We couldn’t leave Oregon without seeing a few more landscapes on our last day in Portland–and luckily, they were close by. Overview: The Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway stretches 70 miles, taking you through the Columbia River Gorge (a national scenic area and one of Oregon’s Seven Wonders). If you like waterfalls, gorgeous vistas, … More 41. Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls
We were told it didn’t make any sense to try to jam Crater Lake into a four-day trip to Oregon. And perhaps it didn’t. But damn, am I glad we did. Overview: Crater Lake might be the most gorgeous place I’ve ever seen–and if it isn’t, it’s definitely top 5. And to be honest, the … More 40. Prospect and Crater Lake, Oregon
Portland–oh, Portland. What can I say that won’t take me 20 hours to write–and you 5 to read? Overview: This city may be my personal paradise. I’m not saying it’s got everything. The job market, I’ve heard, leaves something to be desired for people in a variety of different professions. There are lines out the … More 39. Portland, Oregon
So I got on the plane to come back to DC after all…but, like, I almost didn’t.
I love planning, but something about trying to plan a trip to Portland has been terrifying me, and I think it’s the sheer overabundance of things I want to do–plus the grim reality that there’s no way I’m going to be able to pack them all into four days at the end of this week. Thanks … More Next up: Portland