soft adventure tourism

Tips on Senior travel

What is soft adventure tourism for mature travelers?   What a strange question to come across for mature and senior travelers who know and have been doing soft adventure travel at this stage of their life. But for those not in the know, there is such a category in senior travel that encompasses travel and … Read more

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

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

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