Articles by Chris Santella

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Canyon Song

Oregon Camping 101

May 9th, 2016

With thousands of miles of backcountry beautyto explore, Oregon is the perfectplace for camping getaways. You can…

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Buddies, Birdies, Brews and Bend

September 9th, 2015

Every two years, my college buddies and I (proud class of ’85) organize a golf trip.A few of us play with some…

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Adventures Across Oregon

August 20th, 2015

Ethan and Wendy (who calls herself a recovering legal assistant, having worked for 12 years at a Portland law…

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Chasing Rainbows on the Deschutes

July 1st, 2015

Most fly-fishers agree that central Oregon’s Lower Deschutes River with its native rainbow trout and steelhead …

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Golf the 7 Gems of Oregon

April 10th, 2015

With nearly 200 public golf courses ranging from surf side links to desert oases, Oregon attracts traveling foursomes…

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Biking Chief Joseph Country

October 23rd, 2012

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Chris Santella’s new book, Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die,…

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Golf and Spa Escape

March 8th, 2012

My wife Deidre is at best an indifferent striker of the golf ball. I find a driving range visit more relaxing than the…

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About Author Chris Santella

Chris Santella is a freelance writer and marketing consultant based in Portland. He is the author of 11 books, including the "Fifty Places" series from Stewart, Tabori & Chang, which has 500,000 hard cover copies in print. His most recent book is Fifty Places To Bike Before You Die. Chris is a regular contributor to The New York Times, Trout, Fly Rod & Reel and a number of other fly fishing and golf periodicals. He's a founding member of, a golf and travel website.

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