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Camping at French Beach

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Cozy Local Staycation in Sooke

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3 of the Best Bike Rides in Victoria, BC

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8 Easy Hikes Around Victoria, BC

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How to Find the Swing on Old Mount Baldy

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What to Do on a Day Trip to Shawnigan Lake

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Long Weekend Getaway: Which Southern Gulf Island Should I Visit?

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Day Trip to Galiano Island: Quest for the Perfect Hammock Spot

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Sombrio Beach: Day Trip from Victoria

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Tofino Hot Springs: How to Get There

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5 Things to Look Forward to at Victoria Pride 2019

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Everything Salt Spring: 20+ Things to Do on Salt Spring Island, Minus the Market

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2 Nights in Tofino

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Oregon Road Trip: The Coast

This is Part 2 of my post about our Oregon road trip; in Part 1 you can find some suggestions for what to do, eat, and drink on a weekend in Portland! (You can also find out how much I freak out about driving… #roadtrippp.)

Day 4: Wine and Dunes: Portland to Florence

By now you probably know that Portland is cool, but byeeee Portland! Today’s the day you get to drive out to the coast with the wind in your h—ohh but actually you have loads of time, may as well make a couple of stops along the way!

Eugene’s right on the route from Portland to Florence, so it’s a great spot for lunch. We needed a cheap food day after PDX, so we opted for scrumptious food truck tacos, but there are loads of options, and even a Voodoo Doughnuts if you were too stuffed to try it in Portland.

Ok now it’s time to drive off to the coas—oooh hang on though, there’s a WINERY route basically ON THE WAY?! Durrrr you are going there! There are lots of wineries to choose from near the Territorial Highway, just off the route between Eugene and Florence. We visited Sweet Cheeks Winery and Sarver Winery to share a tasting at each (had to be responsible, we were driving). Both offered great wines and stunning views of the rolling vineyards.

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