The splendor of a big city can be seen in its tall buildings, art museums, entertainment complexes and shopping destinations. The charm of a big city can be seen in its older, historic districts. A short stroll from the downtown business center is Portland’s Chinatown, Old Town and Saturday Market.
Who would have thought that a wild volcanic event many thousands of years ago in a remote section of what is now the Pacific Northwest would create Crater Lake, one of the most breathtaking natural wonders of the world. Starting this summer, Oregon Skyway will let you spend a perfect day sampling many of Oregon’s beautiful outdoor sights, including Crater Lake, Salt Creek Falls, Willamette Pass Resort and Shelter Cove Resort on Odell Lake.
An old, tired section of Northwest Portland, once known for its worn-out warehouses, has been transformed almost overnight into one of the nation’s snazziest neighborhoods. The Pearl District, featuring upscale condos, art galleries and shops has become a favorite with both locals and tourists. The area also boasts some of the top rated restaurants in the city and a great place for a foodie exploration.
Kid-friendly is a term that can describe any number of theme parks and tourist attractions throughout the United States. Las Vegas is a different story. The 24/7 casino culture in Nevada’s neon jungle is mostly thought of for the over 21 crowd. Minors are not allowed in casinos as their parents try their luck at roulette, blackjack and craps. Read More
You won’t need to dust off that old street map to verify you reached the heart of Hollywood– just look for the eye-catching Hollywood Theatre sign. I’m not talking about the glitz and glam of Los Angeles. Read More
Lake Oswego is not just a southern suburb of Portland. This small lakeside city of approximately 36-thousand residents features a vibrant downtown, wonderful restaurants and numerous shopping options. A visitor to this gem of a city will also find an emerging arts scene and plenty of natural areas and beautiful parks worthy of exploring.