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Why we’re excited about Summer

We’re going into our third summer since opening this business, and about this time every year, I get a bit antsy for two reasons: I’m excited, and I’m totally nervous. I’m excited for the possibility to have a record setting summer of flying but nervous that people don’t care anymore, or people won’t find us…

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April 30, 2019

Why Oregon is so special

Corey here from Envi Adventures. Just yesterday I was flying back to Portland from Dallas, Texas and as we began our descent in to Portland I was looking out the window at the eastern Oregon wilderness below. Now, I know Oregon “wilderness” is nothing compared to rugged places like Alaska, or Canada. But, I was…

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April 23, 2019

4 Reasons Why You Should Book Private Airplane Rides in Portland

Hi, Corey Rust with Envi Adventures here. If you are looking for a truly unique experience that will let you tour the city of Portland in a way unlike ever before, then look no further than airplane rides with Envi Adventures that allow you a bird’s eye view of the city and scenic beauty surrounding…

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April 16, 2019

Best hikes in the Columbia River Gorge

Hey, Corey with Envi Adventures. The Columbia River Gorge is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Oregon—and possibly the entire country. The Columbia River Gorge is home to some of the most stunning natural attractions in the region, ranging from unforgettable waterfalls to rocky summits and everything you could possibly imagine in between….

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April 9, 2019

Why Flying in the Columbia River Gorge Is Unforgettable

Hey, Corey here with Envi Adventures. The Portland area is home to some of the most beautiful natural sights and attractions in the country. And while there are many Portland tours that might take you to see scenic locations such as Columbia River Gorge, no hiking tour will ever come close to matching what you’ll…

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April 2, 2019

Things to In Portland During Springtime

Things to In Portland During Springtime Hey, Corey Rust with Envi Adventures here. Springtime is one of the best times of year to visit Portland; you will be able to enjoy mild weather, beautiful sights of spring, and plenty of outdoor based attractions that are sure to get you in the mood to celebrate the…

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March 28, 2019

TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence

Corey Rust here for Envi Adventures. Yeah, that’s right…we were awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. What does that mean? Not a clue, but apparently it’s something important. No matter. We’re going to ride this wave as long as we can. In truth, this certificate means that we’re considered one of those “must-do’s” when visiting Portland. The secret to our excellence? You. None of our experiences would be possible and certainly wouldn’t improve without the valuable feedback we receive from the amazing and incredible people from all over the world that come fly with us. We’ve been given the unique opportunity to fly with people from every inhabited continent and almost every U.S. state. With visitors from Australia to South Africa, and Brazil to Ireland, we have had such a great time getting to know you awesome people. We…

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May 30, 2018

We’re turning one!

On Sunday April 1st, we will hit the one-year mark flying around Portland on private airplane tours and what a year it has been! We’ve met people from places like England, Germany, Australia, South Korea, and Denmark. We’ve hosted people from dozens of different states, and have completed nearly 280 flights so far! While that…

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May 28, 2018

New year, new views.

Hi there, Corey Rust with Envi Adventures. 2017 was a great year. Met a lot of great people, shared some great sunsets with people, and enjoyed beautiful Oregon weather through the Columbia River Gorge, over Downtown Portland, and up toward Mt. Hood. But that year is over, and we’re into 2018…as I’m sure you already…

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February 6, 2018

Unbelievably…it’s already fall and winter’s around the corner.

Hello again. Corey Rust here with Envi Adventures. Remember when you were a kid and time crawled. Especially when waiting for those exciting events like birthdays, Halloween or Christmas, school to get out. Then you grow up, you blink, and you completely miss it. Such is life. Here at Envi Adventures we’re looking back on…

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October 17, 2017

What a summer!

Corey Rust here for Envi Adventures. We have had an incredibly great summer flying so far. We’ve met some great people and have seen some really great stuff. Around here, we love flying no matter what time of year, but summer of course always makes for wonderful flights. As we continue towards the end of…

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August 9, 2017

Happy 4th!

Hey, Corey Rust here with Envi Adventures. Everybody loves the 4th of July! It’s the Christmas of summer with family and friend gatherings for barbecues, camping on the mountain, boating on the river, and everyone’s favorite…blowing up cheap Chinese made explosives. Nothing says freedom better than that. But when we think about the 4th, we…

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July 4, 2017