The Five Best Vineyards in Oregon Wine Country Many of Oregon’s vineyards are tucked into the Willamette Valley, where the altitude and weather pattern make for perfect conditions for grapes, as extra sunlight leads to long ripening, and cool nights help the grapes retain acidity. And outside of the Willamette Valley, there are still plenty of wineries to explore.
The Best Five National Parks in America Looking to visit your first National Park? While you could visit any of the 62 parks and not likely come away disappointed, there's a few that stand above the pack for their spectacular scenery and awe-inspiring features. Here's our ranking of the best National Parks in America.
Five Awesome Portland Day Trips Portland itself is teeming with excellent food, craft beer, beautiful parks, and unique arts and music culture. But when visiting the city, you should take advantage of all of the offerings of the grand Pacific Northwest, and explore the region on Portland day trips.
Wandering the Pacific Northwest for a Weekend Roadtrip On a recent long weekend, I wandered the PNW with a fantastic drive around the region highlighted by stops at Mt. Rainier, the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, before a fantastic day on the breathtaking Oregon Coast.