Articles by Eileen Garvin

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7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 9, Baker City to Joseph

March 1st, 2015

Day 9: Baker City to Joseph and the Wallowas (Driving time: 112 miles/2.5 hours) Get ready for your fifth Wonder! Today…

Hells Canyon

7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 10, the Wallowas

March 1st, 2015

Day 10: The Wallowas Take this day to explore in and around the majestic Wallowa Mountains. Start in the town of Joseph…


7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 11, Joseph to Hood River

March 1st, 2015

Day 11: Joseph to Hood River (Driving time: 268 miles/4.5 hours) Goodbye, Wallowas; hello, Columbia River Gorge! Get…

Trillium Lake

7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 12, Hood River to Mt. Hood

March 1st, 2015

Day 12: Hood River to Mt. Hood to Troutdale (Driving time: 145 miles/3 hours) Get ready for your seventh Wonder:…


7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 13, Mt. Hood to the Willamette Valley

March 1st, 2015

Day 13: Troutdale to the Willamette Valley Bid farewell to the Gorge with a hike through the Sandy River Delta in…


Last-Minute Spring Break Trips

February 27th, 2015

You made 25 valentines for your son’s class and cut out shamrocks for your daughter’s St. Patrick’s Day Party. It…

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Road Trip: Brownsville

February 26th, 2015

Located about halfway between Eugene and Salem, the charming town of Brownsville (pop. 1,686) offers a surprising…

Oregon Story

Road Trip: Sisters

February 26th, 2015

When you pull into the Old West town of Sisters, you’ll feel like you’re making a getaway. This friendly little…

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Cowboy Camp

February 24th, 2015

Our trip to the Steens Mountain Guest Ranch ruined a few things for me: my favorite pair of jeans and my notion of what…

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Celebrate Hood River’s Cider Scene

February 24th, 2015

Spring is here, and that means an explosion of pink and white blossoms in the orchards of the Hood River Valley. But…

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About Author Eileen Garvin

Eileen Garvin lives and writes in Hood River. When she’s not hunched over her keyboard or digging in the garden, you can find her mountain biking, kiteboarding, hiking, skiing or camping somewhere in Oregon.

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