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.
The Beauty of the Falls
Crashing, boiling, breathtaking, roaring. These are the words used by writers, poets and travelers to describe the waterfalls of Oregon. What’s harder to capture is our fascination with these powerful cascading streams that spill out of the wooded…
A Weekend in the Wild West
Until last week I had never really experienced the Wild West. In fact, the closest I’ve been to homesteading was helping gather eggs from my friend’s urban chicken coop (and when I say helping, I really mean watching her do it). However,…
Jim Prosser, Winemaker with a Wild Side: Jim Prosser makes Pinot Noir at J.K. Carriere in the Willamette Valley. He didn’t always. Jim grew upequal parts free and reckless where the Cascade Mountains meet the high desert in Central Oregon. There…
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Most fly-fishers agree that central Oregon’s Lower Deschutes River with its native rainbow trout and steelhead is a world-class fishery. When the annual salmon fly hatch begins in late May, it becomes a see-it-to-believe-it experience.
Cider has been a growing presence in restaurants and on grocery shelves, a potion sitting at the nexus where artisanal beverages meet the farm-to-table movement. Curiously, Portland and the Willamette Valley have been the center of the cider world…
Active young families are made of energetic kids and parents who want to get their fill of adventure. Enter the North Umpqua River, the best place to make it all happen: awesome camping, adult- and kid-friendly recreation, and a scenic wilderness…
Oregon cyclists gravitate to gravel rides to escape the hustle and bustle of cities without going too deep into the wild. It’s about solace and scenery, a great workout and quiet roads.
The Rogue River isn’t just your average 215-mile river starting at Crater Lake in Southern Oregon and ending at the Pacific Ocean; it was one of the first eight rivers to receive the Congressional designation of Wild and Scenic when that law…