Jennifer Burns Bright

Contributing Writer, Via

Jennifer Burns Bright is an Oregon writer whose work has appeared in Gastronomica and Eugene Magazine, and on NPR’s The Salt.


Yellowstone National Park in Spring

Yellowstone National Park in Spring

Spring offers unexpected adventures when Yellowstone National Park is closed to traffic.
A Weekend in Hood River, Oregon

A Weekend in Hood River, Oregon

In spring, this town on the Columbia makes a great base for farm tours and wildflower walks.
Explore Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

Explore Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

Forest bathe with ancient redwoods in California’s far north.
Weekend Getaway in Olympia, Washington

Weekend Getaway in Olympia, Washington

The capital city welcomes winter with peak seafood and walks along Puget Sound.
Weekend Getaway in Long Beach, WA

Weekend Getaway in Long Beach, WA

Explore long stretches of gorgeous beach and fresh local shellfish on this sandy spit.
Inclusive, Accessible Playgrounds in Oregon and Idaho

Inclusive, Accessible Playgrounds in Oregon and Idaho

These playgrounds sport softer surfaces and ADA-friendly play equipment.
Great Accessible Parks in Oregon and Idaho

Great Accessible Parks in Oregon and Idaho

Visit these places for a treat for all the senses.
Things to do Around Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve

Things to do Around Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve

Spelunk the pathways of the caves and explore nearby attractions.
Southern Oregon Coast Scenic Road Trip: Coos Bay to Brookings

Southern Oregon Coast Scenic Road Trip: Coos Bay to Brookings

Travel the same road pioneers once trod upon southern Oregon's terrific coast.
Foraging on the Oregon Coast

Foraging on the Oregon Coast

Berries, mushrooms, and shellfish beckon foragers to the Oregon Coast.
What to Do in Astoria, Oregon

What to Do in Astoria, Oregon

Where the Columbia meets the wild Pacific, maritime history mingles with modern crafts and cuisine.
Things to Do in Pendleton, Oregon

Things to Do in Pendleton, Oregon

Known for rodeos and woolens, the Wild West town has underground history and Cambodian noodles too.
Weekend in Yachats, Oregon

Weekend in Yachats, Oregon

Scout for whales, hunt for agates, or quaff local microbrews in a cozy coastal haven.
Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

Want to see nature in all its wild, beautiful glory? Now is the time to head to the coast.
Driving Highway 38 to the Southern Oregon Coast

Driving Highway 38 to the Southern Oregon Coast

Follow the Umpqua to the Pacific, and you'll find historic towns and great eats along the way.