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Exploring Salt Creek Falls Area

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Oregon Waterfalls, Places To Visit In Oregon, Willamette Valley Region, Willamette Valley Waterfalls | 0 comments

Exploring Salt Creek Falls Area

Salt Creek Falls is located 62 miles east of Eugene, Oregon and offers beautiful views, hiking trails, picnic tables and more. In the winter the area is great for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. The short video takes you on a tour of Salt Creek Falls, the nearby trail system and the less visited Diamond Creek Falls.   A view of Salt Creek Falls on a foggy October morning. Hours later it cleared up to be a beautiful day in the Willamette National Forest. Salt Creek Falls Trail - Leads from the lookout to the base of the falls,...

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Downtown Eugene: Rated Top 10 In America

Posted by on Oct 14, 2011 in Art Galleries In Oregon, Eugene, Places To Visit In Oregon, Top Attractions, Willamette Valley Region | 0 comments

Downtown Eugene: Rated Top 10 In America

Downtown Eugene rated 9th best downtown in America. – Livability.com Livability.com a website dedicated to America’s best places to live rated Eugene, Oregon as the 9th best downtown in the Nation. “Cool and Green” is how they summed up the city,  making note of the rich creativity and culture. The highlights mentioned were the Eugene Gallery District, the Hult Center for the Performing Arts, McDonald Theatre, the WOW Hall, upscale eateries, Lucky’s Bar, and the beautiful Alton Baker Park.   From...

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Heading To Florence To Escape The Heat

Posted by on Aug 27, 2011 in Florence, Oregon Coast Region, Places To Visit In Oregon, Willamette Valley Region | 0 comments

Heading To Florence To Escape The Heat

Oregon is a relatively mild climate and has me accustom to 80 degree summer days. When the humidity increases and the temperature rises to near 90, I find myself searching for an escape from the heat. From Eugene, Florence is about a 60 minute drive through thick forests, winding up the coastal range and passing thru a tunnel down towards the Oregon Coast. The waters of the Pacific Ocean help cool the airmass nearly 10 to 20 degrees, while the coastal range helps keep the cooler air along the coastal cities. The cooler air and steady breeze...

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