Tag: Oregon

Dream Trek: Siskiyou Wilderness 5-Day Inn-to-Inn Hike

Imagine a 5-day guided hiking trip through one of the most biologically diverse mountain ranges in the United States. This multi-day trail hike through the Rogue River-Siskiyou mountain range is so unique that it is scheduled just once in May of 2008. While on the 40-mile trail trek, hikers will literally “walk through” incredibly diverse …

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America’s Haunted Lighthouses: Yaquina, Oregon

The Yaquina area on Oregon’s coast offers recreational activities for every taste, and is home to four haunted lighthouses, two of which you can read about here. The Sea Captain’s DaughterYaquina Bay Lighthouse Some believe that this story may be based on a short story from many years ago. The Yaquina Bay Light went out …

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The Scarecrows of Halloweentown!

One of my favorite things about living in Halloweentown (AKA St. Helens, OR) are the scarecrows you will see around town.  The month long celebration of Halloween stemmed from the movie Halloweentown, which was filmed in the sleepy town of St. Helens, Oregon. Each year, starting on October 1st, the town comes alive with all different …

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There’s Nothing Like Tea Time for Amazing Food, Drink, and Conversation

On the weekend after Thanksgiving, the girls in my family went to a tea room for lunch, and it wound up being the highlight of the week for all of us! There’s just something about taking your time with a warm pot of tea that inspires focus and cozy conversation. The tea room that we …

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