Ah, the Columbia River Gorge, a National Scenic Area and one of our favorite places in the world. Looking for a quick hike, we opted for Beacon Rock; located along Highway 14 in Stevenson, Washington, it's only about 45 minutes east of Portland. Towering 848 feet from the ground, the rock is actually the core... Continue Reading →
One year ago we were packing the car and heading to the remote southeastern corner of Oregon to visit Steens Mountain, which turned out to be one of our favorite parts of the state, and Oregon is a pretty cool state! This dang pandemic has really put a damper on traveling, which has been a... Continue Reading →
Train, trolley, trails, and tram, and in our case bus; the 4T Trail is a great way to spend three to four hours of an afternoon exploring Portland without using a car. The most commonly suggested route begins downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square catching the train, or MAX light rail, to the Portland Zoo and... Continue Reading →
Check out one of our first GoPro videos of this easy 0.5 mile hike to Heceta Head Lighthouse on the Oregon Coast.
Gorton Creek Falls Columbia River Gorge, Oregon It's probably not fair to say that Gorton Creek Falls is my favorite waterfall in Oregon because I haven't seen them all — yet. However, I've seen quite a few falls in the beaver state and so far this one steals my heart.♥ I learned about this falls in... Continue Reading →