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.
Wild for Mountain Biking
Spring has arrived, and the high desert singletrack is calling you out of hibernation. Join Lev Stryker, owner of Bend-based Cog Wild Bicycle Tours, for a scenic introduction to mountain biking in sunny Central Oregon. Stryker and friends travel the…
The New Old West
Take a closer look into the town of Sisters and you’ll find art galleries, gourmet restaurants, plush accommodations and young entrepreneurs occupying its western storefronts. Beyond the town is an outdoor playground illuminated by 300 days of…
Ascending the curves of the Historic Columbia River Highway west of The Dalles, we passed a massive boulder field and columns of native basalt.
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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…