Road Trip: Sisters

When you pull into the Old West town of Sisters, you’ll feel like you’re making a getaway. This friendly little outpost in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains draws visitors for its profound natural beauty as well as annual celebrations like the Sisters Rodeo (celebrating 75 years in June 2015), the Sisters Quilt Show (held…

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Sisters

Named for the trio of towering peaks to its west, Sisters is a vibrant, artsy community with a charming 1880s facades and small-town ambience.

Fun stays here year-round, with camping and fishing nearby at Suttle Lake and 800 acres of family-friendly ski terrain at Hoodoo Ski Area. In the summer, it’s all about the annual Sisters Rodeo. But you don’t need a season to taste all of the restaurants’ savory flavors — or soak in America’s first beer spa here.

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