The Oregon Coast Aquarium is located on 39 acres of land next to the Yaquina Bay estuaries of Newport, Oregon. The museum has 250 species of marine life, is visited by 400,000 people per year and is ranked as one of the top ten aquariums of North America. This week, we are going to take you on a tour and explore the exhibits at the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
The Yaquina Head Lighthouse is peached on a rocky outcrop just north of Newport, Oregon. The beautiful whitewashed 93 foot tower has been in continuous use for the last 144 years. This week, we take you on a tour of the inside of the lighthouse, learn its history, and help you plan your visit.
Cape Perpetua is filled with popular attractions such as Devil’s Churn, West Shelter Overlook, the Giant Spruce Tree, Thor’s Well and Spouting Horn to name a few – and even more amazing is that they are all within a few miles of each other. This week we learn the history, see the sights, and help you plan your visit to Cape Perpetua on the rocky Oregon coast.
During my research for our guided tour video, I was amazed by the history of Fort Stevens and decided to make a historical summary. After way too many hours of research, finding photos and editing, this 3 1/2 minute video is the result!
Welcome to Divergent Explorers! I have always enjoyed traveling – from my days growing up in Asia as a kid, traveling with my wife before kids, and now taking our boys on trips of their own. But the biggest problem, even after reading travel guides, is knowing what to expect – what is the place actually like, is it worth visiting, and what is the best way to plan my day. Often… Read More
This week, we take you on a relaxing drive of the North Oregon Coast at sunset.
This week, we take you on a 125 foot climb to the top of the Astoria Column with commanding views of the Astoria, the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean.
This week, we take you camping and explore the activities found at Milo McIver State Park. Located a mere 45 minutes away from Portland, this State Park is filled with fun activities for the whole family.
This week we head out for a beautiful 4.4 mile bike ride looping around the entire Portland Waterfront!
This week, we take you to explore Wahtum Lake between Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge. We show you the truth about the beauty and craziness of backpacking with boys.
This week, we take you to explore a quick sample of what Seattle has to offer.
This week, we take you to explore the activities found at Bauman Farms during their fall Pumpkin Patch. There are a plenty of great activities from kids to kids at heart. One day a year, they hold a giant vegetable contest and drop a giant pumpkin or squash onto a car from a crane (quite the site to see!).