With access to so many great outdoor venues, you can celebrate nature in all its glory – and enjoy the freshness and rejuvenation that only spring can provide. In honor of Old Man Winter’s departure, your friends … Read more

Hike with Your Valentine at the Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge

happy couple hiking on a trail in wooded area

Why jostle with the restaurant crowd this Valentine’s Day when you can watch a glorious sunset just north of town? This year, don’t settle for a few hours out. Make it a whole day to remember. Stop by your Sherwood, OR self storage facility, pick up your hiking gear, and set your heart on romance … Read more

Gresham at Night is a Stargazer’s Delight in December

If you could reach up and catch all the stars in our December skies, you’d need every self storage unit in Gresham, OR to stash your shining treasures. If you want easier ways to appreciate the amazing nightly light shows, Northwest Self Storage has some stellar ideas. You don’t need to travel very far to … Read more