Autumn-azing Spots for Fall Color in Vancouver WA

Red and yellow leaf hunting is a favorite autumn pastime. The drive is scenic, the walk is crisp, and it may end in the perfect Instagram photo. We entered the visual social media world to inspire your next adventure for fall foliage. So grab a warm drink and head out to Vancouver WA’s most colorful…

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Things to do with kids in Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, WA family vacation ideas you can use on your next trip Sophisticated, clean, and modern, yet approachable, accessible, easy to get around, and full of activities for children? When our family of four was looking for things to do with kids in Vancouver, WA, we came away with amazing…

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Chasing Gorge-ous Waterfalls Near Vancouver WA

Find these ‘gorge’ous cascades on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge to experience all that our wonderful natural area has to offer. Cape Horn Falls With trailhead parking located only 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver, Cape Horn Trail is a go-to for many area hikers. The…

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Things To Do Labor Day Weekend in Vancouver, WA

Labor Day weekend is almost here, the unofficial last hurrah of summer. With numerous Labor Day events and activities, the city has plenty to keep you busy through the long weekend. Here are a few fun things you can do in Vancouver, WA from lively festivals and events to new ways to explore the…

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Top 5 Picnic Places in Vancouver WA

You'll find plenty of dining spots around Vancouver with good outdoor seating, along with some great picnic areas for when your favorite restaurant patio feels a little too crowded for your liking—or you just need a change of scenery! Grab a blanket, pack a lunch, or order takeout, and scout out the…

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Tour the Pendleton Woolen Mill in Washougal

Photo by Stuart Mullenberg Conjuring up images of the Pacific Northwest and nestled among the mist-shrouded forests, snowy mountain tops, and winding backroads, you’ll uncover the distinctive pattern of Pendleton blankets, dyed-in-the-wool for more than a century. The Oregon-based company has…

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Your Guide to Swimming Holes in Vancouver WA

Summer is made for finding the perfect swimming hole, followed by a sweet treat to round out the adventure. Explore these swimmable bodies of water* around Vancouver for a refreshing dip. Moulton Falls A popular summer hangout, Moulton Falls offers deep pools and rock cliffs to safely jump from…

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Farmers Market Round-Up

In Vancouver WA, there is a market for almost every neighborhood to stroll through for fresh, local produce and handmade trinkets. In addition to the nationally recognized Vancouver Farmers Market, which continues to amaze visitors on weekends, neighborhood markets attract mid-week shoppers and…

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Lesser-known history tidbits of Vancouver, WA

If you know Vancouver, Washington (no, not the Canadian city that was incorporated 29 years after and named after the same sea captain) then you're likely aware that our city’s roots run deep at Fort Vancouver. While the Fort is perhaps the most obvious site to discover Vancouver’s history (and well…

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