The Best Place to Celebrate Earth Day

The Best Place to Celebrate Earth Day

The Best Place to Celebrate Earth Day

The Best Place to Celebrate Earth Day

One of the best parts of living in Clackamas are all the beautiful parks and open areas that are under a half-hour drive from the Sunnyside Village Apartments! This Earth Day, why not make a day out of a visit to Mount Talbert Nature Park? The forested mountain features not only fun activities and exciting wildlife, but great views as well.

Mount Talbert Nature Park is one of the coolest parks in the area, as it stands in stark contrast to the bustling neighborhoods around it. If you are looking to break a sweat this Earth Day, you will love the miles of trails, which range in difficulty. The summit features fantastic views, so be sure to bring a camera. The park also features a peaceful prairie and picnic areas, so relaxation is always a viable option at the park! Relaxing can also provide you with a chance to watch for native wildlife and examine local plants.

With so much to do, you will be able to return to Mount Talbert Nature Park weekend after weekend! The park is located at 10945 SE Mather Road, Clackamas, OR, just a twenty-minute drive from the Sunnyside Village Apartments in Clackamas, OR.

Top Place to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

Apartments in Clackamas

Top Place to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

Apartments in Clackamas

Saint Patrick’s Day is an excellent opportunity to get out with your friends and family and celebrate all that Ireland has provided us with. And where’s the best place to celebrate the upcoming holiday? At an Irish pub! This weekend, why not visit Maher’s Irish Pub in Lake Oswego for their fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival!

This year, Maher’s Irish Pub’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival will be held all weekend long, beginning each day at 11 am! Each day there will be Irish dancers, bands, and bagpipers all day long, providing entertainment for everyone. If you would like to bring any children along, make sure to bring them in the afternoon because once the sun goes down it is adults only! In addition to the entertainment and other activities, Maher’s will be serving up what they do best: traditional Irish food and drink! Regulars highly recommend the Saint Patrick’s Irish Meatloaf or the Guinness Irish Stew. But make sure to save room for the Bailey’s Chocolate Cheese Cake!

What are you waiting for? Make a plan to attend Maher’s Irish Pub’s Fourth Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Festival this weekend! Maher’s is located at 352 B Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR 97034, just twenty minutes from the Sunnyside Village Apartments in Clackamas, OR.

Fall Activities Near Clackamas

Fall Activities

Fall Activities Near Clackamas

 

Planning Fall activities? We have just the things for you and your family and friends. Celebrate one of the most beautiful seasons before Fall passes us by! Pick pumpkins straight from the vine at Bushues Family pumpkin patch, take a hayride around the farm, eat delicious food, or go on a super spooky trail that will give you the goosebumps! These Fall activities are great to spend some time with family and friends and create new memories! Don’t forget your camera.

  1. Bushues Family Pumpkin Patch is located nearby right in Boring, Oregon. A great farm pumpkin patch giving the wonderful experience of the fall season to kids of all ages. Have you ever picked a pumpkin right from the vine? No? Well, now is your chance to hop on the hayride and pick your pumpkin straight from the vine!
  2. Pumpkin Run – Run into the new season Saturday, September 30th through Tuesday, October 31, every day from 10 am- 6 pm. Explore the hay pyramid, enjoy tasty food, and pet the furry friends!
  3. Halloween Fantasy Trail – Do you like to explore trails and see new things? The Halloween Fantasy Trail is here to give you new “spooky sights” through tunnels, mazes, and a crooked house!

 

Get Ready for Labor Day Weekend!

Labor Day weekend is coming up, so it’s a time for many to get ready for relaxation and recharging during your much-needed break from work.

If you’re the outdoorsy type who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of noisy city life, there’s always the beautiful Mount Talbert Nature Park! Perched on top of extinct volcanoes, there are incredibly tall trees surrounding the four miles of trails. It’s also not uncommon to see deer, woodpeckers, and other wildlife during your trek in the woods. Take a rest in one of the many picnic areas for a bite! If you’re wanting to stay indoors instead, check out the Aquatic Park in North Clackamas. Completely indoors away from the elements, you can take the family for a swim! There’s surfing, swimming, slides, plus more!

From all of us here at Sunnyside Village apartments, we hope you have a very fun and safe holiday weekend!

Weekend Destinations

Weekend destinations are always good for when you want to do something different and fun but not a lot of time to do it in. Clackamas, OR has a plethora of things to offer in the way of weekend fun!

For instance, if you’re into history, there’s the Philip Foster Farm. His farm was a welcome sight to weary travelers of the Oregon Trail, and you’ll learn all about him and the way of life of those long before us! There’s also the Museum of the Oregon Territory. There’s plenty of exhibits there on the local history of Clackamas County from the 19th and 20th centuries to the present. Educational and fun for the entire family! If you’re just wanting to keep things chilled out and want to enjoy nature, stop by Little Zigzag Falls. It has plenty of nature and wildlife trails, plus the falls are absolutely beautiful!

We know you’ll find something you’ll enjoy close to home in Clackamas, OR for your weekend destination!