Seasonal Features Autumn

Autumn in Oregon brings the surprise of sunny days and crisp evenings. Forests and parks are a festival of color, and there’s no end of ways to enjoy the season. Feast your way around Portland with advice from James Beard Award-winner Naomi Pomeroy.
Round up your buddies for a golf trip to Bend. Get inspired by craft spirits that honor U.S. veterans and by the third generation of a Native family fishing on the Columbia River. Plan a romantic getaway or a family retreat. Happy autumn!
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    Brigham Sisters Carry on Family Tradition

    Native fishing family opens Cascade Locks market.

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    Cozy Fall Getaways

    Fall foliage, fine dining and beach combing

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    Craft Distillery Honors U.S. Vets

    4 Spirits Distillery remembers the fallen, celebrates survivors.

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    Buddies, Birdies, Brews and Bend

    Guys’ reunion takes in the greens and ambers of Central Oregon.

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    Naomi Pomeroy’s Beastly Dining Guide

    Tastes of town with Beast’s chef

Enjoy the Season Stories from Autumn

five of 56 Stories about Autumn in Oregon
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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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    Farm Fresh

    written by Lucy Burningham on August 1st, 2014

    In Oregon, chefs and farmers collaborate to put the freshest ingredients on the table. Take Cathy Whims, the James Beardnominated chef from Portland’s Nostrana restaurant, who thrives on using high-quality local foods in her regional…

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    Face Rock Creamery

    written by Eileen Garvin on July 28th, 2014

    In June 2013, the town saw the revival of its long tradition of artisan cheese with the opening of the Face Rock Creamery. Greg Drobot, who relocated to Bandon for a job, fell in love with the town, stayed, and now owns the company. Drobot had…

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    Portland’s Bike and Brew Tour

    written by Lucy Burningham on July 28th, 2014

    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…

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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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