Articles by Kim Cooper Findling

ten of 38 Articles
  Category Content Type

Four Slept in the Cuckoo’s Nest

July 25th, 2012

The Sylvia Beach Hotelmay have been founded on the lofty spines of great literature, but the cool Newport bed and…

Oregon Story

Hiking in a Desert Paradise

May 25th, 2012

Perched on Wildhorse Lake Overlook at the top of Steens Mountain, I found myself wondering why, exactly, I should…

, , , , , , Itinerary

Sand Lily Lovin’ in Central Oregon

May 22nd, 2012

Spring comes to Central Oregon a bit later than other parts of the state. Our elevation and easterly location in the…

, Oregon Story

We are planning a trip to Oregon. We will spend a week on the coast, I believe near Newport. Then we plan to move inland. Which location would be best – Welches or Bend?

Hello! I am not going to make any claims about “better” because I truly love this entire state, but Central…

May 7th, 2012- Post Your Answer
Ask Oregon

Planing on going to Bend next weekend. Know any good nature places to go to with a nice view?

There are many nature places with great views around here! Some of my favorites are covered in snow at the moment &…

February 17th, 2012- Post Your Answer
Ask Oregon
Ask Oregon

Any suggestions on what I should stop and get pics of enroute to LaPine? What is great that direction this time of year?

Smith Rock is stunning, as are Dillon&Benham Falls on the Deschutes. Detour up Century Drive to view the snowy…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
Ask Oregon
, Ask Oregon

Tony Smiley Rocks the House

February 3rd, 2012

It’s going to sound clichd to say so, but you haven’t lived until you’ve seen Tony Smiley play…

, Oregon Story

Oregon Dreamer

December 2nd, 2011

As a young man, Don Kerr described himself as a “desert rat.” Raised in Portland, he entered Oregon State…

, , , , , Oregon Story

About Author Kim Cooper Findling

Kim Cooper Findling grew up on the Oregon Coast but became a Central Oregon girl in the mid-90s, taking in the sunny skies and never looking back (expect a few wistful glances at the ocean). She is the editor of “Central Oregon Magazine” and the author of “Day Trips From Portland: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler” and “Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir.” Catch her around the state sampling microbrews, hiking river trails, taking silly pictures with her iPhone, and camping with her husband and two daughters in the family tent trailer, Brutus.

css.php
Close

Sign up for the

Travel Oregon

Newsletter

Stay in touch and get the inside scoop for your next Oregon adventure. We'll deliver Oregon stories, itineraries, contests and ideas of where to eat + drink and get outdoors and explore - right to your inbox, every month.

Success! You're all signed up to receive Oregon trip ideas delivered right to your inbox.

Hmm, something went wrong, please try later.

can't wait to hear from us?

Follow us Online