Fantastic road trips from Portland

Fantastic road trips from Portland

Fantastic road trips from Portland – fun day trips or weekend getaways from the city     If you are looking for some wonderful day trips or getaways from Portland, Oregon we have you covered for some fantastic road trips from Portland. Just outside the metropolis is some of the most spectacular parks, natural landscapes, … Read more

A visit to the Pittock Mansion

A visit to the Pittock Mansion

  A visit to the Pittock Mansion (Gorgeous home, history and views of Portland from above) One of my favorite visits to Portland was to actually take a self-tour of the Pittock Mansion with magnificent views overlooking the Portland skyline below. The mansion has an impressive background as the home built by Newspaper publisher, Henry … Read more

Things to do in Washington Park Portland

Things to do in Washington Park Portland

  The large expanse of green areas and gardens of Washington Park in Portland is the large public urban park of the city. Just located about two miles from downtown, Washington park is huge with over 410 acres of public park area that incorporates a zoo, botanical garden, rose garden, Japanese garden, a forestry museum, … Read more

Road trip through the Columbia River Gorge

Road trip through the Columbia River Gorge

    An easy day trip that you can do from either Portland or Seattle, the Columbia River Gorge area is a fun road trip to experience this magnificent region on your own or a group tour. Designated as the Columbia River National Scenic Area, it is a very popular tourist destination that you can … Read more