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

Visit to Escondido wine country

Visiting Escondido California

    For a short and easy drive from San Diego or Los Angeles – a weekend getaway to Escondido,  California is a real treat. There’s so much to do and see in Escondido ranging from outdoor adventure and activities, touring local wineries, art and antique shopping downtown and even exploring an incredible dinosaur museum downtown. Escondido really surprises … Read more

Santa Barbara vineyards

Santa Barbara vineyards and wine tour

Not knowing much about the various wine regions and appellations of the Santa Barbara county wine region, I opted to work with a popular wine touring outfit in the area called Savoir Fare Wine Tours. The knowledgeable guides customized a tour of the region highlighting some of the wonderful wineries, exploring the fun towns around … Read more

Long Beach Oysters

Long Beach Oysters

  Foodie lovers looking for delicious Oysters in Washington know that they come from some of the best oyster farms located here in The Long Beach Peninsula. A long thin peninsula that juts out into the southwestern coastline but lies parallel to the Washington mainland and creating an easy intercoastal area (Wilapa Bay) that is … Read more

California cheese trail

California cheese trail

Oh so creamy and scrumptious,  the taste of the local cheese and from Northern California is so distinct and delicious here and worth a road trip to discover. You’ll find some of the best cheese to eat and take home from this off the beaten path cheese trail with this fun road trip experience through … Read more

Stonehenge Memorial along the Columbia River Gorge

Stonehenge Memorial along the Columbia River Gorge

    If you are looking for a really unique and one-of-a-kind attraction while visiting the Columbia River and just outside of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, you should visit the American Stonehenge!  This is an actual replica of the original in England but located on a magnificent bluff facing the Columbia River … Read more

Long Beach Peninsula, Washington

Long Beach Peninsula, Washington

Long Beach Peninsula, Washington (Quiet, beautiful and worth discovering) A long stretch of land juts out on the lower western region of Washington as a part of the expansive Long Beach Peninsula. Off the beaten path except for locals and regional visitors in the know who travel from around the state to enjoy idyllic days … 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