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Oregon’s Holiday Table

written by Eileen Garvin on December 7th, 2015

Oregon offers a rich store of raw ingredients from all corners of the state. From grass-fed beef on the Eastern plains…


Winter Getaways

written by Eileen Garvin on November 20th, 2015

Wintertime brings shorter days, darker nights and cold flurries of snow. We love playing outside in winter, but it’s…


Winter Fun in Central Oregon

written by Eileen Garvin on October 30th, 2015

Fire and ice, dogs and kids, stars and snow. Winter in Central Oregon has all the right ingredients for some serious…


Buddies, Birdies, Brews and Bend

written by Chris Santella on 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…

We want to tour craft breweries in Oregon; what cities should we visit?

Good news, there are at least six Oregon cities to visit with amazing beer — but that may count as bad news, too. Here they are, with my best-bets for breweries: Portland. They don't call it "Beervana" for nuthin. There are scores of breweries …

Summer Ale Trail

written by Eileen Garvin on June 10th, 2015

Sunshine, trail time, lazy rivers and late-night campfires: that’s what an Oregon summer looks like. Now find out…


Delicious Food Carts in Bend

written by Nicole Meier on May 28th, 2015

As the warmer months approach in Central Oregon, folks are eager to get out and enjoy some outdoor dining. A perfect…


Explore the Wonders of Newberry National Volcanic Monument

written by Eileen Garvin on May 12th, 2015

Standing on the summit of 500-foot Lava Butte south of Bend is to be grounded in Oregon’s volcanic past. This 7,000…


A Taste of (All) of Oregon’s Breweries

written by Brian Yaeger on December 5th, 2014

Editor’s note: the following is an excerpt from the new bookOregon Breweries, a guidebook to all of Oregon&…


Newberry Crater

written by Grant McOmie on August 8th, 2014

When the mood to move strikes my family, there’s no better way to celebrate summer than packing up and moving out…


High Desert Brews

written by Greg Robeson and Jimmy Seifrit on July 30th, 2014

Jimmy Seifrit got the brewing bug early on, while growing up in Philadelphia. An urge to move west, specifically to a…


Road Trips on Oregon’s Scenic Byways

written by Eileen Garvin on June 25th, 2014

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


Oregon Dreamers: 7 Devils Brewing Company

written by Eileen Garvin on June 6th, 2014

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


Oregon’s Sustainable Breweries

written by Eileen Garvin on May 28th, 2014

In Oregon, not only do we have great beer to drink, we have beer you can feel great about drinking. Whether they’re…


The Tale of the Ale Trail

written by Eileen Garvin on February 28th, 2014

We’re standing in the rain on the edge of the Deschutes National Forest looking at a 10-foot section of a spruce…


Smith Rock

Smith Rock State Park Terrebonne, OR 97760

At Smith Rock, towers of volcanic ash rise like the spires of a cathedral out of the sage and dust of the high desert…

Ice skaters move around the public ice rink in Downtown Redmond at dusk.

A Winter Wonderland in Central Oregon

written by Emily Forsha on November 18th, 2013

Visit Central Oregon in the winter and experience the sunshine, blue skies and dry, deep powder at Mt. Bachelor in Bend…


Snowshoeing in Central Oregon

written by Eileen Garvin on November 14th, 2013

If you’ve never tried snowshoeing, here are three reasons to put it on your to-do list this winter: 1) You can often…


Ride Tualatin Valley and Madras Mountain Views

written by Eileen Garvin on July 17th, 2013

Oregon cyclists have two more reasons to raise their water bottles and cheer. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department …

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20 Favorite Oregon Hikes

written by Cari Soong on May 1st, 2013

What are the best hikes in Oregon? It’s one of the most difficult and most frequently-asked questions I get…


Grant’s Getaways: 101 Oregon Adventures

written by Eileen Garvin on April 22nd, 2013

Nobody knows Oregon quite like Grant McOmie does. The author and outdoor reporter has covered the state of Oregon for…


Road Trip: Bend

written by Eileen Garvin on 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…


Cozy Winter Getaways

written by Eileen Garvin on November 28th, 2012

Bring on the snowstorms, cold temperatures and even the rain! One thing we love about Oregon winters is our great…


Adventures in Beer and Coffee

written by Emily Engdahl on November 26th, 2012

Oregon offers a multitude of tempting weekend activities. When faced with a four-day weekend, I went in search of my…


The Eagles Have Landed

written by Eileen Garvin on November 13th, 2012

It’s the national bird, but it’s also a state tourist. Every winter, bald eagles flock to Oregon from Canada and…

We are thinking of doing a road trip through Oregon for 2 weeks in early July 2013. We’re most interested in mountain / wildlife scenery in Oregon and coastal and wine experiences. We would also like to know if it is easy to do this by motorhome rather than car? – Gill W., Cardiff, Wales.

I believe I can give you some great ideas on how you can road trip your way around Oregon and see as much as possible in two weeks! First of all, let me say that either way you choose to travel, you will love it. I personally would love a road trip v…

‘Tis the Season for Seasonal Beer

written by Eileen Garvin on October 9th, 2012

Autumn in Oregon is filled with rich ambers, ochres and browns, and we’re not talking about the forests. It’s fall…

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Hidden Treasures of Oregon Rafting

written by Adam Smith on August 21st, 2012

There you are, paddles up, floating in silence. A speckle-breasted osprey circling overhead peers into the pristine…


Summer Sipping for the Gluten Free

written by Eileen Garvin on August 7th, 2012

In Oregon, the land of culinary magic, it seems like some sort of gustatory justice is due to the gluten free eaters…

All Star Rafting

PO Box 120 Maupin, OR 97037

Offering half, full and multi-day whitewater rafting adventures on the Rogue, Deschutes, White Salmon, Clackamas, and…

The Deschutes Angler

504 Deschutes Ave Maupin, OR 97037

Whether you have been planning your trip for months or you are just passing through the area, our fly shop is designed…


Trail Talk with Terry Richard

written by Eileen Garvin on July 11th, 2012

Sunshine and snow melt mean open season for backpacking. We decided to talk to Terry Richard, who has been writing…


Lake Billy Chinook

written by Grant McOmie on June 28th, 2012

Many of us enjoy taking our homes on the road in summer whether in a tent, trailer or recreational vehicle –…


Summer Brews and News

written by Eileen Garvin on June 6th, 2012

Oh, summer! What’s better than a cold beer after a day on the trail, on the water or justwandering the neighborhood…

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 Cascades! Bend's Drake Park is lovely this time of year. Trees with fall foliage by the river. Good excuse to grab lunch downtown, too…

Oregon Dreamers

written by Lucy Burningham on January 12th, 2012

Jamie Floyd put down deep roots in the Eugene community during the early 90s as an undergrad at the University of…


Our Top Ten “Most Read” Stories for 2011

written by Mo Sherifdeen on December 30th, 2011

Whether we’re sipping the perfect Oregon pinot, skiing fresh powder, or traveling down Highway 101 on the coast…

Meet Ask Oregon Ambassador Jeff Alworth

written by Mo Sherifdeen on November 9th, 2011

Editor’s Note: We recently unveiledAsk Oregon, a program that allows travelers to ask “Oregon Experts&…


Riverhouse on the Deschutes

3075 N. Business 97 Bend, OR 97703

Riverhouse on the Deschutes is centrally located  in Bend, Oregon. Recently completed a $10 million dollar…


Hit Oregon Bounty’s Tasting Trail

written by Eileen Garvin on September 30th, 2011

Ok, foodies. We know what you are up to. Always on the hunt for what’s fresh local veggies or just-plucked…


Journey Through Time Scenic Byway

  • Distance: 286 M / 460 Km
  • Minimum Driving Time: 8-10 Hours
  • Best Time to Drive: Year Round

Uncommonly rich in history, the Byway reveals tales of pioneers, towns boomed and busted and creatures that wandered…

Browns Crossing Trail

This short trail follows a closed road from Brown's Crossing of the Deschutes to the Crane Prairie reservoir dam,…

Metolius River Basin

The health of the Metolius Basin can be measured by its compliment of diverse self-sustaining wild trout. These are…

Columbia Steelheading On The Rise

written by Andy Walgamott on July 25th, 2011

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of blog posts on summer steelheading on the Lower Columbia River and…


Willamette National Forest

The Willamette National Forest offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities during summer and winter months. Its…

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Mountain Biking and Beer? The Perfect Vacation

written by Melanie Fisher on March 25th, 2011

When we bought Cog Wild Mountain Bike Tours six years ago we wanted to create a tour that would really allow our…


Craft Beers and River Trips!

written by Zach Collier on March 21st, 2011

Oregon has definitely made a name for herself in the microbrew industry, so it may notcome as a shock that these…

Snow, Glorious Snow

written by Mikhael Romain on January 12th, 2011

On the mountain, skis and snowboards reign supreme, but it’s high time snowshoes and sleds had their day in the…

Snowy Adventures

written by Mikhael Romain on October 27th, 2010

We’re still enjoying fall throughout most of the state, but snow has started to fall on our mountains and there&…


A Fine Time at Five Pine

written by Kim Cooper Findling on September 20th, 2010

Five Pine Lodge in Sisters opened in 2006 and pretty much immediately took over several romantic-getaway-type top-ten…

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