Seasonal Features Autumn

Rich fall days just beg us to stay outside and play. There are so many ways to enjoy this golden season in Oregon. Take a two-wheeled tour of Portland’s brew culture or explore the wineries in the scenic Columbia River Gorge.
Spend the night in a beautiful historic hotel, or taste the coast’s artisan cheese tradition at Face Rock Creamery. Get to know the mother-daughter team behind some of the state’s best grass-fed beef. Happy autumn!
  1. Timberline Lodge: A Sense of Place

    Celebrating 75 years on Mt. Hood

  2. Family Fun on the Three Capes Scenic Loop

    A weekend of beach, boats and bird-watching

  3. Oregon’s Grand Old Hotels

    Spend the night in a historic treasure.

  4. 6 Ranch Grass-Fed Beef

    Mother-daughter enterprise values tradition and sustainability.

  5. Face Rock Creamery

    Bandon sees a tasty revival.

Enjoy the Season Stories from Autumn

five of 49 Stories about Autumn in Oregon
  1. Cascades Lakes Scenic Byway

    • Distance: 66 Miles (106 Kilometers)
    • Minimum Driving Time: 3-5 Hours
    • Best Time to Drive: June-October (the Road Closes Beyond Mt. Bachelor In Winter)

    Round a bend to find Mt. Bachelor looming larger than lifeand find its image perfectly reflected in a mile-high lake aroundanother bendand you’ll understand why Scenic Americanamed the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway one of the nation’s…

  2. Wines of the Gorge

    written by Tina Lassen on August 28th, 2013

    The Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association advertises a world of wine in 40 miles, and it’s a fitting slogan. The unique geography of the Gorge creates a surprising array of microclimates and soils in a relatively compact corridor.

  3. Portland’s Bike and Brew Tour

    written by Lucy Burningham on August 28th, 2013

    Beer and bike cultures naturally overlap, and not just because beer tastes great after a long ride. Exploring the city’s beer scene through pedal power is an unforgettable experience. Not only can you indulge in two of Portland’s greatest…

  4. Hiking for Foliage & History in the Tillamook State Forest

    written by Grant McOmie on October 12th, 2012

    When summer’s glorious colors have faded and an amber glow wraps around the land, I am especially fond of the trips that breeze along some of Oregon’s finer roadways on a crisp October afternoon. When it comes to fall colors in the Oregon Coast…

  5. Riding the Old West Scenic Bikeway

    written by Laura Crawford on August 29th, 2012

    There’s a little-known secret about cycling in Oregon: Some of the best riding in the state isn’t in Portland or even along the Pacific Coast. You have to cross the Cascade Mountains and head into the open country of Eastern Oregon, where cows…

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  1. Any travel (food, lodging, wine tours) suggestions for the Thanksgiving weekend in Williamette Valley?

    Thanksgiving is probably my most favorite time of year in the Willamette Valley. The leaves are in full fall color and it's cool enough outdoors that a B & B would provide the coziest stay. Many B & B's are taking guests over the Thanksgiving holiday. You can find one by checking out the FB page Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild. Also, check this link.

    Written on January 25th, 2012
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