14 Awesome and Adventurous Things to Do in Hood River, Oregon

Hood River, Oregon is a quaint little town nestled in the Columbia River Gorge, just 60 miles east of Portland. It’s a popular place for visitors from out-of-state, as well as Portland locals who want to escape the city and spend the weekend exploring the great outdoors. And it’s impossible not to fall in love…

The 6 Best Hotels in and Around Hood River, Oregon

Hood River, Oregon is a darling little town set right on the Columbia River about 60 miles east of Portland. It’s a popular vacation spot for outdoor enthusiasts who love hiking, mountain biking, and various watersports. Kitesurfers especially love Hood River due to the perfect windy conditions and sunny skies. If you are planning a…

The 8 Best Hiking Shoes and Boots for Havasu Falls

If you are planning a trip to Havasu Falls this year you are probably beginning to think about what you’ll need to pack for your upcoming adventure. We created a comprehensive packing list to help you plan, but wanted to spend more time on the two most important items that you’ll need to bring –…

Road Trip USA: 28 Amazing Photos to Inspire You

Often when we talk to our friends back home they ask us what our favorite countries are in the world. And they are generally surprised when the good ‘ol US of A makes our top 10 list. Sometimes we get so caught up in the hype of international travel we forget how incredible and diverse…

What to Pack for Portland, Oregon in the Fall/Winter

Portland, Oregon is a quirky city that has gained notoriety over the past few years for being a little “weird”. The pedestrian-friendly downtown area has bigger lanes for bicycles than cars and you’re more likely to eat out of a truck than a restaurant. Portland has the most breweries and independent microbreweries of any city in…

Where to Stay in Oahu: Honolulu, Ko Olina, and the North Shore

A trip to the island of Oahu in Hawaii will undoubtedly be one you will never forget! With miles of pristine sandy beaches for lounging, plenty of amazing hikes along rugged ridgelines, and spectacular waterfalls to explore, you’ll truly be vacationing in paradise! But before you get to all of that adventuring, you’re going to…

Complete Road Trip Packing List

There’s no better test for your patience, ability to deal with stressful situations, or your driving skills then setting off on an adventurous cross-country road trip! Just you, your trusty vehicle, and the open road stretching out in front of you. And maybe a few hurdles along the way. You’re going to need to be…

65 Things To Do in New Orleans (Besides Bourbon Street)

“If there was no New Orleans, America would just be a bunch of free people dying of boredom.” Whether you call it the Crescent City, the Big Easy, NOLA or New Orleans, once you visit you may never want to leave. Unfortunately some visitors think that the whole city revolves around Bourbon Street and the…