Tag: Oregon

Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway – Cliffs, Overlooks, and Waterfalls From the Road

As much as I love visiting Washington’s waterfalls (the most of any state in the U.S.) there’s nothing like the string of waterfalls in Oregon, on this historic stretch of highway on the Columbia Gorge.¬†Add to that the rugged cliffs, overlooks and views of… Continue Reading “Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway – Cliffs, Overlooks, and Waterfalls From the Road”

Rainy Day in a Tulip Field

The tulips are slow to bloom this year in Washington’s Skagit Valley due to the unseasonably cool weather. I hope to make it up north to see them when they do. But last year we stopped by the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Oregon,… Continue Reading “Rainy Day in a Tulip Field”

The Ultimate Road Trip – Down the Oregon Coast

My dear hubby and traveling companion mentioned recently that he’d like to take a trip down the Oregon Coast. “It’s been a while,” he said. I laughed. Actually, it hasn’t. We went twice last year; and every year before as long as I can… Continue Reading “The Ultimate Road Trip – Down the Oregon Coast”

Can’t Get Enough of the Waterfalls on the Historic Columbia River Highway

We are nothing if not consistent. One year ago we visited the Columbia Gorge to celebrate my husband’s birthday – we just returned from the same place yesterday. And why not? The Gorge is a fantastic place to visit anytime of year, and it’s… Continue Reading “Can’t Get Enough of the Waterfalls on the Historic Columbia River Highway”

Outdoors in the Pacific Northwest

Last week we enjoyed the great outdoors on our trip to Oregon where we found giant bubbles at Seaside, took a cool walk at Cannon Beach and visited Herman the Sturgeon at the Bonneville Fishery. Herman is over 10 feet long and 80 years… Continue Reading “Outdoors in the Pacific Northwest”

Rolling on a River

All of our road trips to Oregon start and end with the Columbia River since it forms the southern border of Washington State. And so it was this week – we managed to get a few days away to Oregon. We spent our first… Continue Reading “Rolling on a River”

Road Trip Part 1 – Oregon Coast!

There’s nothing like a road trip to chase away the covid blues and there’s no better way to start than with donuts and coffee. It would be our first real vacation in over a year – at least the first vacation more than a… Continue Reading “Road Trip Part 1 – Oregon Coast!”

Home Again, Home Again from a Wonderful Road Trip

You may have noticed I was off the grid for the last week or so – then again, maybe you didn’t as I tried to stop by occasionally when internet was available. (You wouldn’t think there’d be a problem with cell service in the… Continue Reading “Home Again, Home Again from a Wonderful Road Trip”

The Best of Multnomah Falls

I promised I’d be back to show you Multnomah Falls, the most popular of all the waterfalls in the Columbia Gorge. It was our last stop before heading back home, and it was a perfect and rain-free fall day. At 611 feet, Multnomah Falls… Continue Reading “The Best of Multnomah Falls”

Waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge

No trip to the Columbia Gorge is complete without stopping by the many waterfalls that line the Historic Scenic Highway. Last week we traveled to Oregon and did just that – safely and before new Covid travel restrictions were put into place. The weather… Continue Reading “Waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge”

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