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.
Nosh Through Portland’s Eastside
A two-day tour of Portland’s artisan food corridor gives us the chance to taste some of the Pacific Northwest’s best and most unique flavors. Going behind the scenes, we find new respect for the chefs who think outside the typical recipe book.
Willamette Valley Winemaking, the Communal Way
The roots of a shared winery in which small, individually licensed producers crush, age and bottle their wines using the same equipment and facilities were first planted in the U.S. in Oregon, with the opening of the Carlton Winemakers…
Coffee Lover’s Guide to Oregon
Coffee isn’t just a beverage in Oregon. It’s a culture. That much is clear by the more than 200 specialty coffee shops and micro-roasters throughout the state, including 80 roasters in Portland alone. Great coffee shops are nothing new, but what…
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A convenient gateway for exploring two of the state’s most alluring regions the Willamette Valley wine country and the northern portion of the Oregon Coast Portland is itself one of the hottest culinary and design cities in the country.…
For visitors who enjoy sampling local ales, wines and spirits when they travel, the Wild Rivers Coast offers several stops between Brookings and Coos Bay that shouldn’t be missed. Starting in Brookings and continuing north to Coos Bay, this trail…
It’s a warm morning as we prepare the rafts and drift boats for our four-day journey through the Lower Owyhee Canyonlands. Individuals, families and outfitters alike have come here to run the 67-mile stretch of river from Rome to Leslie Gulch. For…
Known for skiing and snowboarding, Mt. Hood Skibowl is is also a hot spot for another family fun adventure: cosmic tubing, which turns the hill into a sort of icy dance floor lit up by 600,000 LED lights, black lights, lasers and more.
What are your favorite winter activities on Oregon’s North Coast? Whether you enjoy experiencing the raw forces of nature in our bountiful parks and beaches, or searching for treasures in the many shops and galleries, you’ll inevitably want to…