Articles by Eileen Garvin

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Insider’s Guide to Oregon Swimming Holes

June 27th, 2014

When software developer Jake Schirm moved to Oregon from San Diego eight years ago, he traded the SoCal surf culture…

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Road Trip: Florence

June 26th, 2014

The Central Coast town of Florence (pop. 8,500), set on the Siuslaw River just off of Highway 101, hasa charm all its…

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Road Trips on Oregon’s Scenic Byways

June 25th, 2014

Oregon’s outdoor recreation is boundless, especially in the summertime. And just getting to the great outdoors is…

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Cherry Time in Mosier and The Dalles

June 23rd, 2014

Sweet, easy and fun that’s why they call it cherry picking. In 2012, Oregon had 12,500 acres of cherries…

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Explore the Gorge Beer Trail

June 12th, 2014

Lewis and Clark explored it by 19th-century canoe, and Sam Hill created the Historic Columbia River Highway for curious…

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Get Dirty Farm Tours

June 10th, 2014

For some, the phrasefarm-to-table tour might bring to mind meandering through a bucolic rural scene with a…

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Oregon Dreamers: 7 Devils Brewing Company

June 6th, 2014

When Carmen Matthews and his wife, Annie Pollard, opened 7 Devils Brewing Company, he commissioned a stained glass…

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Sisters to Smith Rock Scenic Bikeway

June 6th, 2014

Oregon’s 11 official scenic bikeways curated routes chosen to showcase the best and more beautiful rides in the…

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Pacific Crest Trail Hikes

May 30th, 2014

At the opening of the book Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed writes, The…

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Gifts From the Sea

May 30th, 2014

Ben Jacobsen, a Northwest native, returned to Portland after business school abroad and noticed that something was…

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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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