Fort Vancouver was the headquarters for the Hudson Bay Company’s profitable Pacific Northwest operation in 1821. It was also a microcosm of a fully functioning community of the frontier.
Activities & Attractions
Movie Madness is an Epic Adventure
Step into one of the nation’s few remaining video story rental businesses Movie Madness, in Southeast Portland.
Stepping into Fall at the Hoyt Arboretum
From the tops of the trees to the ground beneath our feet, autumn in the Pacific Northwest is a kaleidoscope of color, and one of the best places to experience it is at Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum.
Astoria, Oregon: Tracing the History of America’s First West Coast Metropolis
Historic neighborhoods, a delicious culinary scene and a grand view of the Columbia River—it’s no surprise the little coastal town of Astoria made it onto Yahoo Lifestyle’s list of “50 Charming American Towns You’ve Never Heard Of.”
The International Test Rose Garden, Portland’s Most Fragrant Park
Summer is in full bloom in the Pacific Northwest and there’s no better place to take in that beauty than Portland’s International Test Rose Garden, where you can find 7,000 varieties of roses in every shape, size, and color of the rainbow.