Summer Excursions Around Eastern Washington State

Eastern Washington State offers countless world-class wineries, stunning canyons, lakes and dams in place of its western neighbour’s evergreen forests and rugged mountains. Twice the size of its western half, it has just a third of the population.

Eastern Washington … Continue reading

Astoria, a Gateway to Oregon

The four-mile wide Astoria-Megler Bridge over the Columbia River from Washington State, is a great opening for one of Oregon’s main gateways: Astoria. Established in 1811 and the oldest settlement west of the Rockies, it’s an historic city. East of … Continue reading

Ilwaco and Baker Bay, Washington State

Journey to the southern end of the Longbeach Peninsula and on scenic Baker Bay, you’ll discover Ilwaco. This historic community was founded in 1848 and was once a thriving trading post for the Chinook Indians. Today, that thriving trade has … Continue reading

Lewis and Clark, Young Men Going West – the Ultimate Hike

The Lewis and Clark National Park covers a sprawling 40 miles and comprises 12 seperate sites in an area stretching from Long Beach, Washington State to Cannon Beach, Oregon.

Abundant trails for hiking, drama, stunning scenery and wild, rugged coastline … Continue reading

Hanford Reach, the Monument, the River and the Region

With the snowshoeing close season fast approaching, the opportunities to get out and about and simply hike and explore are still so out there. One such area well worth uncovering is The Hanford Reach in the eastern half of Washington … Continue reading