21st Jun 2015

McMenamins Portland

McMenamins Portland McMenamins occupies a weird place in Portland History. The McMenamin brothers were at the forefront of Portland’s now well known brewpub scene. They have purchased, and rehabbed, some...

11th Jun 2015
Oregon Dude Ranches

Oregon Dude Ranches

History of Dude Ranches The Dude Ranch is an uniquely American phenomena that intersected two American Cultures and led indirectly to the development of the United States. Today they act...

Telford Washington, Central Washington Agricultural Ghost Town

Name: Telford Class: H2 GPS: 47.694141, -118.407965 Directions: Head west along US Highway 2 from Davenport Washington. At 13 miles take a left on to Telford Road. The town was...

02nd Jun 2015
Oregon Flag

Egan, Oregon’s oldest Ghost Town

Name: Egan Class: G2 GPS: 43.569319, -119.076989 (best guess, see below) Directions: Depending on the source the town is described as “two miles south of Burns,” “brushing shoulders with Hines,”...

02nd Jun 2015

Fort Rock Geological Formation

Fort Rock is one Oregon’s geologic treasures. Created between 50,000 to 100,000 years ago from lava venting into the muddy bottom of what is now called Fort Rock Lake. The...

30th May 2015
Ghost Towns of Washington

Farmer Washington

Name: Farmer Class: C2 GPS: 47.612752, -119.813885 Directions: From Wenatchee head north along US Route 2 which parallels the Columbia River. At the town of Orondo Route 2 takes a...

Wisdom Washington and the Homestead Cemetery

Name: Windom (Lewis County) Class: A1 GPS: 46.412606, -122.638418 Directions: Only accessible during hunting season when Weyerhaeuser opens the roads to the public. The exact location of the “town” is...

Ghost Town of Hite Washington

Name: Hite Class: A2 GPS: 47.664381, -117.778262 Directions: Hite is about about six miles west of Fairchild Air Force Base. Head west along Highway US-2. Take a right onto S...

Mondovi Washington

Name: Mondovi Class: H2 GPS: 47.680481, -118.016129 Directions: From Davenport Washington, head East on Highway 2 for 6.5 miles. Take a left on Bennett Road for a mile. At the...

01st Mar 2015
USS Oregon

USS Oregon – “McKinley’s Bulldog”

It can be said that behind the USS Constitution, no other ship is as important to the development of the United States as a nation then the USS Oregon. While...

13th Feb 2015
Where to eat in Leavenworth with your dog

Where to eat in Leavenworth with your dog

Where to eat in Leavenworth with your dog No… not where to eat your dog! Where to eat WITH your dog. There are a limited number dining options in Leavenworth...

13th Feb 2015

Dog Friendly Lodging in Leavenworth Washington

Dog Friendly Lodging in Leavenworth Washington Leavenworth is a cool Bavarian themed town located in the Cascade mountains about two hours east of Seattle. During the summer its a great...