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.
How To Prepare to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail Who’s up for a 2,650-mile trek across the United States? Whether you choose to thru-hike or section hike, you’ll be blown away by the scenery from the deserts of southern California to the rugged vistas of northern Washington.
Surviving the Great American Road Trip — with Kids From Cleveland to Yellowstone National Park — and back — is more than 5,000 miles if you factor in all of the stops. That’s more than 70 hours in a car. Now that’s one thing if it’s just you and your best friend or spouse. It’s quite another if you have kids in tow, even if there are multiple devices involved.
Five Must-See Stops in South Dakota Whether you’re a nature-lover, history-buff, gambler or thrill-seeker, South Dakota and its Black Hills will delight you — and it will do so in the most low-key and relaxing way imaginable.
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.