Destination Rejuvenation – Regional Northwest Spa Resorts

By Kim Cooper Findling Regional spa resorts beckon for a restorative visit in early Spring. At Lithia Springs Resort and Waterstone Spa, soaking in the onsite natural mineral waters is as restorative—and as recommended—as the signature spa treatments. Soak before your treatment, soak after your treatment, soak as many times as you can while you’re …

On Location – Visit these Oregon and Idaho Filming Locations

Sometimes real-world Hollywood filming locations are in our own backyards. Watch these five movies, which include locations across Oregon and Idaho, and then set out to explore the sites they feature. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) | Salem, Oregon This five-time Academy Award-winning film starring Jack Nicholson was based on a novel by Oregon native …

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at AAA!

Level II Electric Vehicle charging stations, provided by ChargePoint, are available at the following AAA Service Centers: Portland, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Clackamas, Salem, Eugene, Bend, Medford, and Boise. EV charging stations are accessible to all electric vehicle drivers through the ChargePoint app. AAA members also enjoy two complimentary hours of charging for their electric vehicles. Here, …

Fresh Tracks – Pacific Northwest Ski Resorts Offer Something for All Winter Lovers

Written by Teresa Ristow There are more than forty ski areas spread over the Pacific Northwest states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho. When Mother Nature delivers, each fills up with plentiful snow and winter enthusiasts flock from near and far to get out on the slopes. Whether you’re planning a serious ski trip with all …

Set an Inventory of Your Home as a New Year’s Resolution

Written by Suzanne Johnson There is no time like the present to create a home inventory strategy. We can all find excuses to put off the task of going through our belongings and documenting what we own for insurance purposes. Maybe we’re waiting to really organize our closets and cupboards, or finally have that garage …

Beautiful Bisbee – Off the Beaten Path in Southeast Arizona

Written by Adam Sawyer Imagine what would happen if a village tucked into a remote Mediterranean countryside and an old American West mining town coupled up and had a baby. The offspring plopped itself down an hour and a half southeast of Tucson and a stone’s throw from the Mexican border, and became a magnet for …