Seasonal Features Autumn

From the bounty of harvest to the festive colors of the foliage, autumn in Oregon is a feast for all of your senses. And with surprisingly sunny days and crisp evenings, there’s no end of ways to enjoy the season.
In Portland, nosh through the Eastside’s artisan corridor. Tour the scenic South Willamette Valley wineries. Embark on a fly-fishing expedition. Sample the sweetness of local honey. And escape into the remote Owyhee Canyonlands.
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    Wild Beauty in the Owyhee Canyonlands

    Hiking, rafting and camping in a desert wonderland

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    South Willamette Valley Wineries

    A sojourn for the soul

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    Nosh Through Portland’s Eastside

    A two-day tour of Portland’s artisan food corridor

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    Adventures Across Oregon

    Oregon dreamers Ethan and Wendy Barrow chart a new life

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    Bee Local’s Sustainably Sweet Honey

    Damian Magista’s honey captures the flavors of Oregon

Enjoy the Season Stories from Autumn

five of 62 Stories about Autumn in Oregon
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    Fall Festival Fun in the Willamette Valley

    written by Eileen Garvin on August 27th, 2015

    There is a season, turn, turn, turn. And when it’s fall in the Willamette Valley, our thoughts turn to changing leaves, fall bounty, fresh hopped beers and special events that bring friends and family together. Don’t miss these seasonal…

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    Tasty Road Trip: Southern Oregon

    written by Anne Parker on November 19th, 2014

    As a native Oregonian (born and raised in the Coast Range and then Eugene), I grew up with my parents taking my sisters and I camping every summer for vacation. We’d always go to the same couple spots we loved, but since moving to Portland…

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    Vines, Wines and Fall Color

    written by Grant McOmie on November 7th, 2014

    Oregon is famous hiking country and it’s noted for its delicious wines as well so it’s rewarding to find vineyards and wineries where the Oregon outdoors takes center stage. The fall season provides a fine time to connect with small family…

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    Brigham Sisters Carry on Family Tradition

    written by Tina Lassen on September 2nd, 2014

    Terrie Brigham and her sister, Kim Brigham-Campbell, 41, members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, are sharing their generations-old family tradition with the public. In February they opened the Brigham Fish Market in…

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    Cozy Fall Getaways

    written by Eileen Garvin on September 2nd, 2014

    From the vibrant Painted Hills to the cool Coast and from the Columbia River Gorge to the high desert of Central Oregon, cozy fall getaways are yours for the taking.

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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.

    Answered by Debbie Lusk, Ask Oregon Expert
    Written on January 25th, 2012
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