Category Archives: Touring

Egg River Cafe

We stop here whenever we can because of the great food and great service. They are located in Hood River, Oregon at 1313 Oak Street,97031. Click on the photo to visit their website.

Columbia Gorge Hotel

Never stayed there – a bit out of my price range – but have enjoyed dinner a few times and once enjoyed an amazing brunch. I would recommend checking on the brunch thought – it was many years ago and I’m not seeing much information about it on the web.

Beacon Rock State Park

Beacon Rock State Park is a 4,456-acre, year-round camping park located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Beacon Rock is an olivine basalt plug which rises 848 feet in elevation above the Columbia River. The Missoula flood washed away the softer parts of the volcano. The park includes 9,500 feet… Read More »

The Ultimate Oregon Waterfalls Road Trip

I confess… I borrowed this entire post from this website.. So here it is. Oregon is full of majestic waterfalls just waiting to be discovered. We’ve mapped out an awesome road trip that visits some of our favorite waterfalls in the state, including Multnomah Falls, Salt Creek Falls, Ramona Falls and more. From hidden forest… Read More »

Multnomah Falls

The falls are the tallest in the state of Oregon at a total of 620 feet and by far the most famous and well-visited of the 77 Columbia Gorge falls on the Oregon side. No visit to the Portland area is complete without seeing Multnomah Falls. The name is probably derived from a native american… Read More »

Vista House

Vista House,733 feet above the river, is located at Crown Point. Built in 1916, the Vista House offers a stunning view of the river and is a favorite place for enjoying sunsets.

Frederic Church’s Olana

A must see! Frederic Church built and developed a gorgeous 250 acre estate. Everything is beautiful. 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson, NY 12534 From the website: The main house at Olana, sited impressively at the top of a long slope, is a unique mixture of Victorian architectural elements and Middle-Eastern decorative motifs. Frederic Church worked… Read More »


Because everyone should go at least once and I’ve never been. Paris in Spring with my lovely wife would be wonderful.