Day Trip: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum- McMinnville

By Emy Sloan

 

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is a must see for aircraft and space enthusiasts of all ages!

Located in McMinnville, Oregon, this exceptional museum consists of two large buildings chock-full of airplanes and spacecraft, an IMAX theater, an impressive outdoor playground and most importantly is home to the famous Spruce Goose- the world’s largest aircraft!

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Featured Holiday Event: Albany’s Christmas Storybook Land

By Emy Sloan

 

Albany’s Christmas Storybook Land is celebrating their 40th anniversary! Over the years this amazing community event has been delighting people of all ages during the holiday season. It’s a beautifully decorated Christmas walk-through adorned with characters and scenes from classic children’s stories, nursery rhymes, movies, etc. There are twinkling lights everywhere, working train model displays, a teddy bear winter wonderland, a charming Victorian Village and of course…Santa and Mrs. Claus.

 

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Day Trip: Northern Lights Tree Farm- Colonial Harvest Days in Pleasant Hill

By Emy Sloan

 

Northern Lights Tree Farm in Pleasant Hill, Oregon is well known for their Christmas trees…but that’s not all they have to offer! During the harvest season in October there is a great pumpkin patch, a giant corn maze and tons of family fun to be had during the Colonial Harvest Days Celebration! Continue reading “Day Trip: Northern Lights Tree Farm- Colonial Harvest Days in Pleasant Hill”

Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais

By Emy Sloan

 

Bauman’s Farm and Garden in Gervais, Oregon has got a great playground and farm store. It’s a wonderful place to buy fresh produce and bakery goods, nursery items and more. Continue reading “Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais”

Day Trip: The Science Factory Children’s Museum and Exploration Dome

By Emy Sloan

 

The Science Factory Children’s Museum and Exploration Dome is a fabulous place to take your little scientist for some great hands-on learning! Located in Alton Baker Park in Eugene, Oregon, the Science Factory consists of a large interactive exhibit hall, a ‘tot spot’ play area and a Planetarium!  Continue reading “Day Trip: The Science Factory Children’s Museum and Exploration Dome”

Day Trip: All Aboard the Pacific Northwest Live Steamers at the Molalla Train Park!

Guest Post By Sarah Orschel

 

Do you have a little train conductor in your house who makes your daily routine revolve around their train schedule? If your children are anything like my son then you must check out the Shady Dell Train Park! Continue reading “Day Trip: All Aboard the Pacific Northwest Live Steamers at the Molalla Train Park!”