How to Spend a Daycation at a Luxury Resort - www.lauraenroute.com/

How to Spend a Daycation at a Luxury Resort

Have you ever wanted to stay at a fancy resort in your own city but can’t afford to stay the night in one of the rooms? Did you know you can enjoy a resort without booking a room? With Resort Pass, you can spend a day at any participating resort around the United States! To

Kauhale Kahiko - Cultural Site at Waimea Valley Botanical Garden, Oahu - www.lauraenroute.com

Visit Waimea Valley Botanical Garden, Oahu

Oahu’s landscape is full of beautiful tropical plants, mountains, palm trees, and wildlife. Walking or hiking around the island feels like immersing oneself in a large botanical garden. So when you visit a botanical garden on the island it may not seem as impressive. That’s why you should visit the Waimea Valley Botanical Garden. Address: 59-864

Li'keke Falls - Hiking Oahu - www.lauraenroute.com

Hiking Oahu: Likeke Falls

O’ahu is a waterfall lover’s paradise. There are so many wonderful hikes that lead to stunning waterfalls it can be difficult to choose which ones to see. If you want to visit a lesser known waterfall with an easy hike, consider hiking Likeke Falls Trail. I visited Oahu with my family in May 2018 to

Tips for Visiting Portland, OR - www.lauraenroute.com

Tips for Visiting Portland, Oregon

Traveling to Portland, Oregon for the first time? With so much to do, see, and eat, narrowing down your list can be tricky. Here’s my list of tips for Visiting Portland, including restaurants, bars, hotel, and more. My husband and I stayed in Portland for four nights in April 2018. First we spent a weekend

Hiking Mount Hood: Tamanawas Trail - www.lauraenroute.com

Hiking Mount Hood: Tamanawas Trail

One of the few trails open during spring time on Mount Hood, as snow still covers the majority of the park, is a beautiful tree-covered trail that leads to a tremendous waterfall. But this hike would be enjoyable anytime during Spring to Fall. On a warm day you may be tempted to swim in the

Portland Day Trip, Multnomah Falls - www.lauraenroute.com

Discover the Columbia River Gorge: Post 2017 Wildfires

The Columbia River Gorge can be explored from either the Washington or the Oregon side. Each side of the river offers unique experiences, views, and hikes in the beautiful Pacific Northwest scenery. When visiting Oregon, be sure to discover the Columbia River Gorge.

Ecola State Park, Oregon

Oregon Coast Road Trip

There are so many beautiful places to along the Oregon Coast, planning an Oregon Coast road trip can be difficult. How do you choose which places to stop at and which ones to drive past? How can you fit everything in during a short period of time? To help you choose your route, I’ve listed

Spend 24 Hours in Cannon Beach, OR

Spend 24 Hours in Cannon Beach, OR

Planning a drive down the Oregon Coast? Add an overnight stay, or longer, in Cannon Beach. Cannon Beach is most known for the Haystack Rock, a picturesque rock formation jutting high into the sky along the beach. Although the beach is what draws most tourists to this small town, there’s more to do and see