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The Pittock Mansion located in the wooded West Hills overlooking Portland was originally built in 1909 as a private home for London-born Oregonian publisher Henry Pittock and his wife, Georgiana. Today it is owned by the City of Portland and open to the public.
Located on the popular and trendy Alberta Street, the Back to Eden Bakery is a wonderful place to try out some tasty vegan pastries and delicious comfort food in a busy and energetic setting.
Restaurant Review: Tasty vegan bowls, juices and comfort food in a pleasant setting (cafe / dining)
Centrally located in Portland, close to all the action the Society Hotel offers a range of accommodation to suit most budgets; from bunk room to private rooms with ensuite bathrooms
Having heard about Dr Evermor’s Sculpture Park we just had to visit. It turned out to be a real adventure. (Roadside Attraction / USA / United States)
On a trip to visit some friends in Lake Placid we took a detour to Ausable Chasm, a place I had long wished to visit.
During a journey through Massachusetts we detoured to visit the historical sites of the early days of the War of Independence
A delightful place to visit in rural New Hampshire. A taste of what the simple and pure lifestyle of a largely extinct social order.
The High Desert Museum near Bend, Oregon is a lovely, family friendly visit explores the ecology and cultures of the region. It is a wonderful place to visit.
A day traveling through New Hampshire exploring some of the smaller towns and eateries.
A story of unpredictable weather but many pleasant surprises It did seem a good idea at the time (we actually had a fantastic experience) to…
We spent a couple of days exploring the area around Lake Placid; including the site of the Winter Olympics and White Face Mountain.
A three day itinerary to the Big Island, Hawaii. We based ourselves in the South East side of the Island near Hilo.
Plymouth is the landing place of the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620. We saw Plymouth Rock (not very impressive) and then took a tour of Plimouth Plantion.
We spent a wonderful 2 days in Arcadia National Park over Thanksgiving. Fall and winter are great times to visit as the crowds are less but you might have some weather to contend with.
A wonderful four day itinerary of Maui to explore its culture, wildlife and geography. A truly magical place to visit.
Nestled between the California Redwoods and fabled Lost Coast, is the Victorian Village of Ferndale, a hidden oasis of small town charm and modern quirkiness.
Bridges and waterfalls – exploring the Colombia River Gorge in Oregon.
Sat at transition point of two deserts; the Colorado Desert and the Mojave Desert., Joshua Tree National Park is a fascinating exploration of desert ecosystems.
We had traveled to New Hampshire with the specific intent of going to the top of Mount Washington, the tallest peak east of the Mississippi.
A trip to the Pueblo ruins at Mesa Verde National Park. On the way we stopped at the famous four corners, where Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico meet.