Northern California West Coast Oregon West Coast City of Seaside Oregon Mount St Helens – National Volcanic Monument Bristol Renaissance Faire
Northern California West Coast Oregon West Coast City of Seaside Oregon Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Bristol Renaissance Faire
Northern California West Coast

Northern California West Coast

The region’s Northern California West Coast stretches from San Francisco Bay northwards to Humboldt Bay and re to the combine of Oregon. The coastline is often inaccessible, and includes rocky cliffs and hills, streams and tide pools. The coastline from Centerville Beach oppressive Ferndale to the mouth of the Klamath River is mostly beach accessible […]

Oregon West Coast

Oregon West Coast

The Oregon West Coast is a region of the U.S. state of Oregon. It runs generally north–south along the Pacific Ocean, forming the western border of the state; the region is bounded to the east by the Oregon Coast Range. The Oregon Coast stretches approximately 363 miles (584 km) from the Columbia River in the north […]

City of Seaside Oregon

City of Seaside Oregon

Incorporated February 17, 1899, Seaside has historically been one of the Oregon Coast most visited and popular oceanfront resorts located only 80 miles from Portland. Seaside is a beautiful coastal community with a population of 6,445 and has numerous visitor related activities to choose from. FS -Full Screen, SL – Slide Show ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIGS There were […]

Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument

Mount St Helens – National Volcanic Monument

Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument is a U.S. National Monument that includes the area around Mount St. Helens in Washington. It was established on August 27, 1982 by U.S. President Ronald Reagan following the 1980 eruption. The 110,000 acre (445 km2) National Volcanic Monument was set-aside for research, recreation, and education. Inside the Monument, the […]

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Each Bristol Renaissance Faire day reproduces a period when knights were respectable, house keepers were cheerful and turkey legs were titanic. When you enter the gateway doors, you make a trip back in time to the year 1574, and you’ve strolled directly into an energizing town celebration day. Also what are we celebrating? Ruler Elizabeth, Herself, […]

Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden, Spring

The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world’s great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2014, more than one million people visited the Garden’s 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on 385 acres […]

4th of July Lakefront Fireworks

Navy Pier Fireworks

Navy Pier is the destination for spectacular fireworks perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Don’t miss our twice weekly fireworks shows all summer long, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day! Be sure to check the schedule for additional shows added throughout the year. Whether viewing from the dock or on board an evening cruise, […]

Northwestern University Lakefill

Northwestern University Lakefill

The Northwestern University Lakefill is an area of land that was reclaimed from Lake Michigan in 1964-1969 from landfill materials made available by the construction of the Port of Indiana. The Lakefill resulted from the university’s need to expand the campus’s physical footprint; Northwestern President J. Roscoe Miller received permission from the town of Evanston […]

Boerner Botanical Gardens

Boerner Botanical Gardens, Milwaukee Wisconsin

Boerner Botanical Gardens are botanical gardens located on the grounds of Whitnall Park in the village of Hales Corners, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. The gardens are named for Alfred Boerner, who designed the original five formal gardens. The Annual, Perennial, Rock, Rose and Peony Gardens were constructed in the 1930s. Later additions included trial, herb, lily […]

Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo, Wisconsin

The Milwaukee County Zoo began in 1882 as a miniature mammal and bird display in Milwaukee’s Washington Park. The display proved to be a very popular attraction, and by the turn of the century it grew to over 800 animals on 23 acres of land. During the next one hundred years, the Zoo experienced near-constant […]