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When it rains…go outside

Like it or not, rain is a regular in Oregon. I think that’s pretty well known and established. But just because it rains doesn’t mean you just sit inside and mope about. In Portland, our summers are usually incredibly pleasant with temperatures rolling over that 100º mark (thankfully). That’s not to say it doesn’t get…

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August 13, 2019

Favorite summer time hikes

Hey there. Corey with Envi Adventures here. If you like the smell of crisp, fresh water, a gentle breeze, and the warmth of a setting sun, then a summertime hike in the Columbia River Gorge is just what you need. Whether you’re from Portland, Oregon or just visiting, a hike is a great way to…

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August 5, 2019

Coming together for a great cause.

On Thursday May 23rd, we hosted our summer kickoff party with Dollar For. If you don’t know who they are, that’s fine, but you should get acquainted.   People were excited to get the chance to go on a flight for $15 per person, and that excitement brought people an hour early…which is always a very good sign that the event will be a good success. From 5:45 on, people kept rolling in purchasing flights, raffle tickets, and dipping their card for a great cause– raising money for Dollar For. Dollar For helps to forgive medical debts for people in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Jared Walker is the man behind the cause and he has helped raise nearly a million dollars in 2019! Way to go, Jared. On Thursday night, we added $8,000 to that bucket, and we couldn’t…

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May 28, 2019

Even when the weather sucks…

Believe it or not, it tends to rain in Portland from time to time. I know…shocking. But that doesn’t (usually) stop us from doing what we do. Just for your information, we have a 94% completion rate of all of our flights. The only reason we have to cancel/reschedule is due to high winds or…

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May 16, 2019

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

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

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

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