Monterey Bay, Calif

Garnet glow on the Sandy River near Mt. Hood, Oregon • photo: Gary Randall on 500px

Big Sur, one of the most beautiful places on earth.... Big Sur Cove ... love Big Sur. Everyone should drive Highway 1 (not 101) along the Pacific coast from San Diego CA to Vancouver BC at least once in their lifetime. This is some of most amazing coastline you'll ever see.

Lake Sunrise - Oregon, USA

Cannon Beach, Oregon

Moon Falls is located on the Moon River, Lake County, Oregon!

Crater Lake at dawn, Oregon; photo by Greg Nyquist.

Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge - Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Reminds me of a shirt I had when I was little that said "It bearly rains in Oregon" with little bears falling like raindrops.

Oregon Coast

I've never been on so many hikes in my life! Magical trails wind through the temperate rainforests East of Cottage Grove, Oregon by ~Mike Potts Photography~

Multnomah Falls, Oregon

Wizards Hat, Oregon Coast in Bandon

Mt. Washington, Oregon; photo by Steve Warnstaff

Starting at Kalapana, Hawaii you can walk for two hours to the place on the coast where active lava flows touch the ocean. This is insane.

Napali Coast - Kauai, Hawaii

Smith Rocks, Crooked River, Oregon

Eagle Creek, Oregon

Pebble Beach to Half Moon Bay: After the untamed drama of Big Sur, Highway 1 makes a calmer approach to the sweep of Monterey Bay.