I have lived in Portland for nearly four years. I’ve spent a great deal of time exploring the city and it’s surroundings from the Columbia River Gorge to the coast. Portland’s food scene is amazing and I regularly attend the city’s events centered around food, beer, wine, and live music. I have yet to explore the easternmost parts of the state but its on my list of “to-do’s!”

Places I’ve been:

-Wahclella Falls
-Kruger’s Farm Pumpkin Patch & Market
-Columbia River Gorge
-Cannon Beach, Oregon
-Mount Hood, Oregon
-NW 23rd Ave (Portland, Oregon)
-Medford, Oregon
-Oregon Caves National Monument
-Wildlife Safari (Winston, Oregon)
-Spruce Run Campground
-Portland Farmer’s Market (Portland, Oregon)
-Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch (Portland, Oregon)
-Trillium Lake Loop

Events I’ve been to:

-Portland Chocolate Festival 2010
-Hood River Beer & Wine Tour 2010 (Hood River, Oregon)
-Distillery Row Tour 2010 (Portland, Oregon)
-Kell’s St. Patricks Day Irish Festival 2011 (Portland, Oregon)
-Spring Beer & Wine Festival 2010 (Portland, Oregon)
-Oregon Country Fair 2010  (Veneta, Oregon)
-Bite of Oregon 2010 (Portland, Oregon)
-Gustav’s 2010 Oktoberfest (Portland, Oregon)

Places I want to go:
-Crater Lake, Oregon
-Treehouses in Tikilma, Oregon
-Rogue River
-Sea Lion Caves in Florence, OR
-Wine Tasting in Dundee, OR