The Guinness Book of World Records recognized “Mill Ends Park” in Portland, Oregon as the world’s smallest park in 1971. Just one small tree sits on the 452 square inches of land in this tiny urban park that's two feet wide! The History of Mill Ends Park We love Mill Ends Park even more now... Continue Reading →
This is by no means a "best of" Portland list, but it is a pretty solid list of 50 things to do in and around Portland, Oregon. We encourage you to check out a few more Portland to do lists to find things that interest you, but if you don't know a thing about the... Continue Reading →
As August ends, I'm feeling nostalgic and so bummed that we couldn't run the Hood To Coast relay this year, yet another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately all the teams are deferred to 2021, so we're locked in and won't need to go through the lottery again. If you're not familiar with racing or... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
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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 →