Autumn Escapes in the Pacific Northwest

Columbia River Gorge WA

Q: Great Northwest Getaways Under $100 a Night?

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Dear TripFinder, Q: Our family is on a budget but we still need to get out of town once in awhile. Where can my family (me, wife, baby) go for a fun summer weekend for under or around $100 a night? We’d like to avoid chain hotels and dingy roadside motels, if possible. We’d prefer destinations that are within a few hours’ […]

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Day Hikes and Cheap Sleeps in Washington’s Columbia River Gorge

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Are you in search of sunshine, open vistas and fields of wildflowers? Don’t wait for summer–find these adventures now on the sunny Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. Sunshine and springtime wildflowers draw adventurers to the east end of the Columbia River Gorge. The views open up and you can see for miles. Oak trees […]

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Bingen School Inn Columbia Gorge Hostel

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Historic schoolhouse converted to a hostel with both private rooms and dorm-style rooms.

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Overnight on the Sunny Columbia River Gorge

It’s May. It’s time to get some sun! But after all that sunny hiking, one needs a place to sleep. Terry Richard with the Oregonian recently blogged about Columbia Gorge campgrounds with a good chance of sunshine. If camping isn’t your thing, but is in your price range, opt for the Columbia River Gorge Hostel […]

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Autumn Escapes in the Pacific Northwest