7 Wonders in Winter
An Oregonian’s guide to the 7 Wonders during the chilly months
Having lived in Oregon my entire life, I can say for certain that there are countless reasons to love this beautiful state in every season — but this is especially true in winter.
During the colder months, days may get shorter and chillier, but that doesn’t mean Oregon’s 7 Wonders are any less wonderful. In fact, many locals will tell you that you’ll experience them in a more intimate way: Crowds thin, trails clear and the pace of things slows. Meanwhile, the natural features remain amazingly beautiful, from the snowy mountain peaks to the gusty ocean shores to all of the wild deserts and forests and rivers in between.
So come along with me for a local’s tour of some of my favorite sights and destinations around the 7 Wonders during the snowy, frosty season.
about author Kim Cooper Findling
Kim Cooper Findling grew up on the Oregon Coast and became a Central Oregon girl in the mid-90s, taking in the sunny skies and never looking back (except a few wistful glances at the ocean). She is the editor of “Cascade Journal” and the author of “Day Trips From Portland: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler” and “Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir.” Catch her around the state sampling microbrews, hiking river trails, revisiting the ocean, taking silly pictures with her iPhone and hanging out with her family.
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