Top Hikes for Fall Foliage 🍁

With smaller crowds, cooler weather, and beautiful scenery, autumn in the Pacific Northwest is one of the best times of year to hit the trail. Soak in the fall foliage on these hikes near Vancouver WA for maximum seasonal enjoyment. Silver Star Mountain The trailhead is about 40 miles northeast of…

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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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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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Getting to Know the Cascades Near Vancouver, WA

From their long-storied pasts to dramatic volcanic eruptions and legends told, there's plenty to be discovered around the mighty Cascade Range. Situated in Southwest Washington, Vancouver is surrounded by the impressive sight of Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Adams. Each nearby peak comes…

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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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5 Spring Wildflower Hikes Near Vancouver, WA

Hiking in the Pacific Northwest is a wonder in itself—towering trees, crisp air, and stunning views. Add a plethora of spring wildflowers to the mix and you get an experience that will keep you coming back every year. Here are five must-do hikes within easy driving distance of Vancouver, Washington…

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5 Must See Natural Areas in Clark County 🌲

Summer is in full swing and it’s time to get outside and explore! Vancouver, Washington and the surrounding Clark County area offer breathtaking views with breathing room, paths less traveled, and outdoor spaces perfect for relaxing among the trees. With so many accessible scenic areas it can be…

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The Dog Days of Summer in Vancouver USA 🌞🐶

We know the feeling: When the sun is shining and the trees are green, it’s hard to leave your dog at home during a weekend road trip or week-long getaway to Vancouver USA. The good news is that they can tag along—but be careful, they may ask to come back! Here is a Fido-approved itinerary packed…

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