Oregon

9 Best Stops on the Portland to Bend Drive

Trillium Lake is one of the highlights of the Portland to Bend Drive

A Portland to Bend road trip takes travelers through mountain passes, dense forests, and sprawling desert landscapes. Those looking for a few pit stops along the way are in luck – there’s a little something for everyone on the Portland to Bend drive. This roughly 160-mile drive offers everything from mountain hikes near Mt. Hood with stunning views of the surrounding landscape to colorful fields of wildflowers.  Many stops along … Read More

20 Best Stops on the San Francisco to Seattle Drive

Toketee Falls: Stop on the San Francisco to Seattle Drive

While the drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco is arguably the most famous road trip to take along the Pacific coast of the United States, many visitors the western USA are looking to venture further into the Pacific Northwest and are keen to continue their journey north all the way to the state of Washington’s largest city. But what are the best stops on the San Francisco to Seattle … Read More

The Perfect Weekend in Portland Itinerary

Portland Old Town Sign

Echoing Austin, Texas’ hipster oasis, the Rose City’s motto, “Keep Portland Weird,” sums up its distinctive character, one affectionately satirized in the cult favorite TV show Portlandia. But Portland’s quirkiness isn’t its only quality. Far from it. This modern metropolis, a gem of the Northwest, is also famous for its incredible foodie scene, eco-consciousness, gregarious locals, and much more. If you’re planning to spend a weekend in Portland, read on … Read More

The Ultimate Seattle to Los Angeles Road Trip Itinerary

Portland, Oregon

The west coast of the United States is one of the most beautiful, dynamic and interesting places to visit in the entire country, and one of the best ways to see the entirety of this area is by planning a Seattle to Los Angeles road trip. Spanning three states and nearly 1,200 miles, there is so much to see when driving from Seattle to LA and it is the perfect … Read More

Portland or Seattle: Which City to Visit?

Seattle's Iconic Skyline

When it comes to the Northwest’s best cities, there’s no doubt the number one spot goes to Portland or Seattle. Which it is, however, depends on who you ask. While most Northwesterners have (very) strong opinions on the matter, the truth is both metropolises are fantastic and have heaps to offer tourists, from stunning natural landscapes to dynamic culture and bomb eats. Here’s a guide to help you decide on … Read More

10 Best Stops on a Portland to San Francisco Road Trip

Mount Hood

The Southern California coast is undoubtedly one of the most beloved road trip routes in the U.S. and possibly the world. But the West Coast has so much more to offer. A Portland to San Francisco road trip is the ideal opportunity to take in all the Pacific’s lesser-known treasures, along with two of its most eclectic and enchanting big cities. From ancient forests to striking coastlines and dramatic mountain … Read More

8 Best Stops on the Seattle to Portland Drive

Paradise Overlook in Mount Rainier

The Pacific Northwest is probably best-known for its coffee (thanks, Starbucks), followed by its stunning nature, including Mount Rainier, Mount Saint Helens, the Olympic National Rainforest, and miles upon miles or largely unadulterated coastline from the San Juan Islands to Gold Beach. It is also home to two bustling metropolises, and a Seattle to Portland drive is the perfect way to take in all the region’s greatest assets.  Each city … Read More