Articles by Eileen Garvin

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Unplug the Family Road Trip

March 14th, 2013

Remember the old-fashioned family road trip before the iPhone, Kindle and Facebook when you just fought over the radio…

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Spring Spout Spotting

March 12th, 2013

It’s spring break for the gray whales on the Oregon Coast as they start their swim north to summer waters. The 12,000…

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Spring Star Parties

March 1st, 2013

On March 20, with the North and South poles at equal distance from the sun, day and night will be the same length. In…

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Portland 101

February 28th, 2013

It’s been called the City of Roses, the City of Bridges, Rip City, Portlandia and Beervana. As its nicknames suggest,…


Road Trip: Milton-Freewater

February 28th, 2013

With spring on the horizon and blues skies in the forecast, it’s time for a road trip! Head east for wide open spaces…

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Barbey Maritime Center’s Sam Johnson

February 27th, 2013

Most people looked at the old Astoria Railroad Depot and saw a neglected building. But Sam Johnson, executive director…

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Big Bottom Whiskey’s Ted Pappas

February 13th, 2013

Ted Pappas will tell you his love affair with whiskey started early. When he was a boy in North Carolina, his dad owned…

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Cheese Time

February 11th, 2013

What’s better than a bit of Oregon cheese? How about all of it in one place? The Oregon Cheese Festival will take…

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Road Trip: Bend

January 30th, 2013

If you’re fatigued by the long corridor of winter, we suggest you put a bend (or just Bend) in your travel plans. Set…

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Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center’s Gwen Trice

January 28th, 2013

Growing up in La Grande in the 1960s, Gwen Trice always loved the beauty of nearby Wallowa County. But she only…

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About Author Eileen Garvin

Eileen Garvin is the editor of Travel Oregon’s Seasonal Features, enewsletters and annual visitor guide. When she’s not cooking up trip ideas, Oregon Dreamer profiles and outdoor adventures to write about, she’s out exploring Oregon.


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