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Alaska in February

At the time of year when most travelers are packing a couple of swimsuits and heading off to a warm beach, my family was digging through our closets to find our warmest sweaters, hats, mittens, scarves and long johns. Though we did pack our swimsuits, our destination was hundreds of miles from the nearest beach: […]

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Let’s Do Lava!

One of Oregon’s most beautiful scenic byways has a narrow window in which you can enjoy it. McKenzie Highway 242 runs over the McKenzie Pass from Belknap Springs to Sisters, and throughout most of the year it is generally covered with snow. But in late summer and fall, every twisty mile of the narrow, 34-mile-long, […]

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