Empty nesters and retirees abandon RVs for the freedom and mobility of converted high-end vans. By Anne Marie Chaker This article was written by Anne Marie Chaker for The Wall Street Journal. Attracted by Instagram images of a free-spirited, simpler way to travel, older consumers are turning to vans for their trips, while adding the […]
Oregon sounds a lot like ‘are-u-goin’? And man, do we recommend you go explore this gorgeous state. It’s Friday! We whipped out the Oregon atlas — while scarfing burgers — and decided to head south to the sand dunes. Over 40 miles of seashore and dunes reaching 500 feet above sea level, this is the […]
We woke up early Saturday morning, excited and ready to hit the road. We had the van packed the night before, carefully making sure all was accounted for and carefully together. We had tons of food, games, cards, music and of course a little whiskey for those cold coastal nights. Our destination was La Push […]
This time of year getting outside in the Pacific Northwest has its advantages. Cooler temperatures make being active more enjoyable as well as thinning out the crowds of your favorite trails. Recently photographers Alec Carrier and Mike Branscum headed out to Hood River with some buddies to capture exactly what this shoulder season psyche can look […]
Theres nothing better than waking up in a tent, covered in morning dew, smelling like campfire from the night before. Mornings like these remind me of when I was a child, and when my grand parents used to take my little brother and I camping when we would visit for the summer.
After 11.5 hours of driving we pulled into a gas station on the west side of Glacier National Park. It had been a while since we stopped so we were both eager to get out of the car. We pulled into a gas station to refuel the car and ourselves in preparation for the drive […]
Up until now, I had only visited Canada one other time. It was last year, around this same time, when I had made an extended trip to the east coast to visit a bunch of friends. During one of the weekends I was there, we made a trip to Toronto. As wonderful as that adventure […]
Waking up for sunrise has always been one my favorite things to do. Today was no different. We had an almost 700 mile drive ahead of us and it was 4 AM. Coffee was brewing, our car was packed to the brim. Our plan was to stop at Maryhill Stonehenge for sunrise on the way […]