Oregon: McMinnville – Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

Located near to the small Oregon town of McMinnville is the excellent Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. I discovered this place a few years back and have been fortunate to visit on a couple of occasions. It is one of those places that really exceeded my expectations – I had not expected to find such and excellent collection of aircraft and space vessels in a relatively remote place (it is a good hour or so from Portland, Oregon).

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Oregon: Bend – Riff Taproom (Review)

Bend, Oregon is a popular all-year destination for those who love the great outdoors with it ski resort, mountain bike trails, white water rafting, fishing and golf courses. A significant service industry has sprung up in the town to cater for the visitors and growing number of people who call this home. The tourism industry has also enabled the city to develop a large community of craft breweries to spring up – a total of 32 in Central Oregon and counting. So, this mean there are lots of pubs and taprooms to chose from!

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