Day Tripping

Day Tripping

Jetboating Under Portland’s Bridges

Photo © Portland Spirit Cruises By Heather Larson Don’t spend too much time styling your hair before boarding a jetboat for one of Portland’s bridge tours....

Island in the sky: Hiking Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

Photo ©Photo © Nastassja Noell By Nastassja Noell When the summer heat starts firing up in the cities, subalpine meadows offer a second chance to experience...

The Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Ketchum, Idaho

Photo © Trailing of the Sheep Festival by Audrey Medina In Idaho’s Wood River Valley, sheep ranching began in the 1860s, eventually growing into the second...

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad, Elbe, Washington

by Allen Cox | Photo © Dave Peterson You don’t have to be a die-hard train buff to appreciate a ride on the Mt. Rainier...

Visiting Palouse Falls

by Sue Hansen | Photo © Dreamtime It’s a hidden oasis out in the middle of nowhere. Down a remote road in southeast Washington, across...

Erratic Rock State Natural Site

by Barbara Lee | Photo © M.O. Stevens In the lush wine country just an hour southwest of Portland, a solitary boulder is lodged on...

A World’s First in Arco, Idaho

by Nick Neely | Photo © Idaho National Laboratories  In a time when America faced constant fear of a nuclear attack, a small group of...

Chena Hot Springs Resort in Fairbanks, Alaska

by Roy Stevenson | Photo © Roy Stevenson When Robert Swain found hot springs in Monument Creek, 60 miles from Fairbanks, in 1905, he discovered...

McKenzie River, Oregon

by Roger Ward | Photo © Roger Ward Oregon’s pristine McKenzie River is the staging ground for a festival of living history on opening day...

Museum and Arts in Bellingham

by Allen Cox | Photo © Wikimedia Commons The people of Bellingham and Whatcom County are very proud of the fact that their city (and...

Seeing Montana’s Pronghorn

by Barbara Lee | Photo © John Costello Meet the world’s fastest endurance runner. The open grasslands and sagebrush of southwest Montana are prime areas...

The Hagerman Fossil Fields

by Nick Neely | Photo © USPWS Spanning more than 4,400 acres, the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument (located 1.5 hours from Boise) draws people...

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