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.
Outdoors Guide to Missoula, Montana If you are traveling through western Montana, Missoula offers a wonderful stopping point on your way to the many national parks and nearby wilderness areas. For the outdoor enthusiast, there are few places better in the western United States, offering activities and locations that promise adventure, fun, and the renewal of your spirit.
Top Five Things To See in Idaho Most people don’t know much about Idaho beyond its reputation for potatoes. That’s really not fair given how much there is to see in the state.
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.
Underrated Hawaii Road Trips: Big Island and Maui If embarking on an epic road trip adventure is on your list of things to do, Hawai‘i is not usually the first place to come to mind, a place famously known for having ‘interstate highways’ that never leave the state.