Half the fun of planning a trip is planning it. Unless you hate planning trips, in which case it’s none of the fun.
If that’s you, these ready-to-go carefully curated itineraries will help you get to the being-on-your-trip part of your trip faster without spending any longer on the part you hate than necessary.
Iconic Oregon — An Old-Fashioned Road Trip
Summer in Oregon looks as if it was drawn by a child with a joyful imagination and a big box of crayons. The sky is a deep and cloudless blue, the mountains are sharp-peaked and snow-capped, the trees rise like green rockets, the spray from the…
I wanted to get out of town and try something different, some combination of physical and relaxing. A weekend in the sweet little town of Manzanita with some of my favorite women seemed like just the thing.
North Oregon Coast Electric Byway
Leave the bustling center of Portland for a journey down the Columbia River, through the Coast Range and out to the beautiful beaches and friendly towns of the Oregon Coast. This route will take you west along the Columbia River into the maritime…
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A handful of winter festivals take place along the length of the Oregon Coast, offering up food, music, natural treasures and hospitality.
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…
Rocky spires reach skyward along the beach in Bandon. Sheer cliffs meet surging waves with explosive results at Cape Arago. An otherworldly landscape of seemingly endless sand dunes, some as tall as 500-feet, spread out over two miles inland from…
Every two years, my college buddies and I (proud class of ’85) organize a golf trip.A few of us play with some regularity; for others it’s a once-every-two-years activity.While we appreciate experiencing some nice courses, these trips are…
When native Oregonian Naomi Pomeroy took home the 2014 James Beard Award for Best Chef Northwest for her intimate 24-seat restaurant, Beast, it was the culmination of many years of success. Since opening Beast in Northeast Portland in 2007, Pomeroy…