A Guide to Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park is one of the most jaw-dropping places I have ever visited. Situated just under 3 hours from Portland, south of Mount Hood National Forest, Smith Rock is an internationally renowned gem of Oregon. Legend goes that…

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Mount Hood National Forest

Just to the east of Portland, Mount Hood National Forest stretches between the Columbia River Gorge to Olallie Scenic Area. The forest is filled with incredible views of Mount Hood, lakes, streams, alpine meadows, fantastic skiing in the winter and…

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Columbia River Gorge Roadtrip

The Columbia River Gorge is an area of stunning natural beauty. Winding along the Columbia River, with Washington on the northern bank and Oregon on the southern, there are endless surprises around each bend of the road. The gorge begins…

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Oregon Coast Roadtrip

The Oregon Coast is an enchanting place. For years I have dreamed of traipsing my way down the coastline, and everyone I spoke to about it encouraged those dreams with “oh gosh you must” ‘s and “it’s my favourite place”…

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Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument is a fantastic homage to the massive eruption of the volcano in 1980. The monument is full of discoveries – from hiking to a fantastic observatory featuring education and information and stunning panoramic views.…

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