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NEW SOJOURNS AT THE STEPHANIE INN – Cannon Beach, OR

By Mattie John Bamman THE OREGON COAST IS PUNCTUATED WITH HIDDEN, one-of-a-kind dining experiences, from eating crabs straight off the boat dock-side, to shucking oysters...

Creating a Net-Zero Nest

By Brian Libby Photography by Mark Woods Photography Whether it’s to save money on energy, to save the planet or to have a resilient safe-haven...

Boat and Beer in Grants Pass, Oregon

By Jade Helm Northwesterners are adept at finding new ways to make and drink beer. The Paddled Pub (thepaddledpub.com), based out of the Southern Oregon town...

A Tranquil Getaway in Skamokawa, Washington

By Tracy Beard Skamokawa is a quiet escape from city life, but in the 19th century it was one of the largest towns in the...

SADDLE UP IN WINE COUNTRY

By Carrie Uffindell DID YOU KNOW HORSES MAKE VERY COMPETENT designated drivers? Climb in the saddle and be serenaded by the clip-clop of hoofbeats as...

Best Carousel in North America

Albany Historic Carousel & Museum ALBANY, OREGON Magic and discovery… it’s the perfect recipe in Albany, Oregon—a community where history and heritage meld with...

BED AND BREW: B&BS NEAR BREWPUBS IN THE PNW

By Brandon Fralic NEARLY EVERYBODY LOVES A GOOD BED AND BREAKFAST. Leisurely mornings at these unique properties offer an unparalleled experience, personalized for every guest. Prefer...

A SEATTLE “GASTROCATION”

SOON AFTER MY TRAVEL COMPANION AND I CLAIMED A SEAT at the bar in Scout PNW, the restaurant at Seattle’s Thompson Hotel (thompsonhotels.com), and ordered...

Outdoor Adventure in Southern Oregon’s Klamath County

By Dan Shryock The first few seconds seem easy enough, gliding along the steel cable that stretches for a quarter mile above the trees. Not...

The Life of a Marine Pilot

By Allen Cox A thick blanket of November fog was settling on Puget Sound when Capt. Michael Anthony poured his morning coffee and checked weather...

8 Amazing Hikes Near Tolovana Inn – Cannon Beach, Oregon

Just minutes from the Tolovana Inn in Cannon Beach, you’ll find some of Oregon’s most beautiful beaches, coastline and amazing hikes to take it...

Bend Brewfest to Host Record Number of Breweries

The Bend Brewfest is headed to new heights this summer. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the three-day Bend, Oregon, craft beer festival held August 10-12 at...

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