Monthly Archives:: June 2014

Spokane, Wash: A Fun Family Getaway Spot


Spokane Family Vacation

Have you ever considered Spokane, Wash., as a family getaway spot? Our family did!  Our family was ready to welcome summer with a mini vacation. Our two oldest kids had put away their backpacks and finished up school.  My husband had wrapped up a major project at work. As a mom with a new baby,… Read more

Green Travel in the Great Northwest


Portland Oregon Transportation

If you are traveling to Oregon or Washington, you’re probably having a hard time deciding which of the thousands of scenic views you will be able to visit. Here are a few tips that will help to protect that beautiful green environment and even preserve some of the green in your wallet. Getting Ready Turn… Read more

Southern Oregon Family Vacation Day No. 4: A Trolley Ride Through the Past


Trolley Amy Graff

Jacksonville: A view into the past Just off I-5, a half-hour drive from Ashland, you’ll find Jacksonville, Ore., the second-best preserved Gold Rush town after California’s Columbia.   The best way to see Jacksonville is on the Trolley Tour, a 45-minute ride through town with a knowledgeable guide who offers the lowdown on the town’s wild and… Read more

Southern Oregon Family Vacation Day 3: Big Laughs in Ashland


Oregon Trip Amy Graff

Drive from Klamath Falls to Ashland: Scenic highway  Everywhere you drive in Southern Oregon you find beauty and on our way from Klamath Falls to Ashland we found ourselves constantly stopping to take photos like the one above. Tub Springs: Where the water is pure and fresh At Tub Springs State Park, we stopped to stretch… Read more