All in the Family: The opportunities and delights of multigenerational travel

By Suzanne Johnson Multigenerational travel adds a whole new dimension to a vacation, said Dee Dutoit of Wilsonville, Oregon. As an avid global traveler and a grandmother, Dutoit looks forward to planning an annual vacation with her daughters and their families, including her three grandchildren. For Dutoit, getting away together allows different generations to connect …

College Town Weekend: Corvallis invites for river, farm and campus exploration

By JENNIFER BURNS BRIGHT Long live college days in Corvallis, home of Oregon State University and a historic downtown built on the banks of the Willamette River. If you’re visiting a graduating senior or just enjoying a spring day, there’s plenty to explore on a weekend in this agricultural area in the heart of the …

A Century of Wonder – Oregon State Parks 100th Anniversary

2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the Oregon State Park system. To commemorate the occasion, the Oregon Historical Society commissioned renowned Oregon photographer Peter Marbach to capture images of many of the 254 beautiful parks established in the state in the past century. The exhibit “Century of Wonder,” opening May 13, features thirty images, narrowed …

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 …