Friday, October 21, 2016

$5 Columbia Gorge Express bus (May-Sept)

Great news for travelers looking to visit the Columbia River Gorge via affordable transportation. The new Columbia Gorge Express bus route will run on weekends only (Friday-Sunday) for $5 RT during the summer months. No rental car needed, what a deal! The bus departs from Gateway Transit Center 12 times each day with round trip […]

Cheers to Wildflower trails!

This past weekend I went on a rather strenuous but quite praise-worthy hike up Dog Mountain. The mountain is about an hour from Portland along Washington State Route 14, about 9 miles east of Stevenson and 53 miles east of Vancouver. Start the hike on the Augspurger Trail (still Dog Mountain Trailhead parking lot) to […]

Bicycling to the Columbia Gorge and eastern destinations

If you’re heading to or from the east on bicycle, you’re in for a treat! The Columbia River Gorge offers excellent riding and unparalleled scenery.

Columbia Gorge

The Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area has the largest concentration of waterfalls in North America and is only a 40 minute drive from Portland.