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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In Southeastern Oregon, far from the state’s signature moss-dripped forests, lies one of the most remote stretches of the American West. Only three paved roads cut across the Owyhee Canyonlands, a region of undulant sagebrush hills, rivers and…
Considering that the Willamette Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA) has 400 wineries and six sub-AVAs within its borders, it might take a lifetime to visit all the tasting rooms and vineyards in this rich region. Many of the most dedicated…
A two-day tour of Portland’s artisan food corridor
Some facts about Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. It’s the deepest river gorge in North America; it’s 8,000 vertical feet in the deepest portions; it includes more than 215,000 acres of wilderness; and it’s not for sissies. One of Oregon…
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.