WEEKEND AWAY

Spend a Weekend at an Amazing Private Coastal Camp

The Wetlands Conservancy is hosting a special getaway at Westwind, a stunning wilderness area below Cascade Head on the Salmon River estuary.

01/18/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

DAY TRIPPER

Hiking Wahclella Falls in Winter

Just 10 miles past Multnomah Falls, an easy two-mile loop offers stunning views of a lesser-known cascade.

01/15/2016 By Alex Keith

TRAVEL NEWS

Forest Service Waives Fees at National Parks for MLK Day

Just stay away from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

01/13/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

OUTDOORS

Are Recumbent Trikes the Bikes of the Future?

Southeast Portland’s RecumbentPDX meets the demand for the recumbent trike—and it’s not as dorky as you think.

01/11/2016 By Alex Keith

OUTDOORS

This Portland-Made Trailer Will Make Your Glamping Dreams Come True

It's got a boat for a roof. Repeat: It's got a boat for a roof.

01/11/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

TRAVEL NEWS

Hollywood Theatre to Open a Cinema Inside PDX Airport

Add one more reason to the list of why Portland’s airport is ranked #1 in the country.

01/06/2016 By Marty Patail

TRAVEL NEWS

New Website Helps Oregonians Share Their Favorite Outdoor Spots

From hidden hiking trails to unused canoes, ShareOregon lets nature lovers share local gems.

12/23/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

OUTDOORS

A Local Video Shows Stunning Wilderness of Blue Creek

Portland-based photographer Andy Best gives the campaign to save an unblemished watershed in Northern California a boost.

12/22/2015 By Marty Patail

SEASONAL ROUNDUP

Holiday Happenings Around Oregon

A menu of options for engaging in seasonal cheer—or, if you must, wallow in Christmas blues

12/18/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

WEEKEND GETAWAY

5 Dramatic Destinations for Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

'Tis the season! Here are best places to witness the Pacific Ocean's majestic winter fury.

12/14/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

JUST BECAUSE

@SocalityBarbie Gets an Environmental Counterpart

Meet @Nature_Glenn, a little plastic fella on a mission to keep Oregon's natural beauty #flawless.

12/07/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

DAY TRIPPER

A Guide to Hiking the Tillamook Spits

Changing tides and an evolving landscape offer thrilling glimpses into the history of the Tillamook coast—and two perfect weekend hikes.

12/03/2015 By Adam Sawyer

TRAVEL / SPORTS

Going to See the Timbers in the MLS Cup? Here's Where to Eat, Drink, and Party in Columbus. (Yes, It's Possible.)

Ohio's capital is much more than a football (or futbol) town.

12/03/2015 By Peter Cottell

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

9 Local Gifts for the Northwest Adventurer

Ponchos, backpacks, and Cabin Porn, oh my! We've got you covered for the outdoorsy folk on your list.

12/01/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

HOLIDAY GETAWAY

How to Spend a Merry, Mellow Holiday Weekend at the Oregon Garden

Silverton’s Oregon Garden Resort is a low-key holiday haven—massive twinkling light displays, ice skating, and Frank Lloyd Wright, included.

11/26/2015 By Kelly Clarke

OUTDOORS

Free Parking at Oregon State Parks on Black Friday

We've got just one more reason to skip the stores and head out outdoors.

11/25/2015 By Marty Patail

OUTDOORS

A Northwest Filmmaker Is Standing Up to Oregon's Logging Industry

Peeling back the "emerald curtain"—strips of trees left around certain clearcuts—Shane Anderson wants to show Oregonians what's really going on in our forests.

11/24/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

WEEKEND AWAY

Awesome Alternative Holiday Getaways

Eight charming Northwest retreats to make spirits bright

11/13/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

TRAVEL NEWS

The Top 20 Hotels in the Pacific Northwest

Conde Nast Traveler has released its "Readers' Choice Awards 2015"—here's who made the Oregon list.

11/10/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

BEST OF THE NORTHWEST

Oregon Instagrammers We Love

These 10 adventuresome Oregonians have mastered the art of Instagram—the rest of us can just follow along and enjoy the ride.

11/05/2015 By Emma Mannheimer