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5 July Events in Oregon

Summer is the most exciting time of the year, and the most exciting month of summer is definitely July! Here in Oregon, there are several events happening in July that you will definitely want to be a part of. Be sure to check out these 5 July events in Oregon. Portland Vintage Racing Festival (July 7-10) We might be a little biased due to our love of cars, but one of our favorite Oregon summer events is the Portland Vintage Racing Festival. During the festival, dozens of classic sports cars will be put on display. Race Across Oregon (July 15-17) Race Across Oregon is a great way to get some … Continue reading

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5 Beautiful Portland Parks

Portland, Oregon, is often considered one of the most beautiful cities in the entire country. One of the main reasons for this reputation is the sheer number of public parks located throughout the city. Whether you are a Portland resident of visitor, you won’t want to miss these 5 beautiful Portland parks! Forest Park Conservancy A forest located right in the middle of the city of Portland, the Forest Park Conservancy is not only one of the largest parks in Oregon, but the entire nation! It is a fantastic natural oasis that you can find in an urban environment. Washington Park One of the largest parks in the Portland area, … Continue reading

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Leap Year Fun Facts

  Leap Year rolls around every four years, and this is certainly a special time for those who were born on February 29th. But there’s a lot about Leap Years that people don’t know. Here are Leap Year fun facts: It takes 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds for the Earth to revolve around the sun. Those extra hours are the reason we have Leap Years. If we didn’t have an extra day every four years to account for those hours, then our calendar year would be off by 26 days within 100 years. Some astrologers believe that people born on a Leap Day have special talents … Continue reading

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