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.
Fantastical beasts, pioneer homes, nature hikes, culinary adventures – the city of Albany and its environs offers all this and more, an affordable Willamette Valley destination perfect for a day trip or weekend getaway from the Portland area. Straddling the I-5 corridor, Albany is located about 70 miles south of Portland. The best place to […]