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10 Gorgeous Gardens to Visit

Strolling around a beautiful garden is a great way to add on a bit of nature and relaxation to any vacation experience. There are dozens of fantastic gardens in cities across the US. From exotic cacti in Tucson, to an extravagant fall pumpkin display in Dallas, to a beautiful bonsai collection in Asheville, each of […]

20+ Incredible Waterfalls to Add to your Bucket List

Waterfalls truly are a sight to behold, and fortunately, they can be found in all 50 states. While some areas like the Pacific Northwest and the Southeast are home to an incredible array of magnificent waterfalls, these gems of nature can be found just about anywhere. Whether tall or small, seeing a beautiful waterfall can […]

8 Amazing Pubs to Visit this St. Patrick’s Day

Some of us may only be a wee bit Irish, however, the ambiance and energy of an authentic Irish pub, especially on St. Patrick’s Day, has most of us reaching for a Guinness, green beer, or Fish & Chips this time of year. Parades and Irish cultural festivals continue to dominate the lineup of local […]

9 Must-Do’s While Staying in Downtown Portland, Oregon

Portland is most famous for being one of America’s quirkiest cities. The eccentric city keeps true to its’ famous “Keep Portland Weird” motto. An offbeat destination, Portland offers a new & interesting sight at every turn, thus, making it a great choice for tourists seeking a unique vacation destination. From the highly touted foodie scene, […]

The Most Magnificent Waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge

Magnificent natural beauty surrounds the city of Portland, Oregon. There are many gorgeous waterfalls within a half hour drive of downtown. The beautiful Columbia River Gorge stretches for over 80 miles along the border of Washington and Oregon. This breathtaking canyon is home to over 70 waterfalls on the Oregon side alone, with 5 of […]

Attraction of the Week: Washington Park in Portland, Oregon

Washington Park is a massive urban park located just a few miles outside of downtown Portland. Attractions include the Portland Zoo, the Portland Japanese Garden, the Hoyt Arboretum, the International Rose Test Garden, and the Portland Children’s Museum. It is definitely one of the best places for new tourists to check out while in town. […]