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Celebrate Winter

Enjoy three days of live music, delicious food and drink as well as a showcase of the best local creators and businesses in the region at Bend’s WinterFest.

Attend the Lightstation’s Christmas Open House

Come one, come all to Heceta Head Lightstation’s Victorian Christmas Open House! Doors will be open to the public from 4-7 pm December 9th & 10th and 16th & 17th.

Attend a Dickens Christmas Feast

Get into the holiday spirit by attending a long standing tradition that both locals and guests have come to love: the annual Dickens Christmas Feast.

Visit Napa and Sonoma

Now that the fires have subsided, Wine Country is back and open for business. The skies are blue once again and the wineries are busy doing what they do best, making fabulous wine.

Change the Way Your Team Works Together

The Human Element is a 2 part workshop that consists of a blend of science-based instruments and interactive, experiential learning.

Bike Around Walla Walla

Experience farm country like never before! From rural roads to rolling wheat fields, Walla Walla is the best place in Washington for cycling.

Explore the Underground

Learn history that no one wanted to talk about and experience the real old west at Eastern Oregon’s #1 year round tourist attraction, Pendleton Underground Tours.

Top 5 Taco Spots

Think of this as your taco bucket list. Spice up your next trip to Portland by visiting them all.

Discover the NUT (North Umpqua Trail)

The North Umpqua Trail is a 79 mile long trail that follows the spectacular North Umpqua River. The trail is wonderful for biking, fishing, hiking, horse back riding and photography.

Best Things about Staying at Pine Ridge Inn

Thinking of planning a trip to Bend? Pine Ridge Inn is an excellent choice for so many reasons! We share our favorites.

Dig for Razor Clams

Digging for clams may sound like a lot of work, but it’s actually quite a fun experience! We’ve got the tentative Fall and Winter dates for 2017 and everything you need to know on hot to dig and prevent waste.

5 Best Spots to Sightsee in Cannon Beach

Traveling to Cannon Beach? Don’t miss the best spots to see during your visit to one of the most incredible places in the world.

Horseback Ride in Hawaii

Have a once in a lifetime experience on a Mendes Ranch trail ride. The morning and afternoon oceanfront trail rides begin at the Mendes Ranch Corral and will take you down the edge of the scenic valley to the coastline where you will have an opportunity to view the magnificent waters of the Pacific Ocean before heading back up.

Treat yourself to Breakfast by Khambay Porterkhamsy

As Executive Chef at the Olea Hotel, Khambay Porterkhamsy created a unique gourmet two-course Summer breakfast menu for guests of the inn. Her daily offerings showcase the local and seasonal bounty of Sonoma, providing guests with a fresh healthy start to the day.

Top 3 Reasons for Going Vegan

Learning more about veganism is easier than ever, but what are the top reasons for going vegan?

Have a Flight at SOB

Founded in 2013, Sooke Oceanside Brewery has been a long-standing labor of love. The Brewery was born out of a desire to bring the love of craft beer to the west coast community of Sooke, BC.

Dine at the M

Dine on inspiring and interesting meals at the downtown, ocean front M Restaurant. Each month the M opens as a “pop up restaurant” creating unique menus with favorite fare from around the world.

See concerts. Save animals.

BECU ZooTunes is back for another season of outdoor concerts, a Seattle summer tradition celebrating more than 30 years. Enjoy live music performances from today's top talent in rock, folk, soul and blues performing against one of Seattle's most beautiful outdoor backdrops: Woodland Park Zoo's picturesque North Meadow.

Attend the World’s Largest Gathering of Fashion Film Professionals at LJIFFF

Known as the Cannes of the fashion film industry, the La Jolla International Film Festival is an annual 3 day event that is the first of its kind to be founded in North America.

Stay in a Mansion

Ever wanted to stay in a mansion? Now is your chance! Portland Mayor’s Mansion is a 4 room bed and breakfast surrounded by the awesome Laurelhurst Park. The mansion was (as you probably guessed!) built for Portland’s Mayor in 1912.

3 Tips to Plan the Perfect Family Reunion

Planning the perfect family reunion can be fun and easy with these simple tips!

Hot Air Balloon Over Sonoma Wine Country

Come experience adventure and make incredible memories on a breath taking hot air balloon ride! Up & Away Ballooning offers daily flights over Sonoma County, California, famous wine country.

Have Fun at the Largest County fair in the US!

The San Diego County Fair is held each year from June through July 4th. With a whopping 1.6 million visitors each year, the fair is the largest of it’s kind.

Hike to the Top of a Volcano in Lassen Volcanic National Park

One of the best things to see in Northern California, Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to numerous volcanoes, pristine mountain lakes and many other fascinating and beautiful natural features.

4 Simple Things to Do in Portland this Summer

Easy to explore and endlessly entertaining, Portland is one of the World’s most wonderfully weird cities. Consider this list your guide for simple, spontaneous things to do in Portland this Summer without spending an arm and a leg.

Hop Aboard the Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest craft culture by hopping aboard the Bend Brew Bus. This is a great activity for friends, families, bachelor and bachelorette parties, or business groups!

Completely Relax at Overleaf Spa

At Overleaf Spa, you’ll find a one of a kind oceanfront experience that gives you the luxury you need in a friendly, unassuming environment. The spa offers all amenities needed to fully maximize your relaxation including use of the ocean view soaking pool and hot tub, steam rooms and saunas.

Enjoy, Learn and Celebrate at Upstream Music Fest and Summit

Enjoy live music, learn with industry professionals (including Macklemore and Quincy Jones!) and celebrate the emerging sounds of the Northwest at Upstream Music Fest and Summit, May 11-13, in Seattle, WA.

Top Places to Get Married in Carmel

In search of the perfect destination for your destination wedding? No matter if your style is classic, conventional or fun, Carmel has the best places for you to have your special day.

Run the Mendocino Ultra 50k

River, ocean, redwoods, waterfalls… Experience everything the Northern California coast has to offer during one amazing trail run. Mendocino county’s first ultra marathon starts and ends at Big River State Park.