Know Before You Go…

. . . This site is meant to entice you to travel more in Oregon. We think that, if you came to know the unique stories about the contemporary independent-minded people who live, work and play in Oregon, it would add some fun to your travels.

Pioneers in search of independence, found the courage to settle here 150 years ago. Like them, these folks have also found the courage to do it the best way.

Check things out and see for yourself.

Jan Jackson, Publisher

Latest Stories from Oregon

Lewis and Clark traveled this wild river by canoe… all uphill, against gravity.

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An examination of Oregon’s border can start anywhere but for simplicity let’s start where the 42nd parallel of north latitude, heading west, plunges into the surf of the Pacific Ocean and marks the Oregon-California border.

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Cape Meares is a link in a chain of lighthouses that guides ships safely along the treacherous coastline.

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