Travel Oregon Visitor Guide

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TRAVEL OREGON VISITOR GUIDE

2024-2025

Find your center

Whether it’s our majestic mountains, sun-drenched high desert, secluded forests, mysterious caves or pristine rivers and lakes, one thing rings true. When you come to Central Oregon, you’ll find yourself at the center of it all. Find what’s important to you at visitcentraloregon.com.

Welcome to Oregon

When you think of Oregon, you might picture craggy coastlines, snowy peaks and steely blue lakes tucked into forests of really big trees. That’s true, of course, but Oregon is so much more.

Nearly 111,000 miles/178,637 kilometers of cool and clean rivers run within its borders, with many of those miles so special, they make up a third of the country’s designated Wild and Scenic rivers system. Oregon has more backcountry roads than any other state, making it an ideal place to ponder a cosmos shimmering through some of the darkest skies in the world, including the newly designated Oregon Outback International Dark Sky Sanctuary. It has canyonlands and calderas, hot springs and lava fields. Add in marvels like Crater Lake National Park (pictured on cover), 363 miles/ 584 kilometers of public coastline and a sweeping sagebrush steppe, and it’s no wonder that Oregonians are so passionate about keeping the environment pristine. Anchoring it all are its creative, thoughtful people who’ve built vibrant, diverse communities ready to welcome travelers of all stripes with unforgettable destinations, fantastic cuisine, and world-class wine and craft beer.

Experiencing Oregon’s bounty couldn’t be easier, with a deep roster of qualified guides to show you the inside scoop. You can book all-inclusive adventures or find ways to make your stay regenerative by volunteering to clean beaches or restore trails. Oregon takes great pride in creating inclusive spaces for all. There are accessible paths and assistive beach devices like Mobi-mats and track wheelchairs to help everyone enjoy the sand. Tours and exhibits highlight the voices of tribal communities, Black pioneers, Latino and Asian immigrants and so many more. The must-visit Wine Country Pride event in McMinnville celebrates diversity in winemaking.

Travel can be a powerful force for good. When you shop and stay local, you support these communities directly. Your dollars are meaningful, so spend them with purpose. We love this place, and we’re confident you will too.

Black Butte Ranch
BOONE RODRIGUEZ

Contents FEATURES

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GO WITH A GUIDE

There’s no better way to experience Oregon than through the eyes of those who know it best

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Trails to trek, slopes to shred, Scenic Bikeways to pedal on and sparkly skies to camp under

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An everything-you-need-totaste tour of Oregon’s internationally lauded food scene

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CULTURE AND HERITAGE

A journey through Oregon past and present with traditions shaped by many voices

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Pacific City
TRISTAN PEREZ

RESOURCES

WHERE TO STAY LISTINGS KEY

On the cover: Crater Lake by Robert Edwardsen. (Viewpoint at Merriam Point. Shot with: Sony A7riii, 14mm lens, setting iso 3200, shutter speed 30 seconds, F2.8; used a soft flashlight to light paint the tree to brighten it up a bit.) The

An official publication of the OREGON TOURISM COMMISSION Toll-free 800.547.7842 TravelOregon.com Email: info@traveloregon.com CHAIR Lucinda DiNovo VICE CHAIR Greg Willitts COMMISSIONERS David Gremmels, Travis Hill, Harish Patel, David Penilton, Erin Stephenson, Scott Youngblood CEO Todd Davidson VICE PRESIDENT, BRAND STEWARDSHIP Kevin Wright DIRECTOR, INTEGRATED MARKETING Mo Sherifdeen CONTENT & COMMUNITY MANAGER Jen Anderson CONTENT EDITOR Amy Garay BRAND MANAGER Mark Senffner TRAVEL OREGON OFFICIAL VISITOR GUIDE PUBLICATION DIRECTORS Mo Sherifdeen, Jen Anderson DIRECTOR OF CUSTOM PUBLISHING Megan Kirkpatrick CREATIVE DIRECTOR Nickie Bournias SENIOR EDITOR Jennifer Burns Bright EDITOR Tim Neville WRITERS Margot Bigg, Tina Lassen COPY EDITOR Morgan Stone SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES Fletcher Beck, Betsy Hand ADVERTISING PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Max Cyphers DIGITAL PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Alison Kattleman LODGING LISTINGS Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Travel Oregon Official Visitor Guide is published by MEDIAMERICA INC. PRESIDENT/CEO CONTROLLER Andrew Insinga Bill Lee CORPORATE OFFICE 12570 SW 69th Ave., Suite 102 Portland, OR 97223 503.223.0304 www.mediamerica.net The Travel Oregon Official Visitor Guide is published by MEDIAmerica Inc. for the Oregon Tourism Commission, 319 SW Washington St., Suite 700, Portland, OR 97204. Specific visitor attractions, facilities and services mentioned in this publication serve only as examples of Oregon attractions. Mention does not constitute an endorsement by the State of Oregon. Copyright ©2024 State of Oregon. All rights reserved. Printed in Oregon by Journal Graphics. REGIONS 42 OREGON COAST 45 Oregon Coast Trip Ideas 52 Where to Stay 64 PORTLAND REGION 67 Portland Region Trip Ideas 72 Where to Stay 84 MT. HOOD & THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE 87 Mt. Hood/Gorge Trip Ideas 92 Where to Stay 96 WILLAMETTE VALLEY 99 Willamette Valley Trip Ideas 106 Where to Stay 114 SOUTHERN OREGON 117 Southern Oregon Trip Ideas 124 Where to Stay 130 CENTRAL OREGON 133 Central Oregon Trip Ideas 137 Where to Stay 142 EASTERN OREGON 145 Eastern Oregon Trip Ideas 150 Where to Stay
154 State Welcome Centers and Mileage Map 155 Oregon’s Visitor Centers and Chambers of Commerce 159 Oregon’s Scenic Byways and Free Guides 161 Map of Oregon COAST EASTERN SOUTHERN CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY MT. HOOD & THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE PORTLAND REGION
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seaside is for Sweet times with your kids

“We know, we know. Dessert is supposed to come after dinner. But here in Seaside you can do all the things in any order you want.

Arcade before breakfast? Sure. Ride a swan boat backwards? Go for it! Feed the seals then fly a kite and have pancakes for dinner… it’s vacation!”

seasideOR.com @visitseasideOR

Go With a Guide

There’s no better way to experience Oregon than through the eyes of those who know it best. Guides provide the gear, instruction and expertise in a small-group setting to boost your confidence so you can go back out and try the activity yourself. Guides can help you access Oregon’s coolest adventures, from backpacking, cycling and paddling to wine tasting, snowshoeing and stargazing.

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Matt Mendes, owner of Spin the Handle fishing guide service
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Coastal foraging with WildCraft Studio Clackamas River rafting with Blue Sky Rafting
Oregon Adaptive Sports THIS PAGE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: MICAH FISCHER / WILDCRAFT STUDIO; COURTESY OF BLUE SKY RAFTING; CHRISTIAN HEEB; PAT ADDABBO. OPPOSITE PAGE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: TRAVEL SOUTHERN OREGON; SPARKLOFT; CHERYL JUETTEN
Wilson Ranches Retreat

Meet Your Oregon Guides

Get to know Oregon from people who love Oregon. Find an expert guide to embark on epic adventures. TravelOregon.com/Travel-Oregon-With-Travel-Oregon

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Rogue River Jetboats Dirty Radish wine tours Forktown Food Tours
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HIKING & RUNNING

From ocean headlands to alpine peaks, Oregon’s trails and parks offer plenty of wide-open spaces for fresh air. Take a quick jaunt, a multiday hike or a challenging trail run, but please remember to always pack out what you pack in, including waste from your four-legged hiking buddy.

Hikers love Oregon’s signature trails. The rugged Oregon Coast Trail follows the state’s shoreline along beaches, through forests and over rocky headlands. Farther east, the Pacific Crest Trail reveals soaring Cascade summits, alpine forests and crystal-clear lakes stretching from the Bridge of the Gods to the Siskiyou Mountains. Snowy-peak views and summertime wildflowers await from along the Paradise Park Loop, which leaves from Mt. Hood’s Timberline Lodge. And the appropriately named Trail of Ten Falls showcases nearly a dozen waterfalls in Silver Falls State Park.

Looking for stellar views as you hike? Skip traffic, catch a shuttle to the foot of Multnomah Falls and hike to the top of the iconic waterfall in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Nearby Angel’s Rest rewards hikers with sweeping views of the wider region. And after you’ve snagged your Central Cascades Wilderness Permit, hike to the lava-covered Little Belknap

Crater, the tranquil shore of Green Lakes or the base of Broken Top near Bend.

Just about everyone loves an easy, scenic trail. On the Southern Oregon Coast, the easy Sunset Bay Beach Trail at Sunset Bay State Park wanders along the park’s sheltered cove, which is great for beachcombing. Nearby Cape Arago and Shore Acres state parks have accessible routes with some of the Coast’s most iconic views. In the McKenzie River Valley, hike through lava beds to Proxy Falls — a segmented horsetail waterfall — in an old-growth forest. In Eastern Oregon, hike to Hoffer Lakes for wildflower meadows and views of the Elkhorn Mountains.

Visit TravelOregon.com/Hiking for top trails in the state.

Hi, I’m Boots! I’m here to help you journey into Oregon’s vast trails. Head to TravelOregon.com for my tips.

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Portland’s Wildwood Trail STEVEN MORTINSON

CAMPING AND STARGAZING

Oregon’s campgrounds awaken your senses. You can pitch a tent under a starry night sky not far from Portland at L.L. Stub Stewart State Park — or smell the fresh air from your Airstream along the quiet riverbank at Valley of the Rogue State Park in Southern Oregon. Feel the warmth of sunrise from a cabin over the canyon rim at Cottonwood Canyon State Park, or listen to the roar of the rolling surf from a coastal yurt at Fort Stevens State Park. Thousands of tent and RV sites await in state parks, national forests and wilderness areas — just remember to book your site early, consider a midweek trip, check back often for cancellations or seek a site that is first come, first served.

One of the best reasons to go camping in Oregon? You’ll almost surely enjoy an abundance of dark night skies full of twinkling stars. In fact, the new 2.5-million-acre Oregon Outback International Dark Sky Sanctuary is the largest International Dark Sky Sanctuary to date. Consider joining a guided night hike, attending a star-party event or participating in a ranger-led stargazing experience, offered at places like the DarkSky International-designated Prineville Reservoir State Park in Central Oregon.

Wherever you decide to stargaze, we encourage you to follow a few tips for the best experience: Check the forecast to avoid heavy cloud cover. Be prepared as you travel to remote areas like the Oregon Outback in Southern Oregon, where cell service and gas stations are limited. Bring a paper map along with your telescope and mobile stargazing app. Support and be respectful of nearby small communities as you travel, and always be sure to pack out whatever you packed in.

Visit TravelOregon.com/Camping for camping tips, locations and info.

Hi, I’m Dark Sky! I’m here to help you find places to look up and see stars shine bright in the night skies. Head to TravelOregon.com for my tips.

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Alvord Desert JOEY HAMILTON

WILDLIFE WATCHING

Oregon’s wild places are full of untamed creatures, and visitors have many options for observing their natural habits. Magnificent gray whales — measuring as long as 49 feet/15 meters — make appearances along the Oregon Coast during spring and winter migrations, while a few resident whales hang near the Coast year-round. Nearly 25,000 gray whales swim northward from the calving grounds in Mexico to the Bering Strait in spring and can be viewed from 24 official whale-watching points. The Coast is also the place to spot marine mammals on the rocky promontories and bays — remember to keep your distance. The skies fill with birdlife in spring and fall, when more than 500 bird species migrate along the Pacific Flyway and can be viewed from notable birding sites like the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge, the Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge and the Summer Lake Wildlife Area , as well as along the Coast. Once a rarity, bald eagles can now be seen year-round fishing along the banks of Oregon rivers and in winter at locations like Lake Billy Chinook and The Dalles. In winter Roosevelt elk come down from higher elevations in the Blue and Wallowa mountains to feed in the foothills and meadows. Up to 100 Roosevelt elk can be seen year-round at Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area near Reedsport. Lucky lookers can catch a glimpse of the free-running herd of mustangs in the Kiger Gorge near Diamond and on the slopes of Steens Mountain in Eastern Oregon. If you’re lucky enough to spot wildlife, use your zoom lens and observe from afar.

Visit MyODFW.com for more, including wildlife-viewing maps.

FISHING

Oregon’s rivers, lakes and coastline draw avid fisherfolk year-round. Coastal outfitters lead charters to fish for ocean-dwelling rockfish, lingcod, halibut and albacore tuna. Visitors can try for Dungeness crab in the first certified-sustainable crab fishery in the world and dig along the Coast for fast-moving razor clams. Inland lakes stocked with trout offer a family-friendly introduction to fishing, and experts cast for elusive steelhead on the North Umpqua, Deschutes, McKenzie and John Day rivers. The mighty Columbia River is where to find returning chinook and coho salmon as well as deep-swimming sturgeon.

Visit MyODFW.com/Fishing for more information about licenses, where to fish and what’s in season.

Hi, I’m SustainaBill!

I’m an eco-conscious beaver here to help you on your adventures and keep Oregon beautiful. Head to TravelOregon.com for my tips.

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Pronghorn antelope Deschutes River

BICYCLING

Cyclists adore Oregon, and Oregon loves them back. Road cyclists have plenty of Scenic Bikeways to explore, while fans of gravel riding, mountain biking and fat biking embrace less-traveled trails across the state.

In 2009 Oregon established the Oregon Scenic Bikeways program — becoming the first state to launch such an endeavor. Today the program comprises 17 rides that showcase the most beautiful road-cycling routes in the state. The Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway winds through vineyards and hop farms with several beginner-friendly stretches. Hardy riders enjoy the challenging Grande Tour, which charts a figure-eight loop through three mountain ranges in Eastern Oregon.

In recent years, a growing number of gravel riders have discovered our bumpy back roads, heart-pumping hill climbs and byways. The Cloud Cap out-and-back heads up a Forest Service road to the historic Cloud Cap Inn on Mt. Hood, while the Cascades Gravel Scenic Bikeway features six sweeping routes in Central Oregon.

The mountain biking destination of Oakridge sits in the Cascade Range near Eugene and is designated a gold-level Ride

Center by the International Mountain Bicycling Association — one of only four areas in the United States to receive such an honor. Elsewhere, the Timberline Bike Park offers lift-assisted trails on the slopes of Mt. Hood, and the Whiskey Run Trails system weaves through coastal forests near Coos Bay with loops for all skill levels.

With chubby, grippy tires, fat bikes can take on sandy beaches, snowy tracks and loose-dirt trails for year-round riding. The beach at Lincoln City’s Roads End State Recreation Site on the Central Coast is a fast, flat shoreline cruise. In winter fat-bikers explore the snowy trails out of Wanoga Snow Play Area SnoPark near Bend.

For more about two-wheeled adventures in Oregon — including where to find shops, outfitters, guides and rentals — visit TravelOregon.com/Bicycling.

South Shoreline Trail at Phillips Lake

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Top things to do when traveling the Oregon Coast:

Watch for tidepools

Enjoy the views

Look out for each other

People bicycling may use the full lane.

Slow down, wait until safe, and give at least 3 feet of space when passing.

Learn more about safe driving at: oregonfriendlydriver.org

Find bicycling resources at: oregonwalkbike.org

SNOW SPORTS

If you’re seeking powdery slopes, there are 12 outstanding skiing and snowboarding areas to choose from in Oregon, from the steep and deep black-diamond runs at Mt. Hood Meadows and Mt. Bachelor to great venues for beginners, like Hoodoo Ski Area and Mt. Ashland. Resorts and ski shops offer lessons and equipment rentals — and can typically help arrange other wintertime activities like snowshoeing, tubing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. To avoid the hassle of parking and driving in winter weather, consider taking public transit to the mountain. If you do drive, check TripCheck.com for weather and road conditions before heading out. For information about how to play at Oregon’s mountain resorts, visit TravelOregon.com/Snow-Sports.

CENTRAL Mt. Bachelor

One of the seventh largest resorts in North America, with 4,300 skiable acres/1,740 hectares, Bachelor has pristine powder and high-speed quads for its 101 runs and bowls, as well as top-notch tree skiing. Don’t miss the Nordic Center and the upgraded beginner terrain at Sunrise Lodge. Cascade Lakes Hwy., 22 miles/ 35 kilometers southwest of Bend 541.382.1709, MtBachelor.com

Hoodoo Ski Area

With 34 runs and five lifts, an 800-foot/ 244-meter tubing run, the only night skiing in Central Oregon and nearly 9 miles/ 14 kilometers of Nordic trails, Hoodoo also has a 60,000-square-foot/5,574-squaremeter lodge for relaxing après-ski. Hwy. 20, 22 miles/35 kilometers west of Sisters 541.822.3799, SkiHoodoo.com

WILLAMETTE VALLEY

Willamette Pass Resort

Willamette Pass has 29 runs served by five lifts, including a high-speed six-person lift and three triple-chair lifts. Hwy. 58, 70 miles/113 kilometers

southeast of Eugene 541.345.SNOW, WillamettePass.com

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RICHARD HALLMAN Mt. Hood Meadows

MT. HOOD

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort

Family-friendly Cooper Spur has 50 acres/20 hectares of beginner and intermediate terrain, offering rentals, lessons, lodging and a Nordic center. Hwy. 35, 23 miles/37 kilometers south of Hood River

541.352.6692, CooperSpur.com

Mt. Hood Meadows

Mt. Hood Meadows has 2,150 acres/870 hectares of diverse terrain served by 11 lifts, including a backcountry area with gated access at Heather Canyon. You’ll also find a Nordic Center here with more than 9 miles/15 kilometers of groomed trails. Hwy. 35, 67 miles/108 kilometers east of Portland or 35 miles/56 kilometers south of Hood River

503.337.2222, SkiHood.com

Mt. Hood Skibowl

One of Oregon’s top spots for daytime skiing, Mt. Hood Skibowl is also the largest night-skiing area in the U.S. with 36 lit runs. Check out the world’s only Cosmic Tubing — complete with 600,000 LED lights, laser light shows and upbeat music. Hwy. 26, 56 miles/90 kilometers east of Portland

503.272.3206, Skibowl.com

Timberline

Historic Timberline Lodge offers panoramic views and the longest ski season in North America on Palmer Snowfield. Combined with Summit Pass, a familyfriendly ski area lower on Mt. Hood, Timberline now has the longest vertical terrain in the United States at 4,540 vertical feet/1,384 vertical meters. Hwy. 26, 57 miles/92 kilometers east of Portland 503.272.3311, TimberlineLodge.com

EASTERN

Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort

You’ll find clear skies, dry powder and 1,000 acres/405 hectares of skiing at Anthony Lakes, along with 18 miles/30 kilometers of Nordic trails.

Off I-84, 35 miles/56 kilometers northwest of Baker City

541.856.3277, AnthonyLakes.com

Ferguson Ridge Ski Area

Family-friendly Fergi has eight runs accessible by T-bar and rope-tow. With just 640 feet/195 meters of descent, it’s a great place for beginners and families. Off OR-350, 9 miles/14 kilometers southeast of Joseph 541.398.1167, SkiFergi.com

SOUTHERN

Mt. Ashland Ski Area

This community-owned ski resort is home to 44 ski runs featuring beginner to expert terrain, open-bowl skiing and several terrain parks.

Exit 6 off I-5, 16 miles/26 kilometers south of Ashland 541.482.2897, MtAshland.com

Cat Ski Mt. Bailey/ Diamond Lake Resort

Steep, untracked chutes and deep, light powder await skiers at Southern Oregon’s Mt. Bailey, where the 6,000 acres/2,428 hectares of backcountry are served by a snowcat.

Hwy. 138, 80 miles/129 kilometers east of Roseburg 541.793.3333 x7, CatSkiMtBailey.com

Warner Canyon Ski Area

This cozy, welcoming ski area has affordable lift tickets and a variety of beginner and intermediate trails. Enjoy one chairlift accessing 300 acres/121 hectares of skiable terrain across 21 runs.

Hwy. 140, 10 miles/16 kilometers northeast of Lakeview 541.947.5001, WarnerCanyonSki.com

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ARE OREGON’S OUTDOOR TREASURES

Oregon is home to 12 National Forests, 25% of the state’s landscape. Please enjoy and care for these public lands while hiking, camping, skiing, kayaking, and more. Be sure to plan ahead, be fire-safe, and “Leave No Trace!”

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Willamette River

WATER PLAY

Hi, I’m Kayakyak! I’m ready to show you what’s amazing about Oregon’s rivers, lakes, oceans and streams. Head to TravelOregon.com for my tips.

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Columbia River to the north — with alpine lakes perched up high, and pristine rivers flowing from the mountains — Oregon is a water lover’s playground with waves and waterways to suit thrill seekers and chill seekers alike. Be sure to wear a well-fitted personal flotation device — find more information at Boat.Oregon.gov.

No matter your experience, you’ll find plentiful destinations for stand-up paddleboarding — including placid lakes in the Cascade Range, the bucolic Willamette River and turquoise pools along the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway near Bend.

If you prefer a canoe or kayak, paddle in the shadow of granite peaks on Wallowa Lake, string together a multinight outing on the Willamette Water Trail, and watch for beavers, pelicans and other wildlife along the Upper Klamath Canoe Trail near Klamath Falls.

Up for whitewater-rafting thrills? The McKenzie River takes beginners and families through a forested gorge, the Lower Deschutes River near Maupin courses through khaki-colored rimrock, and the Wild and Scenic Grande Ronde River challenges whitewater enthusiasts with remote multiday floats.

Speed through scenic landscapes with high-octane jet-boat tours. Zip along the Wild and Scenic Rogue River after starting from either Gold Beach or Grants Pass, catch a view of the massive Willamette Falls in Oregon City, and head into Eastern Oregon’s Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America.

Let Mother Nature lead the way when you try kiteboarding and windsurfing in the Columbia River Gorge. Hood River sits on the Columbia River and is nicknamed the “windsurfing capital of the world” for good reason. On the Oregon Coast, Floras Lake is an idyllic training ground for beginners.

Wherever you wind up, guides and outfitters are nearby to help you get started. For Trip Ideas, see TravelOregon.com/ Things-To-Do/Outdoor-Recreation.

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ACCESSIBLE ADVENTURES

Oregon’s natural beauty is here for everyone, with accessible fishing piers and assistive devices on beaches that make moving on sand easier. Our rushing waterfalls, verdant hiking trails and scenic viewpoints inspire people of all ages and ability levels. Here are several ways to find adventures in the outdoors, for whatever your mobility might be.

COASTAL CRUISING

Cruise along the beach in a wheelchair with burly, sand-worthy tires, which can be reserved at no charge in over a dozen towns on the Coast. Electric track chairs with tank-like treads (called a David’s Chair) are available for free in cities like Seaside, Manzanita, Netarts, Pacific City, Florence and Gold Beach. Rental locations in the towns’ centers make for easy transport to the beach. To see the waves up close, Mobi-mats for rolling through soft sand are available in the summer in Seaside, Newport and Lincoln City.

WATERFALL WONDERS

Tucked in between the Coast and Cascade mountain ranges, the Willamette Valley is famous for its cascading waterfalls, and some of the most beautiful can be enjoyed from accessible trails and viewing platforms. Near Oakridge, Salt Creek Falls is the second-highest single-drop waterfall in Oregon. Find Sahalie Falls, which plunges into foamy white water, just off of the McKenzie River Highway near McKenzie Bridge. In Oakridge, Cascades Outdoor Center (part of Westfir Lodge) offers modifications to its tours for deaf and blind visitors.

OUTDOOR EXTRAVAGANZA

It’s fitting that the outdoor playground of Central Oregon is home to Oregon

Adaptive Sports, which makes active outdoor recreation accessible to many. Trips include guided cycling, mountain biking, Nordic and downhill skiing, snowboarding, and golfing. Based in Forest Grove, Adventures Without Limits offers similar adaptive recreation opportunities throughout the state. Axiomatic Fly Fishing in Salem integrates American Sign Language into its guided fishing trips.

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CORY LEE
Latourell Falls

GORGE WANDER

The paved 10-mile/16-kilometer Riverfront Trail in The Dalles winds along the riverfront in the middle of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. It starts at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum and ends at The Dalles Dam. Visitors enjoy the water and wildlife viewing and can detour at several entry points into downtown. Meander through the paved sections of the Historic Columbia River Highway, closed to vehicle traffic, or book a guided tour with Sasquatch Shuttle

JET BOATING

Several jet-boat companies accommodate guests with varying abilities by using wheelchair-accessible docks. From the coastal town of Gold Beach, Jerry’s Rogue Jets zips travelers up the Rogue River in stable, speedy jet boats. In Grants Pass, Hellgate Jetboat Excursions offers an immersion into the natural beauty of breathtaking Hellgate Canyon. Hells Canyon Adventures offers tours into the heart of Hells Canyon.

URBAN VISTAS

Accessible directly from Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum Visitor Center parking lot, the paved, mile-long/1.6-kilometer Overlook Trail weaves through open fields that give way to beautiful forested views. With more than 2,000 tree and shrub species, the arboretum offers something new every season, including incredible fall foliage.

PEACEFUL PADDLE

Accessible kayak launches offer easy access to peaceful waters. On the Coast, try Eel Lake and Tahkenitch Landing near Reedsport; Seaside’s Necanicum River; John Topits Park in Coos Bay; and marinas in Alsea, Florence, Garibaldi and Wheeler. Elsewhere, head to Rood Bridge Park or Scappoose Bay Marina near Portland, Estacada Lake in Estacada, or Lake Billy Chinook at Cove Palisades State Park.

Visit TravelOregon.com/Accessible-Travel.

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David’s Chair
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GOLF

Golf enthusiasts can tee off from more than 200 public courses in Oregon, which makes any corner of the state a delightful golf destination. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort’s Pacific Dunes was named the second-best public golf course in America by Golf Digest for its rugged design and natural feel. Central Oregon’s Tetherow, Pronghorn Golf Club at Juniper Preserve and Crosswater at Sunriver, all among the publication’s top 10 Oregon courses, offer tremendous views of the Cascade peaks. Book a tee time at classic spots like Mt. Hood Oregon Resort in Welches — Oregon’s first golf resort — or the Arnold Palmer-designed Running Y Resort in Klamath Falls. Golf enthusiasts will find the largest on-course pro shop in the U.S. at Fiddler’s Green in Eugene. At Eastern Oregon’s Silvies Valley Ranch, established in 1883, you can play through ponderosa pine meadows and mountain vistas on five courses that have some of the highest elevations in Oregon, and one of the only reversible championship courses in the world.

Visit TravelOregon.com/Golf to find courses.

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
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OREGON FOOD 101

Oregonians are unapologetically passionate about food and drink. It’s no wonder, considering the amazing natural ingredients at our disposal — from our fresh-caught salmon and wild-foraged mushrooms to hand-harvested sea salt and farm-fresh seasonal produce. Did we mention our famous hazelnuts, artisan cheeses, estate-grown wines, seasonal craft brews and ciders, and growing spirits scene?

Visitors can experience this passion and year-round bounty at farmers markets, U-picks, seafood counters, cooking schools and tasting rooms by following one of the many Oregon Food Trails

Oregon’s restaurant scene has continued to thrive by delighting diners with delicious takes on the region’s freshest ingredients. Whether it’s lunch at a food cart or dinner at an upscale restaurant, you can’t go wrong. Try McMinnville’s finedining tasting menu at ōkta or creative Mexican-American cuisine at Portland’s Lilia Comedor — both landed on the New York Times’ best restaurants list in 2023. To get a sample of the scene, book a food tour with a company like Lost Plate Food Tours, Forktown Food Tours, Pinot Patrol Wine Tours, Farm 2 Fork Tours, Hungry Hustle or Portland by Mouth.

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OREGON FOOD & FARM TRAILS

With 11 Oregon Food Trails and many more farm loops, visitors can enjoy a self-guided journey to some of the top local food and farm experiences the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Visit a farm stand or bakery; sample award-winning wine and beer just steps from where the fruit and hops were grown; pet fuzzy animals; and pick up artisan treats to take home.

1 North Coast 2 Central Coast 3 Wild Rivers Coast 4 Great Oaks 5 Mid-Willamette Valley 6 South Willamette Valley
7 Great Umpqua 8 Rogue Valley 9 West Gorge 10 Hood River Fruit Loop 11 East Gorge 12 High Desert 13 River to Hills 14 Whisky & Rocks 15 Grande Ronde 16 Four Rivers 17 John Day 18 Oregon Farm Loops 17

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EXPERIENCE WINE COUNTRY

Oregon’s modern wine industry traces its roots to the 1960s, when a few passionate dreamers planted vines in the Umpqua and Willamette valleys. In the decades since, the state’s award-winning wine scene has blossomed to more than 1,100 wineries and 23 distinct growing areas (also known as American Viticultural Areas, or AVAs). Today Oregon is the third-largest wine grape-producing state in the nation, yet that early spirit of collaboration and hard work remains. Oregon wineries, often family-owned, focus on small-batch, high-quality production. Visit a tasting room and you’re likely to see the owner pouring wine or moving barrels.

WILLAMETTE VALLEY

The Willamette Valley AVA sits between the Coast and Cascade mountain ranges, and stretches for more than 150 miles/241 kilometers from the Columbia River to just south of Eugene. Most famous for world-class pinot noir, the valley produces stellar pinot gris, chardonnay and other cool-climate wines. The fertile region has nurtured more than 800 wine venues across a patchwork of 11 distinct growing areas.

SOUTHERN OREGON

Situated among rugged mountains, wild rivers and sunny climes, Southern Oregon wines are as adventurous as the landscape. Visitors look forward to a range of varieties that thrive in warm weather — including Spanish and Italian varieties like tempranillo, albariño and sangiovese — from more than 150 producers near Grants Pass, Medford and Ashland. Several wine trails all offer unique pours in quiet tasting rooms with idyllic vineyard views.

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COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE & MT. HOOD

Just an hour east of Portland, the stunning Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood region presents a world of wine all its own. On this vibrant swath of land within the Columbia Gorge and Columbia Valley AVAs, winemakers create more than 30 varietals at dozens of wineries — including bold barbera, spicy sangiovese and crisp grüner veltliner.

EASTERN OREGON

The sun-kissed, rolling farmlands cradle one of the best-kept secrets of Oregon wine country: the southernmost slice of the world-famous Walla Walla Valley AVA. The Oregon wineries in the region are small in number and big on character — all reflecting the tireless work ethic of longtime farming communities. Sample regional pours at tasting rooms in The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater AVA.

URBAN WINERIES AND THE OREGON COAST

In downtown Portland and urban centers like Bend, Eugene and Roseburg, wine lovers connect at urban tasting rooms, wine bars and bottle shops. At these cozy, fun spots, you can hear the latest about new vintages and regions to experience as you sample flights from all over Oregon. On the Coast, you’ll find tasting rooms and bottle shops — and even a few wineries — close to the beach. Try a flight or take home a bottle or two for your weekend getaways and picnics.

For more information about Oregon’s wine regions and to learn how Oregon wines fly free on Alaska Airlines, visit OregonWine.org.

CIDER SCENE

Just as with Oregon’s world-class wine and craft-beer scenes, our ciders and pear-based perries are based on the bounty of the fruit of the land — and the talented makers who turn fruit from orchards in the Columbia River Gorge, Willamette Valley and Southern Oregon into fresh juice and fizzy adult beverages.

Most cideries are open for tasting yearround, but fall is considered cider season because it’s harvest time — when fruit is at its peak. Every autumn the whole family can enjoy samples at Thompson’s Mills State Heritage Site near Corvallis — where the last water-powered mill in Oregon still hosts seasonal cider pressings.

It’s worth a trip to an orchard-based tasting room such as 19 Acres Cider Co. in the Tualatin Valley or Stone Circle Cider in Estacada to sip precisely where the apples are grown. Cider makers are also a diverse bunch; La Familia Cider Company in Salem is a family-owned operation built on the recipe for homemade aguas frescas.

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OREGON’S CRAFT BREWS

Oregon has been at the forefront of the country’s craft-beer revolution for decades, and the state’s industry today comprises more than 300 breweries and countless taprooms. Our award-winning breweries innovate with locally sourced ingredients and creative brewing methods — like de Garde Brewing in Tillamook, which uses local yeast and microflora in its wild ales. Every autumn breweries craft fresh-hop ales from justharvested hops — and showcase the juicy beers at regional bars and festivals. In recent years, brewers at popular spots like Crux Fermentation Project and 10 Barrel Brewing Co. have earned acclaim for their nonalcoholic IPAs.

TASTING TRAILS

A number of official ale trails makes it easy to sip your way through the state’s top craft breweries. The Eugene Ale Trail takes visitors to more than two dozen regional tasting rooms, while the Bend Ale Trail includes a tour of nearly 50 high-desert breweries,

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cideries and wineries — with its own special reward for designated drivers. Oregon’s North Coast Craft Beer Trail includes 13 breweries between Astoria and Pacific City, while the Mt. Hood Territory Tap Trail introduces visitors to 14 cider, spirit and beer producers in the shadow of Oregon’s tallest peak. The Tualatin Valley Ale Trail offers stops at 17 breweries just west of Portland. Don’t miss the Breweries in the Gorge trail, which hits eight stops on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge.

BEER TOURS

Let an expert lead the way with behind-the-scenes tours, history lessons and tasting samples that show off Oregon’s craft-brewing past and present. In Portland City Brew Tours offers a mix of public and private tours, and the 15-seat BrewCycle lets you and a group of friends pedal between stops. In Bend the 14-seat Cycle Pub takes visitors between some of the city’s best breweries in the heart of the high desert.

SHOWING OUR SPIRIT

In recent years, passionate producers have spearheaded Oregon’s small-batch spirits revolution. Today you can try whiskey, gin and more in upwards of 40 distilleries and tasting rooms.

In Portland more than a dozen producers comprise Distillery Row — which organizers claim is the largest concentration of craft distilleries in the world. Highlights include Freeland Spirits, a woman-owned and operated distillery that produces gin and bourbon from local ingredients.

East of the Cascade Range, locally sourced ingredients take center stage. Sip gin that’s been infused with handpicked Oregon juniper berries at Gompers Distillery in Redmond or produced with Umatilla County grains in Pendleton at Oregon Grain Growers Brand Distillery

Most recently, Oregon-based Wilderton opened a tasting room and distillery for nonalcoholic spirits in Hood River in 2023 — becoming the first such facility in the United States. Find even more Oregon-produced spirits by Dhōs Spirits and For Bitter For Worse in markets across the state.

Learn more about the state’s spirits at OregonDistillersGuild.org.

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Culture and HERITAGE

5 COOL CULTURE AND HERITAGE EVENTS

July WILDHORSE POW WOW Pendleton

August PICKATHON Happy Valley

August FIESTA MEXICANA Woodburn Get

September WINE COUNTRY PRIDE PARADE McMinnville

October HEART OF THE ROGUE FESTIVAL Medford

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to know the deeper stories of Oregon’s culture and history.

MANY CULTURES, MANY VOICES IN OREGON

Oregon’s motto is famously “She flies with her own wings,” and Oregonians embody this spirit every day — a celebrated anthem for the history, heritage and people who made this place what it is today.

Our little haven in the Pacific Northwest is a place where Indigenous people have lived since time immemorial, displaced by white settlers who arrived via the Oregon Trail. It’s also a place where newcomers built pioneer communities. With their distinct cultures and traditions, tribal communities and pioneer communities thrive across Oregon today. With statehood in 1859 came a long line of elected leaders who took action to make Oregon one of the cleanest, most sustainably minded states in the nation, enacting protections on public spaces for all.

INDIGENOUS ROOTS

For thousands of years, local tribes fished wild rivers and great waterfalls,

like the now-submerged Celilo Falls on the mighty Columbia River. They scored petroglyphs in rock canyons like those at Picture Rock Pass and left behind the world’s oldest pair of footwear (9,000-year-old sandals) at Fort Rock Proud descendents of those first people make up nine federally recognized tribes of Oregon, and they share their histories and traditions at museums, cultural centers and tribal casinos around the state.

LEWIS AND CLARK

Oregon’s most famous visitors, Lewis and Clark, are remembered at Astoria’s Fort Clatsop, where they overwintered in 1805-06. Two expedition members were vital to their success: their Shoshone interpreter, Sacagawea; and York, the enslaved Black man who hunted and gathered food, cared for the ill, and eased relationships with the Native Americans. Visit replicas of their fort at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

STATEHOOD

Oregon became the 33rd state in the U.S. on Feb. 14, 1859. Nearly half a million people embarked on the 2,170-mile/3,492-kilometer Oregon Trail. With its wide-open spaces, wild rivers and fertile farmland, the promise of Oregon drew people looking for adventure, work and a home. Tales of the difficult migration and the devastation of Native tribes are told at the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (the building is temporarily closed for renovations but will reopen in summer 2024) in Baker City.

MIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION

Non-European settlers saw Oregon as an opportunity, too. Amidst Oregon’s Black exclusion laws — which prohibited Black people from being in the state, owning property and making contracts — thousands of Black Oregonians worked as coal miners, loggers and ranch hands.

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Petroglyph in the Warner Wetlands

Some were able to display their skills in horse racing, bull riding, wrangling and bucking as Black cowboys, competing in the Pendleton Round-Up since its beginning in 1910. The Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center in the town of Joseph tells the tale of the Black Americans who migrated from the South in the 1920s to work as loggers alongside immigrants from Greece and other European countries in what is today a ghost town. Chinese and Japanese immigrants in Oregon worked on the railroads as well as in lumber mills, on farms and in fish canneries. Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site in John Day is a time capsule of history preserved in a Chinese-owned grocery from the 1870s. Japanese business and farm owners were forced into working farms in Oregon after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, later settling in cities and towns across the state. Visitors can explore their stories at the Japanese American Museum of Oregon in Portland.

LATIN AMERICAN ROOTS

Latinos are the largest minority group in Oregon, with roots tracing as far back as the 16th century. Hired to help with cattle drives to the Oregon Territory, these Spanish-speaking cowboys settled in Harney County to work on ranches in Eastern Oregon. Latino farm workers have been essential to the state’s vineyards, hop farms and coveted farm-to-table culinary scene. Today Latino entrepreneurship through small businesses is part of Oregon’s everyday fabric. Experience it at the Portland Mercado, a vibrant collection of food carts with covered patio space in outer Southeast Portland, at Latinoowned wineries across the state and in Hood River’s bustling Mexican food scene. Enjoy the many small shops and eateries of downtown Woodburn, the Oregon city with the highest percentage of Latino residents. The city’s annual Fiesta Mexicana celebrates the culture with music, dancing, food and traditions.

COUNTERCULTURE AND ACTIVISM

In the 1960s, Oregon’s free thinkers included writers and artists like Ken Kesey, author of “Sometimes a Great Notion” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” both of which were made into films. Movie buffs should visit the Oregon Film Museum in Astoria and learn more about the Oregon Film Trail, which includes dozens of plaques highlighting Oregon’s most iconic film scenes.

At a time when activists called for racial equality throughout the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s, they did so in Oregon as well. Oregonians protested the closure of schools in Black neighborhoods. Protests against police brutality and the Vietnam war led to the formation of the Portland chapter of the Black Panthers as well as Black student unions on college campuses. In recent decades, residents have fought back against gentrification efforts that forced many Black residents out of their neighborhoods again. In My Shoes

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offers walking tours of Portland that highlight the voices, dreams, and experiences of young Black men, as well as the neighborhoods in which they live.

Oregon’s culture is a product of its free thinkers and direct democracy, so it’s no surprise that Oregonians rallied for a more just and equitable state and country during Black Lives Matter demonstrations. Organizations like Mercatus promote diverse storytellers and businesses. My People’s Market is a recurring pop-up market with local, multicultural vendors.

Dive deeper into the movement and contributions by Black Oregonians that shaped the landscape into what it is today at the Oregon Historical Society. The Oregon Black Pioneers, a nonprofit that works to preserve and commemorate the history and heritage of African Americans in Oregon, has been instrumental in

efforts to change antiquated place names and create spaces and statutes honoring people like Louis Southworth, an enslaved man and musician who bought his freedom and established a remarkable life near Waldport.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS

While the 1960s and ’70s were a time for radical change, they were also a time for landmark environmental-conservation efforts in Oregon. Thanks to the Beach Bill’s passage in 1967, all 363 miles/584 kilometers of Oregon’s shoreline are open for public access. It’s the reason we call it “The People’s Coast” today. More environmental protections came from Gov. Vic Atiyeh, Oregon’s governor from 1979 to 1987 and the first Arab American governor in the United States. Atiyeh helped

usher in protections for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Deschutes River State Recreation Area and more.

QUEER CULTURE

Portland is a hub for queer life on the West Coast, second only to San Francisco for the percentage of LGBTQ+ residents. The late, great drag queen Darcelle XV created the famous drag venue Darcelle XV Showplace in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown, which has played a formidable role in gaining acceptance for drag and gay rights since the 1970s. Several Oregon cities embrace Pride events year-round while Wine Country Pride, founded by Remy Drabkin, mayor of McMinnville, holds an annual Queer Wine Fest that celebrates LGBTQ+ diversity among the nation’s winemaking ranks.

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OREGON CASINO RESORTS

The nine tribal casinos offer a host of exciting opportunities for gaming, entertainment, lodging and family fun in all corners of the state. Las Vegas-style slots, table games, sports betting and more will delight the gamer while restaurants, golf courses, pools, arcades, bowling alleys and other activities entertain the whole family. Look for nearby tribal museums, travel plazas and other tribally owned businesses. The scenic backdrops range from dramatic ocean-side locations to rolling foothills and farmland settings. As they have for hundreds of years, the tribes look forward to welcoming you and sharing their hospitality.

Chinook Winds Casino Resort

Steps away from the beach, the oceanview rooms here beckon. Sit down to fresh coastal fare with an Indigenous twist, soak up panoramic views at the rooftop steakhouse and rock out to a live show. The casino is owned by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. Lincoln City, ChinookWindsCasino.com

Indian Head Casino

Owned by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, the casino is an excellent stopover during any Central Oregon road trip. The casino offers exciting promotions and free membership to its Players’ Club. Warm Springs, IndianHeadCasino.com

KLA-MO-YA Casino

Fifty miles/80 kilometers southeast of Crater Lake National Park, this Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin tribal-owned casino is one of the premier gaming destinations in Southern Oregon. It’s centered near world-class hiking, fishing and camping, with plenty of room for RV and truck parking. Win at the slots, enjoy a meal at the restaurant, stay at the Sleep Inn Hotel and fuel up at the Crater Lake Junction Travel Center.

Chiloquin, KlaMoYaCasino.com

The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park

This waterfront property overlooking Coos Bay is owned by the Coquille Indian Tribe. Enjoy exciting entertainment and warm hospitality. Events include an annual salmon bake and celebration of tribal culture.

North Bend, TheMillCasino.com

Seven Feathers Casino Resort

Nestled on the banks of Oregon’s South Umpqua River between Roseburg and Grants Pass, this property is owned by the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians. Stay at the hotel and spend the day adventuring outdoors or wine tasting along the I-5 corridor. Then unwind at River Rock Spa, enjoy the arcade and dig into a hearty steak at K-Bar Steak House. Canyonville, SevenFeathers.com

Spirit Mountain Casino & Lodge

Sixty miles/97 kilometers from Portland along Highway 22, this coastal sojourn offers a number of family-friendly room styles and welcomes headline performers. Dine at one of four delicious eateries and treat the kids to ice cream at Sips Coffee & Tea Bar. The casino’s Hop Yard, a project with 10 Barrel Brewing, pays homage to the people of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde who made their living with hops.

Grand Ronde, SpiritMountain.com

Three Rivers Casino Resort

Three Rivers Casino Resort is an awardwinning casino with two beautiful locations on the Oregon Coast, owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. The Florence resort is just north of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, with a full gaming experience, 18 holes of golf, a 93-room hotel and plenty of RV parking.

Florence and Coos Bay, ThreeRiversCasino.com

Wildhorse Resort & Casino

Owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, this exciting destination offers more than 1,100 Vegas-style slots, 14 table games, Keno, bingo and poker. Diners can choose from five restaurants and a food court. The hotel features panoramic views of the Blue Mountains, and the RV Park & Tipi Village offer a full range of amenities. Families will enjoy the FunPlex with a 24-lane bowling center, arcade and five-screen Cineplex. Bring your clubs to play the resort course or the Tribes’ Golf Course at Birch Creek. Walk a few steps farther to Tamástslikt Cultural Institute to learn about the region’s Indigenous history. Pendleton, WildhorseResort.com

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TRIBAL CULTURE

Indigenous people have long inhabited what is now Oregon, with cultures as rich and diverse as the landscapes they live on. Today the nine federally recognized tribes welcome you to their homelands, where you can visit museums and cultural centers, experience powwows, and enjoy the hospitality of tribally owned resorts. You can also purchase fresh Columbia River salmon and sturgeon from tribal fishers and Native-owned markets to enjoy this culturally important food.

BURNS PAIUTE TRIBE

The Harney Basin in Eastern Oregon is the heart of the Burns Paiute tribal homeland, where archaeological evidence points to a tribal history spanning more than 750 generations. With its rocky buttes, wild horses and views that seem to stretch on forever, Burns Paiute country exemplifies the expansive beauty of the high desert. The Burns Paiute Powwow and Lacrosse Tournament in October brings together drumming contests, dance competitions and lacrosse, a modern version of a centuries-old Native American game.

CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF COOS, LOWER UMPQUA AND SIUSLAW INDIANS

Since before written records, the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw peoples have thrived along the freshwater rivers and saltwater bays of the Coast. From the red cedar tree they built weathertight plank houses, traveled in dugout canoes, and crafted clothing, baskets, ropes and medicines from its bark and boughs. The tribes remain deeply connected to the region around the thriving coastal communities of Florence and Coos Bay, the heart of tribal lands.

COQUILLE INDIAN TRIBE

The bountiful forests and waters of Southwest Oregon have long been home to the Coquille Indian Tribe. Salmon in particular plays an important role in the culture of the Coquille. The tribe’s Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration in September honors the return of the salmon to coastal waters, and provides a stage to share the heritage and traditions of the tribe with visitors. A traditional open-pit salmon-bake dinner is the highlight of the weekend, along with canoe races, drumming and dancing performances, and a marketplace offering traditional goods.

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COW CREEK BAND OF UMPQUA TRIBE OF INDIANS

Tumbling and splashing through spruce forest, the Umpqua River has long been central to the Cow Creek Umpqua people as a vital source of traditional foods like salmon and Pacific lamprey. Their ancestral lands have encompassed these lush river valleys, where tribal members continue to gather to socialize, swim, harvest huckleberries and celebrate with events like the Cow Creek Tribal Pow Wow in July.

Come winter, tribal families historically moved into plank houses like the replica on display at the South Umpqua Historical Society Pioneer-Indian Museum in Canyonville.

CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF GRAND RONDE

Comprising a multitude of Native tribes whose homelands stretched across what is now called Western Oregon, today this strong and successful tribal confederation is based among forested hills and verdant river valleys 60 miles/97 kilometers southwest of Portland. In August the tribe hosts its Annual Contest Powwow featuring dancers from across North America in full Native regalia. The nearby Chachalu Tribal Museum and Cultural Center shares the stories of the tribes’ past, present and future.

THE KLAMATH TRIBES

The largest freshwater lake in Oregon, Upper Klamath Lake is the heart of the Klamath Basin — and the soul of the Klamath Tribes. Their ancestral lands encompass a breathtakingly beautiful and diverse landscape of forest, grassland, mountains and waterways — including Giiwas, or Crater Lake — in what is today Southern Oregon. In late August, the three-day Restoration Celebration in Chiloquin includes a parade, a youth rodeo, food and craft vendors, and a large competition powwow with dancers from many tribal nations.

CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF SILETZ INDIANS

More than 30 Native American tribes trace their ancestry to the vast and varied lands between the Cascade Range and the Pacific Coast. They come together today as the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, representing an array of cultural practices and ways of living rooted to their homelands. The tribe hosts two public powwows each year: The Nesika Illahee Pow-Wow in August is held outdoors in Siletz and the Restoration Pow-Wow in November brings the festivities indoors. Both feature dancing, singing, drumming, and food and vendor booths.

CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE UMATILLA INDIAN RESERVATION

Generous in spirit and nature, the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla are now united as the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, east of Pendleton. The first weekend in July marks the Wildhorse Pow Wow, one of the largest powwows in the state, with drummers, singing groups, artisans and dancers from many North American tribes. Don’t miss the award-winning Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, which shares the rich and storied history and culture of the tribes and chronicles the impact of western expansionism from a tribal point of view.

CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF WARM SPRINGS

Among the ponderosa pines and rocky river canyons south of Mt. Hood in Warm Springs, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs bring together three tribes — the Wasco, Warm Springs and Paiute — along the Deschutes River. At the Museum at Warm Springs, life-size traditional dwellings and an extensive collection of art bring to life the culture of the tribes. The Warm Springs Tribes are currently working on the revitalization of the historic Kah-Nee-Ta Hot Springs Resort. Native-owned Littleleaf Guide Service offers guided fly-fishing trips on the Deschutes, one of the premier rivers for trout and steelhead.

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Order a free guide for tips and inspiration on how to enjoy the state’s tribal museums, casino resorts, outdoor activities and tribal events open to the public, in addition to detailed profiles of each tribe.

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HOW TO VISIT RESPECTFULLY

Tribes welcome the opportunity to share their cultures but ask that you visit with respect and follow some basic guidelines:

Tribal events that are open to the public will be clearly marked; please assume all other gatherings are private.

Ask permission before taking photos of people or events.

Refrain from picking up artifacts or disturbing burial or sacred sites.

Don’t bring weapons, drugs or alcohol to tribal lands.

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Oregon’s 7 REGIONS

Astoria

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Brookings

Por tland

Eugene Hood River

Salem

Pendleton Baker City

Madras

Bend

Ontario

Roseburg

Ashland

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An awe-inspiring 363 miles/584 kilometers of public coastline with sandy beaches and stunning rock formations. Savor a route dotted with lighthouses, fishing villages and dramatic scenery.

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A bustling urban core famous for its culinary and cocktail scene, makers and crafters, ringed by forests, farms, rivers and rolling hills.

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An outdoor wonderland with sheer cliffs along a scenic river gorge. Hike gushing waterfalls and the state’s highest peak, sail the rushing wind, and pick orchard fruit.

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University towns, historic farmland and vineyards inspire day trips for tailgaters, wine tasters, berry pickers and museum lovers.

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Arts and culture in charming small towns set in a land of forested hills, wild rivers, mysterious caves and the deepest lake in the U.S.

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A high-desert playground with plenty of sun and snow. Explore mountain trails, fish and raft in sparkling rivers, and ski and golf all season long.

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Big skies, vast vistas and ancestral lands for history and adventure buffs. Seek out colorful canyons, twisting rivers, alpine wilderness and lonesome ghost towns.

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Heceta Head Lighthouse

There’s something unique about the Oregon Coast. It’s not just Highway 101 — that impossibly scenic route known officially as the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, winding its way for 363 miles/584 kilometers from Astoria to Brookings. The truly singular characteristic of the coastline is that it’s free and open to the public, thanks to the historic Oregon Beach Bill. When then Gov. Tom McCall signed the bill into law in 1967, he declared, “Oregon’s coastline will remain secure for generations to come.” That means that the Coast’s beautiful state parks, elegant lighthouses, rolling sand dunes and dramatic viewpoints are here just for you, and yours, and everyone else. Indeed, that’s why they call it “The People’s Coast.”

NEED MORE IDEAS? Contact the Oregon Coast Visitors Association at 888.628.2101 or VisitTheOregonCoast.com, or pick up a regional guide at any visitor center. Call 511 (within Oregon) for updated road condi tions or visit TripCheck.com. Pick up a free Oregon State Highway map at any official visitor center. DRIVING TIMES (In hours) Astoria 1.5 2.5 Tillamook 1.5 1 Lincoln City 2.5 1 Newport 3 1.5 .5 Florence 4 2.5 1.5 Coos Bay 5 3.5 2.5 Brookings 7.25 5.75 4.75 AstoriaTillamookLincolnCity AVERAGE WEATHER JAN. APRIL ASTORIA HIGH 48° 56° LOW 37° 41° PRECIP. 9.62" 4.93" NEWPORT HIGH 51° 57° LOW 30° 41° PRECIP. 10.25" 4.87" BROOKINGS-HARBOR HIGH 54° 59° LOW 40° 42° PRECIP. 10.92" 5.2" (Temperatures given in Fahrenheit) 101 101 199 20 26 30 101 6 22 22 99W 223 18 18 34 38 42 47 47 126 138 202 53 47 229 36 242 595 33 Depoe Bay Gold Beach Port Orford Powers Waldport Yachats Gearhart Bandon Brookings Coquille Florence Harbor Myrtle Point Reedsport Tillamook Warrenton Astoria Lincoln City Newport Seaside North Bend Cannon Beach Manzanita Wheeler Rockaway Beach Garibaldi Pacific City Netarts Dunes City Winchester Bay Lakeside Charleston Coos Bay Bay City Grand Ronde Jewell Siletz Elkton Cave Junction Nehalem Westlake Arch Cape PACIFIC OCEAN Hammond Agness Oceanside Beaver Otis Otter Rock South Beach Seal Rock Mapleton Gleneden Beach Neskowin Toledo Washington Tillamook Rock Lighthouse Cape Meares Lighthouse Yaquina Head Lighthouse Yaquina Bay Lighthouse Heceta Head Lighthouse Umpqua River Lighthouse Cape Arago Lighthouse Coquille River Lighthouse Cape Blanco Lighthouse Cleft of the Rock Lighthouse Pelican Bay Lighthouse Columbia River NehalemRiver WilsonRiver Nestucca River Siletz River Alsea River SiuslawRiver Umpqua River C o quill eRiver RogueRiver IllinoisRiver Rogue River ChetcoRiver Devils Lake Fort Clatsop Ecola State Park Haystack Rock Cape Lookout Sea Lion Caves Cape Perpetua Cape Kiwanda Fort Stevens Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Shore Acres State Park Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor Pistol River State Park Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Face Rock Cape Sebastian

A FEW NOT-TO-MISS ATTRACTIONS

Charleston Marine Life Center

Discover a world of oceanic wonders at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s center. The aquarium, museum, sea-life touch tanks, and special programming offer an in-depth look at coastal ecosystems, marine mammals, ocean habitat and cutting-edge research of local oceans. Charleston, CharlestonMarineLifeCenter.com

Columbia River Maritime Museum

The rich history of the Columbia River is yours to explore here. Interactive exhibits delve into the dangerous Columbia River Bar and the intriguing science of storms. Tour the floating lighthouse — the lightship Columbia — and learn about rivergoing vessels from dugout canoes and sailing vessels to modern freighters. Astoria, CRMM.org

Coos History Museum

As part of one of the oldest continuously operating local historical societies in Oregon, the museum boasts more than 250,000 historic photographs and a broad collection of objects and artifacts. Exhibits and programming highlight the county’s diverse history with the Coquille and Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, as well as coal miners, loggers, ranchers, fishermen and shipbuilders. Coos Bay, CoosHistory.org

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Explore marine life and plants native to the Oregon Coast on this beautiful 39-acre/16-hectare site. Indoor and outdoor exhibits include “Passages of the Deep,” featuring 3,500 sea creatures and a 200-foot/61-meter underwater walkway through shark-filled waters. Newport, Aquarium.org

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

At this open-air attraction, you can chug along behind a historic steam locomotive as it snakes along Tillamook Bay and the beautiful Oregon Coast. Enjoy the 90-minute coastal excursions, and look for seasonal trains like the Fall Splendor Excursion and the Candy Cane Express. Garibaldi, OregonCoastScenic.org

Prehistoric Gardens

In a lush, temperate rain forest on the Coast, Prehistoric Gardens features two dozen dinosaurs lurking in the undergrowth and hiding among the trees and ferns. These colorful, life-size replicas are sure to thrill young and aspiring paleontologists.

Port Orford, PrehistoricGardens.com

Sea Lion Caves

You’ll find one of the world’s great sea caves on the Oregon Coast at Sea Lion Caves, a privately owned wildlife preserve and bird sanctuary. Take an elevator

ride down to sea level to spot the vast numbers of wild sea lions that make their home here. Florence, SeaLionCaves.com

Seaside Aquarium

One of the oldest aquariums on the West Coast, the Seaside Aquarium was originally built as a saltwater swimming pool. Today its tanks house a variety of sea life and an exhibit of harbor seals that play and preen as visitors feed them. Seaside, SeasideAquarium.com

Shore Acres State Park

Perched on a cliff high above the ocean, this former estate is home to beautiful formal gardens — a Japanese-style garden and curated collection of American roses. Another trail leads along the rugged cliff line for dramatic views, storm watching and the chance to see seasonal whale migrations.

Coos Bay, StateParks.Oregon.gov

Whiskey Run Mountain Biking

More than 30 miles/48 kilometers of top-notch trails with moderate climbs and fun descents offer sweeping views of the coastal forest, tranquil streams and fern-covered floors. Find the network between Coos Bay and Bandon off Highway 101. Coos Bay

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TRIP IDEAS

Summer beachcombing and winter storm watching. Classic road trips and hidden getaways. Food trails, art trails and miles of hiking trails. There are so many ways to explore the rich offerings of the Coast. These trip ideas will get you started.

Grand 101 Adventure

Stretching from Astoria in the north to Brookings in the south, Highway 101 winds for 363 miles/584 kilometers of stunning ocean views, soaring cliff lines and charming coastal towns. Just driving the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway is a thrill, but it’s important to slow down and enjoy the dozens of communities, scenic pullouts and state parks along the way. We recommend at least four days to explore the region. You’ll get to know the North Coast’s wildlife areas and crabbing spots; the Central Coast’s scenic beaches; and the teeming tide pools, rugged sea stacks and hidden coves of the South Coast. More than 80 state parks are tucked in along Highway 101, with standouts like Fort Stevens State Park , Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park and Shore Acres State Park. Don’t miss the scenic viewpoints at Cape Meares Lighthouse, Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

North Coast Escapes

Some of the North Coast’s best-kept secrets are hidden in plain sight. At Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, visitors can learn about the rich natural world of the Columbia River Estuary. Hike the 1.5-mile/2.4-kilometer Lewis and Clark River Trail to experience the diverse ecosystems. South of Cannon Beach’s iconic Haystack Rock, beachcombers will find a hidden seasonal waterfall cascading onto the beach at Hug Point State Recreation Site. Walk the 4-mile/6-kilometer strip of the Bayocean Spit for views of the ocean, Tillamook Bay and paragliders soaring aloft. Consider visiting the North Coast in winter, or try heading farther south to escape the summertime crowds. Help reduce impacts by volunteering for a beach cleanup day with SOLVE or for trail maintenance with Trailkeepers of Oregon.

Central Coast Getaway

The Central Coast is the heart of the best things Oregon’s coastal communities have to offer. Fly a kite or search for hidden glass floats on 7 miles/11 kilometers of beaches in Lincoln City, any time of year. Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, a great place for kayaking, harbors majestic egrets, great blue herons and more feathered friends. Visit the smallest harbor in the world, in Depoe Bay, to spy migrating gray whales. At Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, tour the 1873 lighthouse and explore the tide pools on the beach below. In Newport, explore underwater wonders at the Oregon Coast Aquarium or play a round at Wilder Disc Golf Course. Meander along a lush coastal trail in Yachats and pause for photos of the stunning Heceta Head Lighthouse in Florence on your drive south.

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HIKING

These trails offer signature Coast views from ocean vistas to redwood wonders.

EASY

Shore Acres Oregon Coast Trail

This section of the OCT runs from Sunset Bay State Park through two more state parks, Shore Acres and Cape Arago, past sea stacks and seals.

2.3 miles/3.7 kilometers west of Charleston

MODERATE

Amanda Trail

This moderate 2.9-mile/4.7-kilometer trail drops from the top of Cape Perpetua Day-Use Area to a grotto with a statue dedicated to Amanda of the Coos Tribe, who was forcibly marched to the Alsea Subagency camp in the 1860s.

2.3 miles/3.7 kilometers south of Yachats

CHALLENGING

Fort to Sea Trail

This 6.5-mile/10.5-kilometer trail starts in the woods south of Fort Clatsop and goes to Sunset Beach, winding through ancestral lands of the Clatsop Indians.

6 miles/9.7 kilometers south of Astoria

CAMPING

Check out these stunning campsites along the Coast.

FULL AMENITIES

Cape Blanco State Park

You’ll find 52 electrical sites with water, four cabins and six universal access sites at this state park. 10 miles/16.1 kilometers north of Port Orford

RUSTIC

Rock Creek Campground

Located between Florence and Yachats, this rustic, wooded, stream-side campground has trail access to a lovely beach. 15.7 miles/25.3 kilometers north of Florence

BACKPACKING

Mt. Hebo

Backpackers find the 8-mile/13kilometer hike well worth the effort to reach this 12-site campground. 16.5 miles/26.6 kilometers east of Pacific City

South Coast Secrets

The rugged South Coast provides access to lesser-known parts of the Coast and is a great place for fat biking on the beach. At the Oregon Dunes Visitor Center in Reedsport, visitors can get acquainted with the wind-sculpted sandy expanse. Lighthouse lovers delight in the five charming beacons located along this stretch of Highway 101 — Umpqua River, Cape Arago, Coquille River, Cape Blanco and Pelican Bay lighthouses Bastendorff Beach near Charleston offers miles of dog-friendly sand and stunning sunsets. At Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, see the artist-created “Circles in the Sand” labyrinth at low tide during scheduled times throughout the year. In Gold Beach, the majestic Rogue River meets the ocean, and quiet beaches welcome beachcombing, bird-watching and crabbing. Book a fishing charter in Brookings to cast for king salmon, lingcod and rockfish, or hike the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor to view wind-sculpted arches and sea stacks. (Be safe, stay on designated trails and obey all signs.)

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Arts and Culture

With so many fun things to do, great places to eat, and oceanfront places to stay, Rockaway Beach on Oregon’s north coast is the place families love to visit.

Plan your trip at

Visit Rockaway Beach.org

The dramatic and rugged beauty of Oregon’s coastline has attracted filmmakers for decades. The Oregon Film Trail includes stops in Astoria, Cannon Beach and more. Much of this natural beauty is also reflected in the rich collection of diverse artwork by local artists — murals, sculptures and public art installations displayed in coastal communities. The Oregon Coast Public Art Trail is a selfguided trail identifying more than 800 artworks that are outdoors and always on public display. The new Southworth Park statue in Waldport honors Louis Southworth, a Black homesteader. Make sure to see “Poppy,” a 24-foot/7.3-meter stainless-steel interactive installation in Lincoln City; the elegant depiction of Sacagawea at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park near Warrenton; and the whimsical dancing sea-lion sculptures around Florence. Murals abound, from the octopus landscape that greets visitors to Reedsport to the colorful tile mosaics in Port Orford and Garibaldi. Totem poles, fountains and artistic benches are part of the celebration of art on the Coast. Don’t miss the creative work of Bandon-based Washed Ashore, which creates fabulous sculptures out of marine debris to educate the public about plastic pollution. The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts puts on various plays and events.

Louis Southworth sculpture in Waldport

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C olumbia R iver M aritime M useum MORE THAN YOU IMAGINED. The nationally renowned Columbia River Maritime Museum tells the inspiring stories of a mighty river and is home to the largest collection of maritime artifacts in the Pacific Northwest. OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5 • 1792 MARINE DR ASTORIA OR CRMM.ORG • 503-325-2323 EXPLORE. PLAY. STAY. Your oceanside adventure starts at The Fireside Motel in Yachats.

Food Trails

The farmers, fishers and foragers of the Coast are leading a new culinary revolution on Oregon’s western rim. Several food trails offer a taste of this rising scene. The North Coast Food Trail leads epicureans to distilleries, breweries and sea-to-table dining establishments from Astoria to Neskowin. The Central Coast Food Trail guides visitors to tasty artisan treats, farm-fresh produce and decadently prepared seafood from Lincoln City to Florence. The Wild Rivers Coast Food Trail winds from Reedsport to Bandon, Port Orford and Brookings. Delicious stops include farms for strawberries, blueberries and cranberries in season, as well as fresh catch from fish markets, and craft breweries. All along the Coast, look for seafood markets and Oregoncaught fish on restaurant menus. Be sure to ask questions about local, sustainable choices for your dinner table.

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Where happy memories have been made for almost fifty years. Every room is oceanfront. Suites with full kitchens. Full-service venue for weddings and events. New to the property is The Market & Dine-in Deli at Driftwood Shores with provisions and oceanfront seating. Doggie friendly rooms too!

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Winter Wonders

While most people think of the Oregon Coast as a summer destination, a winter trip delivers unexpected treasures. The Coast’s winter temperatures are often warmer than inland climes. Some come for the storm watching from the many safe, dedicated viewpoints found along the Coast, and stay for beachcombing and fort building in the sunbreaks that follow. Winter festivals provide a host of seasonal celebrations, including the Yachats Agate Festival, Newport Seafood & Wine Festival, and culinary events by Winter Waters. Check the event websites for up-to-date schedules and information. Winter provides rich opportunities for wildlife watching, including 24 designated whale-watching viewpoints to look for migrating gray whales. The Oregon Coast Birding Trail has 173 specific spots to view migratory and overwintering birds. Winter is a great season to try your hand at clamming, crabbing and fishing from the dock at towns up and down the Coast.

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Bed & Breakfast

WHERE TO STAY

AGNESS

Cougar Lane Lodge 6

4219 Agness Road (541) 247-7233, www.cougarlane.com

Singing Springs Resort 7

34501 Agness-Illahe Road (541) 247-6162, (877) 330-3777

www.singingspringsresort.com

ASTORIA

Astoria Crest Motel 39

5366 Leif Erikson Drive (503) 325-3141, (800) 421-3141

www.astoriacrestmotel.com

The Astoria Crest Motel sits on nearly three acres, overlooking the mighty Columbia River, Astoria cityscape and the Astoria Bridge. This local, veteran owned, motel delivers epic views, a relaxed setting and well-maintained rooms.

Astoria Rivershore Motel 43

59 W. Marine Drive (503) 325-2921, (866) 322-8047

www.rivershoremotel.com

Astoria Riverwalk Inn 122

400 Industry St. (503) 325-2013, www.astoriariverwalkinn.net

Atomic Motel 29

131 W. Marine Drive (503) 325-4051, www.atomicmotel.com

Best Western Columbia River Astoria 75 3420 Leif Erickson Drive (503) 325-2000

Bowline Hotel 40

1 Ninth St. (503) 325-7546, www.bowlinehotel.com

Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa 46 No. 10 Basin St. (503) 325-4996, (888) 325-4996

www.cannerypierhotel.com

Hampton Inn & Suites

201 39th St. (503) 325-8888, (800) 426-7866

www.hilton.com/en/hotels/astorhx-hamptonsuites-astoria/rooms/

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Selina Commodore Astoria 18 258 14th St. (503) 325-4747

www.selina.com/usa/commodore-astoria

Bed & Breakfast

Clementine’s Guest House & 6 Vacation Rentals

847 Exchange St. (503) 325-2005, www.clementines-bb.com

Vacation Rentals

Captain Johnson House 2 960 Franklin Ave. (509) 664-7982, www.airbnb.com/h/captjohnson

The Y Astoria 1 514 12th St. (208) 914-1496, www.theyastoria.com

Hotel Elliott 32

357 12th St. (503) 503-2222, (877) 378-1924

www.hotelelliott.com

Lloyd Hotel Astoria Bayfront 75 555 Hamburg Ave. (503) 325-2205

www.lloydhotelastoriabayfront.com

Astoria is known for being an idyllic historic coastal town, being featured in such beloved films as Kindergarten Cop and The Goonies. You will find the best hotel deals at the Lloyd Hotel Astoria Bayfront, Ascend Hotels Collection.

Pier 39 - Astoria’s Fisherman Suites 4 100 39th St. (503) 325-2502, www.pier39-astoria.com

RV Park

Klaskanine River RV Park 15 88590 Hwy. 202 (503) 325-8595

BANDON UNITS

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort 186 57744 Round Lake Road (541) 347-4380, (888) 345-6008

www.bandondunesgolf.com

Bandon Inn 57

355 Hwy. 101 (541) 347-4417, (800) 526-0209

www.bandoninn.com

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BROOKINGS UNITS

Blue

1216 Chetco Ave. (541) 469-2161, www.bluecoastinnandsuites.com

Ocean Suites Motel 24 16045 Lower Harbor Road (541) 469-4004, (866) 520-9768 www.oceansuitesmotel.com

Vacation Rentals

Paragon Property Management 5 520 Hemlock St. (541) 412-7995, www.paragonoregon.com

Porch of Brookings 4 919 7th St. (541) 944-0007

www.airbnb.com/rooms/741488348270478889

RV Parks

Beachfront RV Park 125 16035 Boat Basin Road (541) 469-5867, www.beachfrontrvpark.com

Chetco RV Park

16117 Hwy. 101 S. (541) 469-3863, www.chetcorvpark.com

Portside RV Park

16219 Lower Harbor Road (541) 469-6616, www.portsiderv.com

CANNON BEACH UNITS

Argonauta Inn

264 W. 2nd St. (503) 436-2601, (800) 822-2468

www.thewavescannonbeach.com

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Inn at Cannon Beach 40 3215 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-9085, (800) 321-6304 www.innatcannonbeach.com

BAY CITY UNITS

Sheltered Nook on Tillamook Bay

7882 Warren St. (503) 801-2999, www.shelterednook.com

Cannon Beach Ecola Creek Lodge 22

208 E. 5th St. (503) 436-2776, (800) 873-2749

www.ecolacreeklodge.com

Cannon Beach Hotel Collection 37

1116 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-1392

www.cannonbeachhotelcollection.com

Grey Whale Inn 5

164 W. Kenai St. (503) 436-2848

greywhale4.wixsite.com/website-2

Hallmark Resort & Spa

Cannon Beach 118 1400 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-1566, (888) 448-4449 www.hallmarkinns.com

Residential cottage-like architecture

• fireplaces

• garden courtyard and pond

• short block to beach

• homemade cookies

• pet friendly

• family friendly

• complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, DVD library, and use of CB Fitness or CB Yoga.

Inn at Haystack Rock 23

487 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-2714, www.innathaystackrock.com

Lighthouse Inn 8 963 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-2929, (833) 353-2081

cblighthouseinn.com

Eight handsome suites with warm and welcoming interiors • gas fireplaces • mini kitchens • pet-friendly • located in midtown • short block to beach • free DVD library, Wi-Fi, and continental breakfast • complimentary use of Cannon Beach Fitness and Cannon Beach Yoga.

The Ocean Lodge 45 2864 S. Pacific St. (503) 436-2241, (888) 777-4047

www.theoceanlodge.com

Oceanfront 1940s-style beach resort • fireplaces

• great reading library • homemade cookies • great winter storm watching • blown glass chandeliers • family friendly • pet friendly • balconies • complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, DVD library, and use of either CB Fitness or Cannon Beach Yoga.

Schooner’s Cove Inn 30 188 N. Larch St. (503) 436-2300, (800) 843-0128

www.schoonerscove.com

Sea Sprite Guest Lodgings 12 372 N. Spruce St. (503) 436-2266, (866) 828-1050

www.seasprite.com

Its Estuary location offers a secluded, cozy, and intimate atmosphere with breathtaking views of the ocean. It is a more modern getaway located near the heart of downtown Cannon Beach overlooking Ecola Creek and the Pacific Ocean.

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The Inn at Old Town 8 370 Hwy. 101 (541) 347-5900, (877) 884-3466 www.innatoldtown.com La Kris Inn 12 940 Oregon Ave. (541) 347-3610, www.lakrisinn.com Sunset Oceanfront Lodging 65 1865 Beach Loop Drive SW (541) 347-2453, (800) 842-2407 www.sunsetmotel.com Experience friendly hospitality, casual accommodations and a commanding view of Bandon’s legendary sea stacks. Choose from modern or rustic rooms to create a memorable family vacation or romantic getaway. Lord Bennett’s Restaurant is adjacent, with golf, fishing and Old Town shops nearby. Table Rock Motel & Vacation Rentals 26 840 Beach Loop Drive SW (541) 347-2700, (800) 457-9141 www.tablerockmotel.com Windermere on the Beach 25 3250 Beach Loop Drive SW (541) 347-3710, www.windermereonthebeach.com Vacation Rentals Bandon Vistas 8
Portland Ave. SW (541)
Point Condominiums 1
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Property Management 11 Vacation Rentals 1212 Alabama Ave. SE, Suite 14 (541) 347-3790, www.visitbandon.com SeaWinds Estate 1 88515 Pacific Surf Lane (714) 417-6337, www.seawindsestate.com
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RV Parks

Cannon Beach RV Resort

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(503) 436-2221, (800) 633-3466 www.stephanieinn.com

Whether you’re celebrating, relaxing, connecting, or recharging, the Stephanie Inn creates the perfect conditions to indulge in restorative luxury. With sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, luxury amenities, and a celebrated dining experience, the Stephanie is your Ultimate Beach House.

(503) 436-2274, (800) 547-6100 www.surfsand.com

340 Elk Creek Road (503) 436-2231, (800) 847-2231 www.cbrvresort.com

Stay daily or weekly • 99 full hook-ups • paved drives and pads • indoor pool and spa • complimentary Wi-Fi and cable TV • convenience store • game room • public laundromat • gasoline, propane and diesel • complete restroom facilities • picnic tables and brick fire pits.

Sea Ranch Resort 49 415 Fir St. (503) 436-2815, www.searanchcannonbeach.com

CLOVERDALE UNITS

Raines Resort 7 33555 Ferry St. (503) 881-7724, www.rainesresort.net

Motel 6 Coos Bay 94

1445 N. Bayshore Drive (541) 267-7171, (800) 466-8356

www.motel6.com

Plainview Motel & RV Park 14 91904 Cape Arago Hwy. (541) 888-5166, (800) 962-2815

www.plainviewmotel.com

Vacation Rentals

Annie’s Cottage 1 489 Nicholls Ave. (541) 294-2342, www.anniescottage.org

Little Cabin on the River 1 14376 Hwy. 241 (541) 269-7745

RV Park

436-4500, (855) 219-4758

Beachcomber Vacation Homes offers clean, comfortable Oregon Coast vacation rentals with a range of amenities in Cannon Beach, Arch Cape, and Falcon Cove. From family-friendly coastal cabins to oceanfront stunners, they’ll help you find a rental perfectly suited to your needs and desires.

Charming, renovated riverfront cabins with kitchens, RV and tent sites. Private boat dock offering excellent salmon fishing and kayaking on the Nestucca River. Pet friendly. Just behind Cape Kiwanda, 5 minutes to the beach, 2 minutes to downtown Pacific City.

Vacation Rental

Open Nest Vacation Rentals 43 33105 Cape Kiwanda Drive (503) 965-5776, www.opennestrentals.com

RV Parks

Camper Cove RV Park & Campground 50 19620 Hwy. 101 S. (503) 398-5334

www.campercovecampground.com

Raines Resort RV Park 10 33555 Ferry St. (503) 881-7724, www.rainesresort.net

Thousand Trails Pacific City 305 30000 Sand Lake Road (503) 965-6442, www.thousandtrails.com

COOS BAY

Best Western Holiday Hotel

Haystack Lodgings

487 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-2714, (800) 507-2714 www.haystacklodgings.com

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411 N. Bayshore Drive (541) 269-5111, (800) 228-8655

Alder Acres RV Park 88 1800 S. 28th Court (541) 269-0999, (541) 919-5166

www.alderacres.com

DEPOE BAY UNITS

Whale Cove Inn 8 2345 S. Hwy. 101 (541) 765-4300, (800) 628-3409

www.whalecoveinn.com

Bed & Breakfasts

An Ocean Paradise Whales 2

Rendezvous B&B

147 N. Hwy. 101 (541) 765-3455, www.whalesrendezvous.com

Channel House Inn 17 35 Ellingson St. (541) 765-2140, (800) 447-2140

www.channelhouse.com

Inn at Arch Rock 19 70 NW Sunset St. (541) 765-2560, (800) 767-1835

www.innatarchrock.com

Vacation Rental

Keystone Vacation Rentals 35 (503) 443-1414, (800) 708-5880

www.keystonevacationsoregon.com

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www.bestwestern.com/holidaymotelcoosbay

Global Inn

1001 N. Bayshore Drive (541) 808-7004, (541) 808-0700

www.globalinnhotelcoosbay.com

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ELKTON UNITS

The Big K Guest Ranch & Outfitters 20 20029 Hwy. 138 W. (541) 584-2295, www.big-k.com

RV Park

Elkton RV Park 45

450 River Drive (541) 584-2832, www.elktonrvpark.com

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Surfsand Resort 95 148 W. Gower Ave.
Tolovana Inn 93 3400 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-2211, www.tolovanainn.com The Waves Oceanfront Motel 39 188 W. 2nd St. (503) 436-2205,
www.thewavescannonbeach.com The Wayside Inn 22 3339 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-1577,
www.thewayside-inn.com Vacation Rentals Beachcomber Vacation Homes 43 115 Sunset Blvd.
(800) 822-2468
(888) 659-6397
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40 3188 S. Hemlock St. (503) 436-2021, www.cbpm.com Guesthouse Inn 3 1016 S. Hemlock St. (602)
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FLORENCE UNITS

Driftwood Shores Resort & 124 Conference Center

88416 1st Ave. (541) 997-8263, (800) 422-5091 www.driftwoodshores.com

Every room is oceanfront. Rooms with kitchens and threebedroom suites available. Full-service venue for weddings and events. The Market & Dine-in Deli offers on-site provisions, deli, casual menu and informal oceanfront dining. Doggie friendly rooms too! Landmark Inn

1551 4th St. (541) 997-9030, (800) 822-7811 www.landmarkmotel.com

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(541) 997-3933, (888) 824-2750 www.riverhouseflorence.com Three

5647 Hwy. 126 (541) 997-7529, (877) 374-8377 www.threeriverscasino.com

RV Parks

Darlings Marina & RV Resort 33

4879 Darlings Loop (541) 997-2841, www.darlingsresortrv.com

Heceta Beach RV Park

4636 Heceta Beach Road (541) 997-7664, www.hecetabeachrvpark.com

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Port of Siuslaw Campground 124 Park & Marina

100 Harbor St. (541) 997-3040, www.portofsiuslaw.com

Nestled along the Siuslaw River, this quiet campground and marina is just minutes from Historic Old Town Florence. Enjoy fishing, crabbing, clam digging, shopping and fine dining. Free Wi-Fi. Open year-round. Stay with the Port of Siuslaw Campground Park & Marina!

Three Rivers Casino Resort 93

5647 Hwy. 126 (541) 997-7529, (877) 374-8377

www.threeriverscasino.com

Woahink Lake RV Resort 75 83570 Hwy. 101 S. (541) 997-6454, www.woahinklakerv.com

GARIBALDI UNITS

Garibaldi House Inn & Suites 49 502 Garibaldi Ave. (503) 322-3338, (877) 322-6489

www.garibaldihouse.com

GEARHART UNITS

McMenamins Gearhart Hotel 18 1157 N. Marion Ave. (503) 717-8159, (855) 846-7583

www.mcmenamins.com/gearhart-hotel

Located just a short stroll from the beach and overlooking Gearhart Golf Links. With a variety of guestrooms, from kings to bunks, there’s something for everyone. And in the Sand Trap Pub and tucked-away bars, you’ll find craft beer, wine and spirits alongside delicious pub fare.

RV Park

Bud’s Campground & Grocery 27 4412 Hwy. 101 N. (503) 738-6855, www.budsrv.com

GLENEDEN BEACH UNITS

Salishan Coastal Lodge 205 7760 Hwy. 101 N. (541) 764-3600, www.salishan.com

In the heart of the Oregon Coast, your next adventure awaits at Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP Hotels. Zip through the trees at the Aerial Park, enjoy the greens at Salishan Golf Links, and relax at The Spa at Salishan.

Vacation Rental

Beachcombers Haven 14 7050 Neptune Ave. (541) 764-2252, (800) 428-5533

www.beachcombershaven.com

GOLD BEACH UNITS

Pacific Reef Resort 40 29362 Ellensburg Ave. (Hwy. 101) (541) 247-6658, (800) 808-7263

www.pacificreefresort.com

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Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge 20

96550 N. Bank Rogue River Road (541) 247-6664, (800) 864-6357 www.tututun.com

Vacation Rental

Wild Coast Vacations 13 29826 Ellensburg Ave. (541) 247-7100, www.wildcoastvacations.com

In charming Gold Beach, on the beautiful southern Oregon coast, it offers wonderful vacation rental homes that you will always remember! Find the perfect place for your next adventure. One of its cabins, cottages, villas, or beach houses will fit your needs.

96526 N. Bank Rogue River Road (541) 247-4503, www.fourseasonsrv.com

Honey Bear By the Sea RV Resort 65 & Campground 34161 Ophir Road (541) 247-2765, www.honeybearbythesea.com

Oceanside RV Park 80 94040 S. Jetty Road (541) 247-2301, www.oceansiderv1.com

HAMMOND UNITS

RV Park

Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA 305 1100 NW Ridge Road (503) 861-2606, (800) 562-8506 www.astoriakoa.com

LAKESIDE UNITS

RV Park

North Lake RV Resort and Marina 112 2090 N. Lake Road (541) 759-3515, www.northlakeresort.com

LINCOLN CITY UNITS

Anchor Inn Resort 23 4417 SW Hwy. 101 (541) 921-0697, www.theanchorinnresort.com

Beachfront Manor Hotel 28 2855 NW Inlet Ave. (541) 996-9300, (800) 972-6155 www.onthebeachfront.com

Captain Cook Inn 17 2626 NE Hwy. 101 (541) 994-2522, (800) 994-2522 info@captaincookinn.com

Coho Oceanfront Lodge 61 1635 NW Harbor Ave. (541) 994-3684, (800) 848-7006 www.thecoholodge.com

Each room at The Coho has been thoughtfully redesigned to enhance your beach experience: refreshing, vibrant and alive with the coastal flavors native to the Oregon Coast. Juxtaposed against these comfortable, native palettes are the elegance and modern touches of an urban upscale boutique hotel.

Comfort Inn & Suites

136 NE Hwy. 101 (541) 994-8155, www.comfortinnlc.com

Ester Lee Motel

3803 SW Hwy. 101 (541) 996-3606, (888) 996-3606 www.esterlee.com

Inn At Spanish Head Resort Hotel

4009 SW Hwy. 101 (541) 996-2161, www.spanishhead.com

Inn at Wecoma

2945 NW Hwy. 101 (541) 994-2984, www.innatwecoma.com

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Overlook Motel

3521 SW Anchor Ave. (541) 996-3300, www.overlookmotel.net

Pelican Shores Inn 35 2645 NW Inlet Ave. (541) 994-2134, (800) 705-5505

www.pelicanshores.com

Sandcastle Beachfront Motel 39 3417 SW Anchor Ave. (541) 996-3613, (800) 225-0693

www.sandcastlemotel.net

Shearwater Inn 30 120 NW Inlet Court (541) 994-4121, (800) 869-8069

www.shearwaterinn.com

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Siletz Bay Lodge 44 1012 SW 51st St. (541) 996-6111, (888) 430-2100

www.siletzbaylodge.com

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Starfish Manor Oceanfront Hotel 68 2735 NW Inlet Ave. (541) 996-9300, (800) 972-6155

www.onthebeachfront.com

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The newly renovated Inn at Wecoma features spacious, comfortable and affordable accommodations in the heart of Lincoln City. The hotel features modern decor with an indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and continental breakfast. Pets welcome, restrictions and fee apply. Come visit www.innatwecoma.com.

Lincoln Sands Oceanfront Resort

535 NW Inlet Ave. (541) 994-4227

www.lincolnsands.com

Surfland Hotel 53 2133 NW Inlet Ave. (503) 765-5552, www.surflandhotel.com

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Surfland Hotel is a newly remodeled surfinspired oasis in Lincoln City, maintaining its tradition of comfort & relaxation. It’s elevated the guest experience with a complete, contemporary redesign and West Coast, surf-inspired vibes. Rooms feature panoramic ocean views, courtyard with fire pits, beverage bar and bocce ball court for optimal fun and relaxation.

Escape to this oceanfront hotel, which offers a variety of rooms from kitchens to luxury soaking tubs. Enjoy the outdoor pool, BBQ area, sauna, and a dedicated dog park — a perfect beach getaway for guests, including your furry companion.

Looking Glass Inn

861 SW 51st St. (541) 996-3996, (800) 843-4940

www.lookingglassinn.com

Ocean Terrace Condominiums

4229 SW Beach Ave. (541) 996-3623, (800) 648-2119

www.oceanterrace.com

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Surftides Lincoln City 141 2945 NW Jetty Ave. (541) 994-2191, (800) 452-2159

www.surftideslincolncity.com

Iconic resort with newly designed rooms with a dome shaped indoor pool. Plus a tennis and basketball court, with indoor game room. On site restaurant, private ramped beach access, and fire pits to entertain the entire family of every generation.

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Ocean Inn

32 Laneda Ave. (503) 368-7701, (866) 368-7701

www.oceaninnatmanzanita.com

Bed & Breakfasts

The Inn at Manzanita

67 Laneda Ave. (503) 368-6754, www.innatmanzanita.com

RV Park

Nehalem Shores RV Park 26 37395 N. Fork Road (503) 368-6670, www.nehalemshoresrvpark.com

NETARTS UNITS

Vacation Rentals

Zen Garden Bed & Breakfast

8910 Glenesslin Lane (503) 368-6697

www.zengardenbedandbreakfast.com

Vacation Rentals

Coast Cabins

635 Laneda Ave. (503) 368-7113, (800) 435-1269

www.coastcabins.com

Manzanita Beach Getaway Rentals 30

532 Laneda Ave. (503) 368-2929, (855) 368-2929

www.manzanitabeachgetaway.com

MAPLETON UNITS

Bed & Breakfast

Lauren’s Place

10987 E. Mapleton Road (541) 268-6943, www.laurensplacebnb.com

Vacation Rental

Maple

10730 State Hwy. 126 (541) 268-4822

www.maplelanervpark.com

RV Park

Maple Lane RV Park & Marina 46

10730 State Hwy. 126 (541) 268-4822

www.maplelanervpark.com

MYRTLE POINT UNITS

Happy Camp Hideaway 20 825 Happy Camp Road (503) 842-5953, www.happycamphideaway.com

Retreat At Whiskey Creek 1 8325 Whiskey Creek Road (208) 882-0965, www.vrbo.com/312521

NEWPORT UNITS

Agate Beach Motel 10 175 NW Gilbert Way (541) 265-8746, www.agatebeachmotel.com

Experience the mystique of the Oregon Coast from the comfort of this cozy oceanfront property. One bedroom suites are individually unique and include full kitchen, living area and private deck with ocean views. Explore, relax and unwind. Dog-friendly.

Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn

148 3019 N. Coast Hwy. (541) 265-9411, (800) 547-3310

www.agatebeachinn.com

Elizabeth Oceanfront Suites

72 232 SW Elizabeth St. (541) 265-9400, (877) 265-9400

www.elizabethoceanfrontsuites.com

Indulge in Newport’s charm at this upscale oceanfront hotel.

Experience luxury in the new soaking tub rooms or opt for the king/double king rooms, each designed for comfort. Explore local treasures and the coastal vibes steps from the hotel.

Embarcadero Resort Hotel and Marina

Myrtle Trees Motel 28

1010 8th St. (541) 572-5811, www.myrtletreesmotel.com

NEHALEM UNITS

Vacation Rental

Beach Break Vacation Rentals 28 25850 7th St. (503) 368-3865, www.beach-break.com

59 1000 SE Bay Blvd. (541) 265-8521, (800) 547-4779

www.embarcaderoresort.com

Hallmark Resort Newport

151 744 SW Elizabeth St. (541) 265-2600, (888) 448-4449

www.hallmarkinns.com

58 TRAVELOREGON.COM Westshore Oceanfront Suites 20 3127 SW Anchor Ave. (541) 996-2001, www.westshoremotel.com Whistling Winds Motel 16 3264 NW Jetty Ave. (541) 994-6155, (866) 384-9346 www.whistlingwindsmotel.com Bed & Breakfast Baywood Shores Bed & Breakfast 2 1281 SW 62nd St. (541) 996-6700, www.baywoodshores.com Vacation Rentals A1 Beach Rentals 27 3264 NW Jetty Ave. (503) 232-5984, www.a1beachrentals.com A collection of modern, Craftsman and historic homes. Perfect for a couple on a honeymoon or a family reunion! Enjoy private beach access, or whale watch from the hot tub. A short walk from Chinook Winds Casino, tide pools and quiet beaches. Beachfront Garden Inn Vacation Rentals 22 3313 NW Inlet Ave. (541) 994-2324, (866) 994-2324 www.beachfrontgardeninn.com Bella Beach Vacation Rentals 22 1035 SW 62nd St. (541) 921-8885, www.bellabeachrentals.com Regen Vacation Rentals 5 3891 NW Hwy. 101 (541) 992-5001, www.regenrentals.com Sea Gypsy Rentals LLC 55 145 NW Inlet Ave. (541) 921-3175, (800) 597-1008 www.seagypsyrentals.com
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newport 85

135 SE 32nd St. (541) 867-3377, 1-888 HOL-IDAY www.newportcoasthotel.com

When you walk through the doors of the fresh, beautiful and modern Holiday Inn Express and Suites Newport location, you are walking into the best in accommodations, comfort, convenience and service. This ideally located property is newly remodeled.

Inn At Nye Beach 38

729 NW Coast St. (541) 265-2477, (800) 480-2477 www.innatnyebeach.com

Nestled into a cozy bluff, Inn at Nye Beach offers the only oceanfront infinity spa on Oregon’s Coast. Our elegantly appointed rooms and fire pits create unique vantage points to enjoy the view and everything that makes Nye Beach special.

Little Creek Cove

3641 NW Oceanview Drive (541) 265-8587, (800) 294-8025

www.littlecreekcove.com

Starfish Point

140 NW 48th St. (541) 265-3751, (800) 870-7795

www.starfishpoint.com

Sylvia Beach Hotel

267 NW Cliff St. (541) 265-5428, (888) 795-8422

www.sylviabeachhotel.com

Whaler Motel

155 SW Elizabeth St. (541) 265-9261, www.whalernewport.com

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Vacation Rentals

Beach Retreat 2

423 SW Elizabeth St. (541) 487-4966, www.beachretreatoregon.com

Lowry Cottage 1 11429 NE Avery St. (253) 841-4948, www.lowryrentals.com

RV Park

Newport South Beach Marina & RV Park 129 2120 SE Marine Science Drive (541) 867-3321, www.portofnewport.com

NORTH BEND UNITS

Itty Bitty Inn 5 1504 Sherman Ave. (541) 756-6398, www.ittybittyinn.com

The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park 203 3201 Tremont St. (541) 756-8800, www.themillcasino.com

Experience over 200 well-appointed rooms and suites in The Mill Casino tower and lodge, or pull into the 102-space, full-service RV park with bayfront views. Modern meeting facilities, banquet catering and group services are available. The Mill Casino. Your friends on the Oregon Coast.

Quality Inn & Suites at Coos Bay 96 1503 Virginia Ave. (541) 756-3191, www.coosbayinn.com

OCEANSIDE UNITS

Bed & Breakfast

Thyme & Tide B and B 2

5015 Grand Ave. (503) 842-5527, www.thyme-and-tide.com

Vacation Rental

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Vacation Rental

Cliffside Getaway Vacation Rental 1 875 1st St. (541) 264-5652, www.cliffsidegetaway.com

Located between Newport and Depoe Bay, this is a perfect base for exploring all the Central Oregon Coast has to offer, including shopping, surfing, golf courses, the aquarium, museums, galleries, hiking trails, whale watching, deep-sea fishing, and other recreation opportunities.

PACIFIC CITY UNITS

Headlands Coastal Lodge & Spa 51 33000 Cape Kiwanda Drive (503) 483-3000, www.headlandslodge.com

Inn at Cape Kiwanda 35 33105 Cape Kiwanda Drive (503) 965-7001, (888) 965-7001 www.innatcapekiwanda.com

Surf and Sand Inn 15 35215 Brooten Road (503) 965-6366, (888) 722-2489 www.surfandsandinn.com

RV Park

Hart’s Camp 16 33145 Webb Park Road (503) 965-7779, www.hartscamp.com

PORT ORFORD UNITS

Castaway by the Sea 1 545 5th St. (541) 332-4502, www.castawaybythesea.com

Sea Crest Motel 18 44 Hwy. 101 S. (541) 332-3040, (888) 332-3040 www.seacrestoregon.com

Newport Belle Riverboat Bed & Breakfast 5

2126 SE Marine Science Drive (541) 867-6290, (800) 348-1922 www.newportbelle.com

The Newport Belle Riverboat Bed & Breakfast is a unique, on-the-water, one-ofa-kind experience on the spectacular Oregon Coast. It offers guests a complimentary happy hour and a delicious breakfast to enhance their experience.

1810 Chinook Ave. (503) 688-3171, www.airbnb.com/h/surfinbird

OTTER ROCK UNITS

The Inn At Otter Crest 94 301 Otter Crest Drive (541) 765-2111, (800) 452-2101 www.innatottercrest.com

Bed & Breakfast

WildSpring Guest Habitat 5 92978 Cemetery Loop Road (541) 332-0977, (866) 333-9453 www.wildspring.com

Vacation Rental

Redfish LOFT 1 517 Jefferson St. (541) 366-2200

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Port Orford RV Village 47 2855 Port Orford Loop Road (541) 332-1041, www.portorfordrv.com

REEDSPORT UNITS

Vacation Rental

Cozy Cattail Vacation Rentals 2

Blue Heron Lane (541) 271-4222, www.cozycattail.com

REMOTE UNITS

Vacation Rental

Remote Outpost RV Park & Cabins 25 23146 Hwy. 42 (541) 572-5105, www.remoteoutpostrv.com

RV Park

Remote Outpost RV Park & Cabins 25 23146 Hwy. 42 (541) 572-5105, www.remoteoutpostrv.com

ROCKAWAY BEACH UNITS

Rockaway Beach Resort 39 615 N. Pacific Ave. (503) 355-2191, (800) 824-1611 www.ezrbr.com

Silver Sands Oceanfront Motel 40 215 S. Pacific St. (503) 355-2206, www.oregonsilversands.com

SEAL ROCK UNITS

RV Park

Seal Rocks RV Cove 36 1276 NW Cross St. at U.S. Hwy. 101 (541) 563-3955, www.sealrocksrv.com

SEASIDE UNITS

Ashore Hotel 22

125 Oceanway St. (503) 568-7506, (800) 645-8678 www.ashorehotel.com

Best Western Plus Ocean View Resort 107 414 N. Prom (503) 738-3334, (800) 234-8439 www.oceanviewresort.com

Ebb Tide Oceanfront Inn 98

300 N. Prom (503) 738-8371, www.ebbtideseaside.com

Wake up to crashing waves at Ebb Tide Oceanfront Inn! Steps from the sandy beach, enjoy ocean views, comfy rooms, pool & hot tub. Explore charming downtown shops & bites, all within walking distance. Your beachfront fun awaits.

Gilbert Inn 11

341 Beach Drive (503) 470-6356, www.gilbertinn.com

Hi-Tide Oceanfront Inn 64

30 Ave. G (503) 738-8414, www.hitideseaside.com

Melt away worries at Hi-Tide Oceanfront Inn, where ocean breezes and comfort await. Relax in our comfy rooms with fireplaces, enjoy ocean views, and savor a complimentary breakfast. Indoor pool and hot tub await your beach getaway. Pet-friendly too!

Hillcrest Inn 27

118 N. Columbia St. (503) 738-6273, (800) 270-7659 www.seasidehillcrest.com

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

34 N. Holladay Drive (503) 717-8000, www.hieseasideor.com

Inn at Seaside 441 2nd Ave. (503) 738-9581, www.innatseaside.com

kitchenette rooms and a short stroll to shops, restaurants, and the best part — the beach!

Inn at the Prom 341 S. Prom (503) 470-6356, www.innattheprom.com

Inn at the Shore 2275 S. Prom (503) 738-3113, www.innattheshore.com

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Salishan Coastal Lodge by SCP Hotels 44.8885° N, 124.0256° W salishan.com Every stay at Soul Community Planet comes with unlimited adventure Glide through crystal-clear waters, explore tidepools, and indulge in local cuisine. Experience the tranquility of lush oldgrowth forests, the serenity of pristine beaches, and discover living history. www.discoverportorford.org @discoverportorford Journey to the oldest, westernmost town site on the Oregon coast, known for sweeping landscapes, a quirky art scene, and friendly locals. Discover PORT ORFORD paradise-lodge.com 541-842-2822 • 888-667-6483 Deep in the heart of Oregon’s wild and scenic lower Rogue River lies an exciting destination for your family reunions, wedding & reception, corporate/religious retreats, or couples get-away. OREGON COAST

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(503) 738-3011, www.kathrynriverfrontinn.com

The Kathryn Riverfront Inn is an upscale boutique hotel on the Necanicum River in Seaside, Oregon. Three blocks from the Pacific Ocean, the Kathryn reflects back on four generations of a hospitality driven family. Home away from home.

Lanai

3140 Sunset Blvd. (503) 738-6343, (800) 738-2683 www.seasidelanai.com

Ocean Front Motel

50 1st Ave. (503) 738-5661, www.oceanfrontseaside.com

Quality Inn

2455 S. Roosevelt Drive (503) 738-8971, (800) 228-5151 www.qualityinnseaside.com

River Inn At Seaside 48

531 Ave. A (503) 717-5744, www.riverinnatseaside.com

For a family-friendly vacation, head to the River Inn at Seaside. It offers a continental breakfast, indoor pool, game room, fire pits, playground, and free bikes for the perfect coastal escape.

Rivertide Suites Hotel 70

102 N. Holladay Drive (503) 717-1100, (877) 871-8433 www.rivertidesuites.com

SaltLine Hotel 64

250 1st Ave. (971) 601-1082, www.saltlinehotel.com

The SaltLine Hotel has everything required for a beach getaway, breakfast buffet, indoor heated saltwater pool, outdoor courtyard for family entertainment, fitness center, and complimentary bicycles for a fun transportation during stay.

Sandy Cove Inn 19

241 Ave. U (503) 738-7473, www.sandycoveinn.net

The Seashore Inn...on the Beach 54 60 N. Prom (503) 738-6368, (888) 738-6368 www.seashoreinnor.com

Beachfront hotel with friendly service. Fiftyfour rooms featuring mini-fridges, microwaves and coffee makers. Many rooms feature an ocean front view. Complimentary breakfast served daily. Dogs are welcome! Free WiFi, indoor pool, hot tub and sauna available.

Seaside Oceanfront Inn, LLC 14

580 Beach Drive (503) 738-6403, www.theseasideinn.com

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Seaside Oceanfront

30 N. Prom (503) 738-9571, (800) 222-2244 www.shiloinns.com/shilo-innsseaside-oceanfront

The Tides by the Sea 35 2316 Beach Drive (503) 738-6317, www.thetidesbythesea.com

Vacation Rentals

The Commons

2135 S. Roosevelt Drive (541) 270-3004, www.thecommonsseaside.com

Seaside Vacation Homes 40 524 N. Roosevelt Drive (503) 738-0982, www.seasidevacationhomes.com

Tradewinds Condos 15 1022 N. Prom (503) 738-9468, www.seaside-tradewinds.com

TILLAMOOK UNITS

The Ashley Inn of Tillamook 51 1722 Makinster Road (503) 842-7599, www.ashleyinntillamook.com Shilo

2515 N. Main St. (503) 842-7971, www.shiloinns.com

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WINCHESTER BAY UNITS

Vacation Rental

Winchester Bay Vacation Rentals 3 445 Broadway (541) 297-6073, www.winchesterbayrentals.com

YACHATS UNITS

The Adobe Resort 110 1555 Hwy. 101 N. (541) 547-3141, (800) 522-3623

www.adoberesort.com

Located on the ocean’s edge in the beautiful coastal village of Yachats. Amenities include a full-service restaurant, sports lounge, large indoor pool, children’s pool, whirlpool, exercise room and free parking.

Dublin House Motel

251 W. 7th St. (541) 547-3703, (866) 922-4287 www.dublinhousemotel.com

(541) 547-3636, (800) 336-3573

www.firesidemotel.com

Overleaf Lodge & Spa

280 Overleaf Lodge Lane (541) 547-4880, (800) 338-0507

www.overleaflodge.com

Bed & Breakfasts

Ambrosia Gardens Bed & Breakfast

95435 Hwy. 101 S. (541) 547-3013

www.facebook.com/ambrosiagardensbedbreakfast

Heceta Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast

92072 Hwy. 101 S. (541) 547-3696, (866) 547-3696

www.hecetalighthouse.com

Vacation Rental

Sea-Nik Vacation Rentals 15

3138 Hwy. 101 N. (541) 547-3036, www.seanikvacationrentals.com

RV Park

Sea Perch RV Park 38 95480 Hwy. 101 S. MP171 (541) 547-3505, www.seaperchrvresort.com

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If we had to pick one word to capture the spirit of the Portland Region, it would be “inspired.” There’s an enthusiasm running

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A FEW NOT-TO-MISS ATTRACTIONS

Bird Alliance of Oregon

Meet Julio the great horned owl and many other intriguing birds at this beloved wildlife sanctuary, with 172 acres/70 hectares of family-friendly nature loops to stroll through, right up against Forest Park.

Portland, BirdAllianceOregon.org

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center

Marking the terminus of the trail that brought tens of thousands of settlers west in the mid-19th century, this center keeps history alive. Enjoy daily history talks, a self-guided nature trail, pioneer crafts and games, films, and other special events.

Oregon City, HistoricOregonCity.org

Gallery Without Walls

This unique outdoor exhibit highlights the work of over 90 distinct artists with both rotating and permanent installations. Visitors can take a self-guided tour to view these dramatic works of sculpture. Lake Oswego, ArtsCouncilLO.org

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

One of the nation’s top science museums, OMSI includes a movie theater (with Portland’s largest screen), a cafe, the

Northwest’s largest planetarium, and special teaching labs for chemistry, physics and 3D design.

Portland, OMSI.edu

Oregon Rail Heritage Center

Portland is the only city in the United States with two operating steam locomotives, and you can see them up close at this beloved museum for historic locomotives, railroad equipment and artifacts. Visitors can also hop aboard a family-owned passenger train for a short trip to Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. Portland, ORHF.org

Oregon Zoo

Community supported since 1888, the 64-acre/26-hectare Oregon Zoo is home to more than 230 species of animals, ranging from Asian elephants to desert tortoises. It’s located just minutes from the city center, easily accessed by public transit.

Portland, OregonZoo.org

Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour

Just 30 minutes from Portland, Pumpkin Ridge features seven zip lines that travel as high as 120 feet/37 meters above a forest of Douglas fir and western red cedar and across three suspension bridges. North Plains, PumpkinRidgeZipTour.com

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals

It’s not just the largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest — the Rice Museum is also one of only three Smithsonian-affiliated museums in the state. Rockhounds of all ages will love the shiny, colorful collections of gems, agates, crystals, fossils and more. Hillsboro, RiceNorthwestMuseum.org

Tigard Outdoor Museum

Take in the history of this small town through a series of interpretive panels placed along a 0.75-mile/1.2-kilometer trail in the heart of downtown Tigard. The museum spotlights key residents like Latino community leader Vangie Sanchez and Chinese immigrant Peter Hing. Tigard, FiveOaksMuseum.org/ Tigard-Outdoor-Museum

Tree to Tree Aerial Adventure Park

Woody’s Ziptastic Voyage zip-line tour features six extreme zip lines (including one that is 1,280 feet/390 meters long), a bridge and a 40-foot/12-meter rappel.

Gaston, Tree2TreeAdventurePark.com

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TRIP IDEAS

Trendsetters, trailblazers and innovators: Portland-area pioneers are always starting something new in the worlds of fine cuisine, arts and culture. But within all that innovative urban spirit, the metro area maintains a friendly welcome. Get to know the Portland Region.

Destination Downtown

Downtown Portland is a vibrant hub of shopping, dining, parks and performance halls all crammed into one energetic neighborhood. You’ll find creative, delicious eats at numerous food-cart pods and no shortage of places to admire the city’s iconic bridges over the Willamette River. From Pioneer Courthouse Square near the elegant 19th-century courthouse, a stroll along the Park Blocks leads past the venerable Portland Art Museum and the classic Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, one of five venues that make up Portland’5 Centers for the Arts. Farther east, Tom McCall Waterfront Park offers a path for walkers and runners along the lazy Willamette River. Powell’s City of Books, the world’s largest independent bookstore, houses a full city block of titles for browsing and frequent readings. The hip West End and Pearl District are a shopper’s paradise with scores of unique boutiques, Oregon designers and one-of-a-kind makers.

Sip Trips

A tasting trip to sample some of Oregon’s 22 distinct grape-growing regions doesn’t always have to involve a long, winding drive into the country. Many winery tasting rooms are smack in the middle of the Rose City and surrounding communities. PDX Urban Wineries is an association of 13 independent wineries, including Clay Pigeon, Division Winemaking Company and Helioterra. Tucked in Portland’s West Hills is Amaterra Winery, while in Southeast Portland is the city’s oldest winery, Hip Chicks Do Wine. A bit south of town in West Linn, you’ll find a picturesque tasting room and vineyard walk at Campbell Lane Winery and scenic sipping on the patio at Pete’s Mountain Vineyard. To the southwest, the Tualatin Valley offers scores of options like Alloro Vineyard in Sherwood and Sidereus Vineyard and Winery in Cornelius.

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Historically Black Districts of Portland

North and Northeast Portland are diverse and thriving communities with lively energy and entrepreneurial spirit. Vibrant shopping districts, these locales have also distinguished themselves as culinary hubs with dozens of hot spots clustered on Mississippi Avenue alone, including a world of international cuisine, boutiques, and casual pubs and cafes. Alberta Street has earned the moniker of Alberta Arts District with a monthly street fair and gallery walk, plus a host of stores to delight art-minded visitors like Guardino Gallery, Monograph Bookwerks and Bolt Neighborhood Fabric Boutique Mississippi Studios and the Alberta Rose Theatre bring live music and shows to these districts. The area is home to a growing number of Black-owned businesses including Assembly Brewing; Mister OK’s Essentials, a home and body care brand; and ECOVIBE, a home-goods store. Learn more about these neighborhoods’ cultural heritage and identities with self-guided walking tours by the Alberta Street Black Heritage Markers Project and the Historic Black Williams Project.

Urban Nature Retreats

In Portland you don’t have to go far to feel like you are out of the city and into the wild. Forest Park — one of the largest urban parks in the nation — offers 5,200 acres of grand old trees, meadows and wildflowers. Nearby Washington Park features manicured gardens great for walking. Stroll the Portland Japanese Garden, with eight distinct authentic Japanese-style gardens, or Hoyt Arboretum, with 2,000 species of trees and 12 miles/19 kilometers of trails. The International Rose Test Garden has more than 10,000 rose bushes. The Columbia Botanical Gardens in St. Helens teems with songbirds and wildflowers. Don’t miss the Lower Columbia River Water Trail along Scappoose Bay. In Oregon City, the thundering waters of Willamette Falls create the nation’s second-largest waterfall by volume. Lake Oswego’s George Rogers Park stretches across 26 acres/11 hectares with river access, picnic areas, walking trails and the historic “Iron Furnace,” a testament to the region’s industrial past. Sherwood’s Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is a dynamic watershed known for ample birdlife, while Mary S. Young Park in West Linn features wooded trails and a large off-leash area for canine day-trippers.

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Pioneering Outposts

More than half a million Americans traveled the Oregon Trail in search of better lives in the mid-1800s. Many of them found what they were looking for in the hamlets south and east of Portland. In Oregon City, the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center shares the experiences of Oregon’s Indigenous tribes, Oregon’s Black pioneers, and other pioneer women and men with dynamic exhibits in their own words. The community of Milwaukie is home to Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Store, Restaurant and Bakery, where the recently passed cofounder, Bob Moore, was a champion in bringing natural foods to home chefs. Did you know Gresham was once the raspberry capital of the world? The town’s agricultural history is preserved at the Gresham History Museum housed in a 1913 Carnegie Library, one of the town’s many historic buildings. Enjoy panoramic views from Hogan Butte Nature Park or walk the streets of Gresham to admire the murals and life-size bronze statues that honor the pioneering experience.

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

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HIKING

Stroll through the woods, by the river or to a lighthouse along these trails.

EASY

Mary S. Young

Meander along the 0.59-mile/ 1-kilometer Riverside Loop Trail for views of the Willamette River, or choose another of many easy trails here.

2 miles/3 kilometers north of West Linn

MODERATE

Warrior Rock Lighthouse

This out-and-back to the lighthouse adds up to 7 miles/11 kilometers of flat, moderate terrain on Sauvie Island. It’s great for berry picking and a bird-watcher’s delight.

30 miles/48 kilometers north of Portland

CHALLENGING

Wildwood Trail

This National Scenic Trail winds for 30.2 gorgeous miles/48.6 kilometers through Portland’s Forest Park. Find the southernmost end at the Oregon Zoo.

3 miles/5 kilometers west of downtown Portland

CAMPING

Boat in, walk in or drive in to one of these scenic campgrounds

FULL AMENITIES

L.L. Stub Stewart State Park

Year-round camping is available here with 78 full-hookup sites and 12 walk-in tent sites.

33 miles/53 kilometers northwest of Portland

RUSTIC

Gales Creek Campground

This rustic campground has 19 campsites, including four walk-ins, and is located near hiking and mountain biking trails.

38 miles/61 kilometers west of Portland

BOAT IN

Sand Island Campground

Take the boat shuttle to 31-acre/12.5hectare Sand Island Campground for stunning views of the Columbia River and the Cascade peaks.

30 miles/48 kilometers north of Portland

Outdoor Escapes North of Portland

Though not far from the city, the wide-open roads and small towns of Columbia County feel a world away. This recreational playground offers myriad ways to explore the outdoors. The rails-to-trails Crown Zellerbach Trail leads from the town of Scappoose up the Nehalem Divide toward Vernonia. This moderate 25-mile history trail through woods and meadows with interpretive signs is great for hiking and biking. Get out on the river at the Next Adventure-Scappoose Bay Paddling Center, where you can book rentals and tours for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and even SUP yoga. For cycling enthusiasts, the 21-mile/34-kilometer Banks-Vernonia State Trail offers a car-free, tree-lined route over old bridges and through bird-filled glades. With its tranquil 280 acres/113 hectares, Camp Wilkerson is beloved by day hikers, campers and equestrians alike. Picnic in the sunshine or pitch a tent and sleep out under the stars.

Tualatin Valley Getaway

Just west of Portland’s urban core, the communities of the Tualatin Valley give a warm rural welcome. A weekend getaway offers an immersion into wine, culture and rolling farmland. Take a scenic drive along the Vineyard and Valley Scenic Tour Route, which winds for 60 miles/97 kilometers through Sherwood, Gaston, Banks and Helvetia past orchards, vineyards amd family farms like Blooming Junction and Unger Farms. The state’s winemaking tradition is represented by 40 local wineries and tasting rooms. The cities of Beaverton, Hillsboro and Tigard are known for their international cuisine. Enjoy a flight at SakéOne, Oregon’s only sake brewer, in Forest Grove, or some of the many craft breweries in the region. Two-wheeled tourists ride the beautiful Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway, while paddlers find bliss along the Tualatin River National Water Trail. Adventure along the trails at Wapato Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and cap off your day at an exhibit, show or event at the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts

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WHERE TO STAY

BEAVERTON UNITS

AC Hotel by Marriott

Portland Beaverton

15705 NW Blueridge Drive (971) 329-4300, www.marriott.com/pdxab

Beaverton Budget Inn

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Doubletree by Hilton 98

Portland-Beaverton

15402 NW Cornell Road (503) 614-8100, www.doubletree.com

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13295 SW Canyon Road (503) 646-2155, www.beavertonbudgetinn.com

Best Western Portland West Beaverton 137

9900 SW Canyon Road (503) 297-2551 , www.bestwestern.com/en_US/ book/hotels-in-portland/best-western-portlandwest-beaverton/propertyCode.38182.html

Located just minutes from Downtown Portland, each guest room is designed to help travelers unwind during their stay, offering superior comforts and amenities. While exploring the Pacific Northwest, you’ll witness some of the most distinctive cities and spectacular natural attractions.

Comfort Inn & Suites

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13455 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy. (503) 643-9100, www.choicehotels.com/oregon/ beaverton/comfort-inn-hotels/or132

Element Portland Beaverton 107

15655 NW Blueridge Drive (971) 329-4100, www.marriott.com/pdxel

Homewood Suites By Hilton-

Hillsboro/Beaverton

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15525 NW Gateway Court (503) 614-0900, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/pdxbthw-homewood-suites-hillsboro-beaverton/

Marriott TownePlace Suites 112

Portland Beaverton

3900 SW 114th Ave. (503) 605-9368, www.marriott.com/pdxtb

Beaverton’s newest extended-stay hotel where you can maintain your work/life balance with the comfort, flexibility and

affordability you require. Full kitchens, 3 floor plans, studio and suite options, outdoor pool, fitness center, laundry, BBQ grill, hot/cold breakfast, and high-speed Internet access.

Peppertree Inn

73 10720 SW Allen Blvd. (503) 641-7477, www.peppertreeinn.com

CLACKAMAS UNITS

Clackamas Inn & Suites

44 16010 SE 82nd Drive (503) 650-5340, (800) 874-6560 www.clackamasinn.com

Clarion Inn and Suites

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Clackamas/Portland 9717 SE Sunnyside Road (503) 654-1699, www.choicehotels.com/oregon/ clackamas/quality-inn-hotels/or267

Hampton Inn Clackamas

113 9040 SE Adams St. (503) 655-7900, (800) HAM-PTON

www.hilton.com/en/hotels/pdxclhx-hamptonportland-clackamas/

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Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

12566 SE 93rd Ave. (503) 652.1515, (800) 492.8700

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Independently owned and operated, the Monarch Hotel & Conference Center is 20 minutes from downtown Portland and Portland International Airport. The Monarch features 20,000 sq.ft. meeting space, de Fuego Grille & Whiskey Bar, a seasonal outdoor pool and complimentary parking. Within walking distance to two shopping malls and MAX light rail.

Residence Inn Portland Clackamas

9191 SE Sunnyside Road (503) 557-3566, www.marriott.com/pdxrh

Situated next to Clackamas Town Center, the Residence Inn Portland Clackamas offers free breakfast, free parking, indoor pool, and an outdoor courtyard with fireplace & grill. Pet friendly rooms with in-room kitchens will help create a home away from home.

FOREST GROVE UNITS

Best Western University Inn and Suites

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Situated in charming Forest Grove. Spacious accommodations offer a comfortable stay with a complimentary breakfast buffet, upgraded high-speed internet, indoor pool & Jacuzzi and onsite laundry. Just a few minutes from downtown Forest Grove, Pacific University, dining and wineries. Budget

(503) 992-9533

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GASTON UNITS

Vacation Rental Lifestyle Properties

65 (971) 832-3399

www.lifestylepropertiesoregon.com

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Free daily tours of our historic mills in Pendleton, Oregon, and Washougal, Washington. For store locations and tour information, visit PENDLETON-USA.COM Woven in the Northwest ICONIC WOOL SHIRTS, USA-MADE BLANKETS & MORE VISIT and RIDE today! All aboard for year-round fun! 2250 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR www.orhf.org 503.233.1156 Admission is free. Donations encouraged. Trains run March - December. Museum is open all year! See the 4449 and its sister steam locomotives in their enginehouse! Kids 17 & Under are always FREE FREE FIRST THURSDAYS On the first Thursday of every month portlandartmuseum.org END OF THE OREGON TRAIL VISITOR & INTERPRETIVE CENTER Discover the Oregon Trail Experience with historic games & crafts, educational talks, handmade Oregonian snacks & gifts at The Country Store and the Pioneer Garden. 1726 Washington St, Oregon City | HistoricOregonCity.org 503-657-9336 | Open Sun. 10am-5pm, Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm PORTLAND REGION

GLADSTONE UNITS

Budget Inn 36 19240 SE McLoughlin Blvd. (503) 656-1955

Holiday Inn Express Portland SE- 98

Clackamas

75 82nd Drive (503) 722-7777, www.hiexpress.com/portlandse

HILLSBORO UNITS

CedarTree Hotel 120

4901 NE Five Oaks Drive (503) 521-7678, cedartreehotels.com

Just off Highway 26, experience a different world at this brand-new unique Japanese-style hotel, which offers an exquisite blend of tradition and modernity. Guests can unwind in onsenstyle baths, indulge in the sake bar, and dine in a world-class restaurant.

The Orenco Hotel 10 1457 NE Orenco Station Parkway (503) 208-5708, (888) 503-7094

www.theorenco.com

KING CITY UNITS

Best Western PLUS Northwind Inn 72 & Suites

16105 SW Pacific Hwy. (503) 431-2100, www.bwnorthwind.com

LAKE OSWEGO UNITS

Holiday Inn Express Portland South 94 15700 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road (503) 620-2980, (888) 465-4329

www.hiexpress.com/portlandsouth

Lakeshore Inn 31

210 N. State St. (503) 636-9679, (800) 215-6431

www.thelakeshoreinn.com

Phoenix Inn Suites Lake Oswego 62 14905 SW Bangy Road (503) 624-7400, (800) 824-9992

www.lakeoswegohotel.com

MILWAUKIE UNITS

Econo Lodge SE 27 17330 SE McLoughlin Blvd. (503) 654-2222, (800) 553-2666

OREGON CITY UNITS

Best Western Plus Rivershore Hotel 114 1900 Clackamette Drive (503) 655-7141, www.bestwestern.com

Along the shores of the Willamette River, the Rivershore Hotel is close to the Willamette Falls, historic Oregon City, and tax-free shopping at the Clackamas Town Center.

PORTLAND UNITS

AC Hotel Portland Downtown 204 888 SW Third Ave. (503) 223-2100, (888) 236-2427

www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ pdxar-ac-hotel-portland-downtown-or

Aladdin Inn and Suites 60 8905 SW 30th Ave. (503) 246-8241, (800) 292-4466

www.aladdininnandsuites.com

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Step through the doors and travel through time McMenamins historic hotels will capture your imagination with their legends and lore; keep you entertained with live music, games, and more; and never let you go thirsty! Handcrafted ales, wine and spirits compliment NW pub fare in restaurants and bars sprinkled across the properties.

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Aloft Portland Airport at 136 Cascade Station

9920 NE Cascades Parkway (503) 200-5678, (800) 325-3535 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pdxal-aloftportland-airport-at-cascade-station

The Benson, Curio Collection by Hilton 287

309 SW Broadway (503) 228-2000, (888) 523-6766 www.bensonhotel.com

Best Value Inn

3310 SE 82nd Ave. (503) 777-4786, (503) 777-4786 www.bestvaluepdx.com

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Comfort Suites Southwest 53

11340 SW 60th Ave. (503) 768-4400, (877) 768-4401 www.cspdx.com

Country Inn and Suites Portland 173 9930 N. Whitaker Road (503) 289-1800 countryinns.com/portland-delta-park

Courtyard By Marriott Portland Airport 150 11550 NE Airport Way (503) 252-3200, (800) 321-2211 www.marriott.com/pdxca

Best Western Plus Portland Airport 79 11938 NE Airport Way (503) 251-9991, www.bestwestern.com/en_US/ book/hotels-in-portland/best-western-plusportland-airport-hotel-suites/propertyCode.38169.html

Best Western Pony Soldier Inn 102 Portland Airport

9901 NE Sandy Blvd. (503) 256-1504, (800) 634-7669 www.bestwestern.com

The Bidwell Marriott Portland 249

520 SW Broadway (503) 226-6300, www.marriott.com/pdxct

The Bidwell, where indulgence meets adventure! Enjoy taxfree shopping, local attractions, and vibrant entertainment. Unwind at High Horse with regionally inspired cuisine, connect in the elevated M Club Lounge, and discover more with exclusive on-property comforts.  Welcome to Portland’s Doorstep.

Briarwood Suites 39

7740 SE Powell Blvd. (503) 788-9394, www.briarwoodsuites.com

Canopy Portland | Pearl District 153 425 NW 9th Ave. (971) 351-0230, www.canopypearldistrict.com

Capitol Hill Motel 16 9110 SW Barbur Blvd. (503) 244-1400, www.capitolhillmotel.com

Cascada 100 1150 NE Alberta St. (206) 462-1103, www.cascada.me

Comfort Inn 66

8225 NE Wasco St. (503) 408-8000, www.choicehotels.com/oregon/ portland/comfort-inn-hotels/or112

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown 241 1441 NE 2nd Ave. (503) 233-2401, (866) 242-1264 www.crowneplaza.com/portland

Division Inns 13

3860 SE Clinton St. (503) 206-6509, www.divisioninns.com

Dossier 205 750 SW Alder St. (503) 294-9000, www.dossierhotel.com

DoubleTree By Hilton - Portland 477 1000 NE Multnomah St. (503) 281-6111, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/ rllc-dt-doubletree-portland

Downtown Value Inn 36 415 SW Montgomery St. (503) 226-4751, www.downtownvalueinn.com

The Duniway Portland 327 545 SW Taylor St. (503) 553-7000, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/ pdxtphh-the-duniway-portland

Capturing Portland’s trailblazing spirit, the Duniway is a unique hotel experience, curated for contemporary, eclectic tastes. For a true taste of Portland, Mayrose restaurant and bar offers locally inspired cuisine and craft cocktails that highlight the area’s rich ingredient sourcing.

Econo Lodge-City Center 19 1889 SW 4th Ave. (503) 226-7646, www.econolodge.com

EconoLodge Portland Airport 36 9520 NE Sandy Blvd. (503) 252-6666, (877) 424-6423

www.choicehotels.com/oregon/portland/ econo-lodge-hotels/or030

Embassy Suites by Hilton 251 Portland Downtown 319 SW Pine St. (503) 796-3864

Embassy Suites Hotel Portland Airport 251 7900 NE 82nd Ave. (503) 460-3000, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/ pdxeses-embassy-suites-portland-airport

Embassy Suites Portland Downtown 276 319 SW Pine St. (503) 279-9000, www.embassyportland.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Portland 93 North Harbour 1200 N. Anchor Way (503) 286-6336, www.marriott.com/pdxpf

Fairfield Inn and Suites By Marriott 104 11929 NE Airport Way (503) 253-1400, (800) 228-2800

www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pdxfi-fairfieldinn-portland-airport

Hampton Inn - Portland Airport 129 8633 NE Airport Way (503) 288-2423, (800) HAM-PTON www.hamptonpdx.com

Hampton Inn & Suites Portland - 243 Pearl District 354 NW 9th Ave. (503) 222-5200, www.portlandpearldistrict. hamptonbyhilton.com

Harlow Hotel 25 722 NW Glisan St. (503) 206-5950, www.harlowhotelpdx.com

This boutique hotel is equipped with signature toiletries, plush robes, complimentary slippers and towel warmers for a luxurious experience. Guests have 24-hour access to the cafe on the lower level of this historic building with a modern art deco twist.

The Heathman Hotel 150 1001 SW Broadway (503) 241-4100, heathmanhotel.com

The Hi-Lo Hotel 120 320 SW Harvey Milk St. (971) 222-2100, www.hi-lo-hotel.com

Hilton Garden Inn 121 12048 NE Airport Way (503) 255-8600, (800) HIL-TONS www.portlandairport.hgi.com

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Hilton Portland Downtown 455

921 SW 6th Ave. (503) 226-1611, (800) HIL-TONS www.portland.hilton.com

Nestled in the heart of Portland and providing guests with easy access to entertainment, shopping, sightseeing, and the MAX Light Rail. Enjoy the onsite restaurant, lobby bar, grab-andgo market, and fitness center.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

2300 N. Hayden Island Drive (503) 283-8000, www.ihg.com

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

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320 Columbia Riverfront

909 N. Hayden Island Drive (503) 283-4466, 1-888-465-4329

www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/portland/pdxhv/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps_-HI-_-US-_-PDXHV

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90 NW Downtown Portland

2333 NW Vaughn St. (503) 484-1100

www.hiexpress.com/portlandnwdtwn

The Holiday Inn Portland – Columbia Riverfront, located on the banks of the scenic Columbia River, is minutes from downtown and PDX. With its riverside pool, complimentary parking and WiFi, this full service hotel is perfect for your next family vacation.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport

111 7001 NE 82nd Ave. (503) 252-7001, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/ pdxaiht-home2-suites-portland-airport-or

Hospitality Inn

10155 SW Capitol Hwy. (503) 244-6684, (800) 929-4442

www.hospitalityinnportland.com

Hotel deLuxe

729 SW 15th Ave. (503) 219-2094, (866) 895-2094

www.hoteldeluxeportland.com

Hotel Eastlund 168 1021 NE Grand Ave. (503) 235-2100, hoteleastlund.com

Hotel Grand Stark 57 509 SE Grand Ave. (503) 231-0101

www.palisociety.com/hotels/hotel-grand-stark

Hotel Lucia

127 400 SW Broadway (503) 225-1717, (888) 246-5631

www.hotelucia.com

Hotel Rose 140 50 SW Morrison St. (503) 221-0711, (866) 866-7977

www.hotelroseportland.com

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Hotel Vance 180 1455 SW Broadway (503) 334-2167, www.hotelvance.com

The Hotel Zags

515 SW Clay St. (503) 484-1084, (877) 484-1084

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203 2080 S. River Drive (503) 241-2775

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Hyatt Regency Portland at the 600 Oregon Convention Center

375 NE Holladay St. (971) 222-1234

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Steps away from both the Oregon Convention Center and Moda Center, Hyatt Regency Portland is your place to stay on Portland’s East Side. Adventure awaits at this modern hotel featuring comfortable rooms with inspiring views, local art, food and spirits.

Inn at Northrup Station

70 2025 NW Northrup St. (503) 224-0543, (800) 224-1180 www.northrupstation.com

Inn at the Convention Center

420 NE Holladay St. (503) 233-6331, www.innatcc.com

Jupiter Hotel & Jupiter NEXT 81 800 E. Burnside St. (503) 230-9200, www.jupiterhotel.com

KEX Portland 29

100 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (971) 346-2992, www.kexhotels.com

KEX Portland is a designfocused hotel filled with salvaged materials from around the world, in the heart of the Central Eastside. Its lobby bar Pacific Standard offers award winning cocktails and West Coast fare. Amenities include sauna, gym, and Wi-Fi.

Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland 117 422 SW Broadway St. (503) 228-1212, (800) 263-2305

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by 84 Wyndham Portland NW 4319 NW Yeon Ave. (503) 497-9044, (888) 312-2399

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Portland Airport 98 11207 NE Holman St. (503) 382-3820, www.265.lq.com

The Mark Spencer Hotel

101 409 SW 11th Ave. (503) 224-3293, (800) 548-3934

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McMenamins Crystal Hotel

51 303 SW 12th Ave. (503) 972-2670

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Located in downtown Portland, the Crystal Hotel draws inspiration from the neighboring Crystal Ballroom’s shows. Enjoy NW cuisine in Hal’s Café, a cocktail in Ringler’s Annex, live music in Al’s Den, and end your day with a dip in the saltwater soaking pool. Ahhh.

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Once a 1915 elementary school, the Kennedy School has been transformed into a hotel with restaurants, small bars, movie theater, brewery, soaking pool, gift shop and more. Being sent to Detention has never been this fun.

McMenamins White Eagle 11

836 N. Russell St. (503) 282-6810, www.mcmenamins.com/whiteeagle-saloon-hotel

Motel 6, Portland SE

38 (503) 774-8876, (855) 304-2904

The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel 331 (503) 222-9996, www.thenines.com

Nordic Inn and Suites 24 (503) 253-6427, www.nordicinnandsuites.com

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479 NW 18th Ave. (503) 241-2783, www.nwportlandhostel.com

Oxford Suites Portland - Jantzen Beach 197 12226 N. Jantzen Drive (503) 283-3030, www.oxfordsuitesportland.com

Palms Motor Hotel

45 3801 N. Interstate Ave. (971) 219-3161, www.palmsmotel.com

The Paramount Hotel

808 SW Taylor St. (503) 223-9900, (855) 215-0160

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Park Lane Suites & Inn

809 SW King Ave. (503) 226-6288, (800) 532-9543

The Portlander Inn and Marketplace 100 10350 N. Vancouver Way (503) 345-0300, (800) 523-1193

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Quality Inn Downtown 80 Convention Center 431

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TIGARD UNITS

Comfort Inn & Suites, Tigard 77 10830 SW Greenburg Road (503) 746-4477, www.choicehotels.com/oregon/ tigard/comfort-inn-hotels/or297

Embassy Suites By Hilton 356 Portland Washington Square 9000 SW Washington Square Road (503) 644-4000, portlandembassysuites.com

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Century Hotel 70 8185 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road (503) 692-3600, www.thecenturyhotel.com

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The beauty of the Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge region has been shaped by the geological dramas of the past. Ice age floods carved out the soaring basalt cliff line of the Gorge, and volcanic eruptions scoured the river valley at the foot of Mt. Hood. The majestic, snowy peak — Oregon’s tallest — rises above its surrounding communities to 11,239 feet/3,425 meters. Present-day visitors will find a land of breathtaking beauty in the region’s scenic rivers, shaggy forests and picturesque family orchards along with fresh, seasonal cuisine and craft beer in its friendly small towns. Whether you’re looking for epic outdoor recreation or epicurean wonders, history and heritage or artists’ enclaves, you’ll find it here. This region is a popular one. Our advice is to get off the beaten track, discover the region’s lesserknown delights, and visit during fall, winter and spring. Whatever you do, you’re sure to be shaped forever by your visit here.

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A FEW NOT-TO-MISS ATTRACTIONS

Artback Murals

What began with a group of artists 30 years ago now includes more than two dozen outdoor murals gracing the buildings in Estacada. With themes from Northwest Native tribes to Barlow Road pioneers to historic steam engines, these artworks celebrate the diverse history of the region.

Estacada, ArtbackMurals.com

Brigham Fish Market

Owned by members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, who’ve fished for many generations on the Columbia River, this cheerful market sells fresh fish as well as a tasty lunch menu. Select fresh catch to take home or try the fish and chips (salmon, halibut or cod), sandwiches, and chowders (salmon, clam or seafood).

Cascade Locks, BrighamFish.com

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum

Experience the rich history of the Columbia River Gorge — from ice age floods and the lives of Native people to the travels of Lewis and Clark and lessons about botany and birdlife. The interactive exhibits offer a look at the past and present of this unique landscape.

The Dalles, GorgeDiscovery.org

Gorge Food Trails

Take a culinary tour to discover the best bounty of the region along two food trails,

the East Gorge and the West Gorge Food Trails. Each includes everything from farm stands, family orchards and Native fisheries to wineries and handcrafted cider, ale and coffee. Take a self-guided tour or follow a curated itinerary.

Troutdale to Cascade Locks (West), Mosier to Dufur (East), GorgeFoodTrails.com

Hood River Fruit Loop

Winding through the Hood River Valley and Oregon’s tallest peak, this 35-mile/ 56-kilometer route includes some of the best family farms, berry and lavender fields, orchards, and wineries of the region. Enjoy U-pick options that change with the season and craft beer and cider year-round.

Hood River and Parkdale, HoodRiverFruitLoop.com

“King of Roads” Exhibit

This exhibit chronicles the story of the 73-mile/117.5-kilometer Historic Columbia River Highway. Old photographs and videos tell the King of Roads story from its opening in 1916 to its decline in the 1950s and eventual restoration in the late 20th century. Learn the story and plan your own journey.

Troutdale, TroutdaleHistory.org/ barn-exhibit-hall

Mosier Twin Tunnels

This delightful 4.5-mile/7.2-kilometer section of the Historic Columbia River Highway is closed to car traffic and

popular with walkers and bikers. The trail passes through two tunnels — one new and one built in 1916 — and offers stunning views of the white-capped Columbia River. Hood River, StateParks.Oregon.gov

North American Bigfoot Center

There’s something for every lover of Sasquatch at this center. Colorful displays present a wealth of information about Bigfoot sightings, as well as footprints and other memorabilia. You don’t have to be a believer to enjoy taking a family photo with Murphy, the Bigfoot replica.

Boring, NorthAmericanBigfootCenter.com

Philip Foster Farm

Philip Foster, one of Oregon’s earliest pioneers, helped to create a safer route around Mt. Hood to Oregon City in 1846. It was called Barlow Road, and you can now tour that farmstead site to visit the houses, store, schoolhouse and more that helped chart Oregon’s future.

Eagle Creek, PhilipFosterFarm.com

Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum

Boasting one of the country’s largest still-flying and still-driving collections of antique airplanes and automobiles, this museum brings history to life. Pursue the collection up close (including antique motorcycles) or come on second Saturdays to see these old beauties in motion.

Hood River, WAAAMuseum.org

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TRIP IDEAS

With cascading waterfalls, scores of scenic mountain trails and world-class water play, the Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge region is an immersion in the senses. Sip your way along the Breweries in the Gorge ale trail, visit the farms and orchards, and take in the region’s rich history from the last ice age to early Native American civilization to Lewis and Clark and the present day.

Infinity Loop

One of the most scenic areas to drive in the state just got a bit easier, with the Infinity Loop trail — a road-trip blueprint for the Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge region. Shaped as a figure-eight route and best completed over several days, this itinerary wanders through the river villages, mountain hamlets and farm towns of the region. Start in Troutdale and head to Cascade Locks along the Historic Columbia River Highway. You’ll find art galleries, craft brews and the iconic Bridge of the Gods. From here the trail passes through Hood River. Best known as a windsurfing capital of the world, the city also has plenty to offer art lovers. A walkable and bikeable section of the Historic Columbia River Highway leads to the town of Mosier, where the East Gorge Food Trail beckons. That culinary route continues into The Dalles, where you can stop in for a spell at Sunshine Mill Winery or Tierra de Lobos Winery. Bookworms adore Klindt’s Booksellers, the oldest bookstore in Oregon, and the historic Balch Hotel in the farm town of Dufur offers a charming getaway. Then you’re on to Government Camp on the south flank of Mt. Hood, a playground for hikers, cyclists and snow lovers. Rounding the west side of the mountain into Estacada, visitors can take a self-guided tour of the town’s more than 20 outdoor murals and enjoy craft beverages at Time Travelers Brewing, Stone Circle Cider, Bent Shovel Brewing and others.

Artists’ Way

The dramatic natural landscapes of the Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood National Forest have inspired an outpouring of expression from artists of all mediums. In Troutdale, renowned sculptor Rip Caswell captures the grace of wild creatures in his signature bronze work, which is displayed at the Troutdale Art Center and around the city’s charming downtown. You can see his work, alongside other local artists’, during Troutdale’s monthly First Friday art walks. Estacada is home to Artback Artists check out the Walking Tour of the Estacada Artback Murals and the Spiral Gallery co-op, which showcases artists’ work from around the region. At Greene Bronze in Cascade Locks, bronze artist Heather Greene runs one of the first womanowned foundries in the U.S. The Hood River BIG ART Walking Tour is a self-guided exploration of 18 arresting outdoor installations around town, while the artist-owned gallery Art on Oak displays work made from metal, glass, ceramics, fibers and more. The Dalles Art Center offers classes and regular exhibits in all mediums, while the nearby National Neon Sign Museum preserves this signature expression of a bygone era.

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Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler and the Bridge of the Gods
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HIKING

Mountain vistas, waterfall views and river panoramas are yours to choose from on these scenic trails.

EASY

The Dalles Riverfront Trail

This 10-mile/16-kilometer paved trail follows a bend in the Columbia River and offers beautiful views of the water. Leaves from the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center parking lot

MODERATE

Dry Creek Falls

A moderate hike measuring 4.4 miles/ 7 kilometers out and back, this Cascade Locks trail leads to the foot of a dramatic, 75-foot/23-meter waterfall. 1 mile/1.6 kilometers south of Cascade Locks

CHALLENGING

Timberline Trail

The full 41-mile/66-kilometer hike earns you a trip around the base of the mountain for a multiday adventure and serious bragging rights.

12.5 miles/20 kilometers northeast of Government Camp

CAMPING

Hidden rivers, shaggy forests and alpine lakes make for peaceful camping spots.

FULL AMENITIES

Milo McIver State Park

With RV spots and tent sites, this park is situated on the scenic Clackamas River and close to many recreational options. 4 miles/6.4 kilometers northwest of Estacada

RUSTIC

Nottingham Campground

Tucked in near the east fork of the Hood River, this tent campground is the perfect jumping-off spot.

27 miles/43.5 kilometers south of Hood River

BACKPACKING

Timothy Lake

This alpine lake offers various camping options for backpackers along a 15-mile/ 24-kilometer trail and views of Mt. Hood. 20 miles/32 kilometers south of Government Camp

Four Seasons on Mt. Hood

Oregon’s tallest peak is beloved for its winter wonders, but the Mt. Hood region offers a bonanza of outdoor fun year-round. Anglers look forward to the spring chinook salmon run on the nearby Columbia River, and visitors enjoy viewing the baby salmon (fry and fingerlings) at the Wildwood Recreation Site’s Cascade Streamwatch, accessible via a short paved trail. Summer is an exciting time at Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl with bungee jumping, the region’s only alpine slide and other high-adrenaline activities for kids. Spend the night in a yome (yurt/dome) at Promontory Park. Fall is the time to hike through colorful foliage and safely forage for huckleberries and wild mushrooms. Winter is for powderhounds at the four ski resorts — Timberline, Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Hood Skibowl and Cooper Spur Mountain Resort — as well as snowshoeing, sledding and tubing at one of many Mt. Hood sno-parks.

Farms and Fields

Long after the ice-age floods scoured this area, farms sprang up in the rich sediment left behind. Visitors can experience the resulting agricultural tradition at area farms, fruit stands and food trails. The Hood River Fruit Loop circles the valley with 29 stops at orchards, lavender farms, wineries, U-pick blueberry patches and more. Stop at The Gorge White House for a stunning flower garden, and stay for a wine or cider tasting and garden-fresh bite from the food cart. The Gorge Food Trails (East and West) take gastronomes on a tour of the best cideries, cherry orchards, wineries and farms in the region. Among them, stop at Analemma Wines, Garnier Vineyards or Idiot’s Grace for wines made from grapes grown in the area’s sunny vineyards. In Corbett fill your berry bucket at Columbia View Blueberries and check out farm stays and farmer-for-a-day opportunities at Old McDonald’s Farm

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From the natural beauty to a world of hospitality and culture, an extended stay or just one night, Hood River is your destination for discovery.

Cultivating Culture

With Lewis and Clark, the Oregon Trail and the Historic Columbia River Highway, this region has long been a magnet for some of history’s momentous characters. Fort Dalles Museum, a remnant of an 1856 military installation, preserves stories of trail pioneers. The nearby Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum chronicles the tale of the Lewis and Clark expedition as well as the history of the original residents — Native Americans who inhabited the region for thousands of years before white settlers came west. Travel through time along the 75-mile/121-kilometer Historic Columbia River Highway between The Dalles and Troutdale, the nation’s first planned scenic roadway and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In Government Camp, history buffs will appreciate the historic photos, books and objects — like a ski-lift chair from 1939 — at the Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, with expansive mountain views. Bigfoot fans can geek out at the North American Bigfoot Center in Boring, with artifacts and interactive exhibits for all ages.

Sensational Sipping

There must be something in the water. The breweries, wineries and cideries of the region keep multiplying with delicious results. You can join the libation celebration with a tasting trip through the region. Don’t miss standouts like Stone Circle Cider and Bent Shovel Brewing Beer Garden in Estacada, Gorges Beer Co. and Thunder Island Brewing Company in Cascade Locks, Parkdale’s Solera Brewery, and Freebridge Brewing in The Dalles. Longtime orchard towns Hood River and Mosier have squeezed a new tradition out of local heirloom apples and pears. Taste the results at Fox-Tail Cider and Distillery and others. The area also nurtures a blossoming wine industry with tasting rooms like Boring Winery in Boring, The Gorge Wine Library in The Dalles, and dozens of other wineries in Hood River, Mosier and The Dalles. Hood River’s Hood River Distillers offers explorations in whiskey, vodka and bourbon.

Trail Time

The trails of Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge draw outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world for epic mountain biking, hiking and road cycling. Experienced mountain bikers fly through the curves of the award-winning 15.7-mile/25.3-kilometer Sandy Ridge Trail System, while beginner dirt surfers zip through 3.5 miles/5.6 kilometers of rolling singletrack on the Easy CLIMB Trail. Bikepackers get stoked about rugged sections of the epic Oregon Timber Trail here. Traveling by foot, check out the Mt. Hood Meadows Trail system, where you’ll find 8 miles/12 kilometers of interconnected trail. Milo McIver State Park, which hugs the Clackamas River, is home to 14 miles/22 kilometers of hiking trails. Local trails are especially beautiful in the fall, and they’re more accessible with shuttle services like Mt. Hood Express, the Waterfall Trolley, Sasquatch Shuttle and Columbia Gorge Express. To beat the crowds, hit the trail early or on weekdays, especially in summer, and head eastward for lesscrowded paths. Always remember to follow Leave No Trace guidelines and heed posted signage.

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ARIVER OF ADVENTURE, A MOUNTAIN OF FUN

Discover outdoor wonders, friendly farm animals, delicious drinks and vibrant communities less than an hour from Portland. Here are a few don’t-miss spots, from the slopes of Mt. Hood to Willamette Valley farms.

MT. HOOD SKIBOWL WINTER & SUMMER RESORT

America’s Largest Night Ski Area and home to the world’s only Cosmic Tubing®. When the snow melts, Skibowl transforms into a summer adventure park featuring a half-mile dual alpine slide, bungee jumping, go carts and more. skibowl.com

503-272-3206

HANSON VINEYARDS

Small, award-winning winery set on a fourth generation family farm using sustainable, low-input viticultural practices to create delicious estate wines.

hansonwine.com

971-338-9760

BORING BREWING COMPANY

Located in Sandy, Oregon on the way to Mt. Hood, Boring Brewing is a family-friendly nano brewery focusing on small batch handcrafted beer.

boringbrewing.com

503-427-8619

ALPACAS AT MARQUAM HILL RANCH

Enter the world of alpacas. Get up close and experience these quiet, curious and entertaining animals. Reserve a tour or visit the farm store for alpaca products.

mhralpacas.com

971-212-2210

VISIT ESTACADA

Home to year-round outdoor recreation. The “Gateway to the Clackamas River” offers wilderness, culture and community. Discover historic murals, small shops, unique farms and parks.

visitestacada.com

503-630-3483

MT. HOOD TERRITORY HERITAGE TRAIL

Find historic sites and museums throughout Mt. Hood Territory and learn the unique stories behind them with this interactive map..

omht.us/heritage-trail

Find more inspiration at mthoodterritory.com

WHERE TO STAY

BRIGHTWOOD UNITS

Vacation Rental

Keystone Vacation Rentals 35 (503) 443-1414, (800) 708-5880 www.keystonevacationsoregon.com

Mt. Hood Vacation Rentals 37 (888) 424-9168, www.mthoodrentals.com

CASCADE LOCKS UNITS

Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn 63 735 Wanapa St. (541) 374-8777, (800) 595-7108 www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotels-incascade-locks/best-western-plus-columbia-river-inn/propertyCode.38130.html

Stunning views and spacious guestrooms on the banks of the Columbia River at the Bridge of the Gods. Close to waterfalls, hiking / biking trails, sailing and outdoor activities. Complimentary hot breakfast, indoor pool, spa, fitness room and high-speed WiFi.

Cascade Motel

300 Forest Lane (541) 374-8750, cascadelocksmotel.com

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404 Wa Na Pa St. (503) 374-0015, www.columbiagorgeinn.com

Vacation Rental

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Cascade Locks

14 NW Lakeside Ave. (202) 468-9388, www.gorgenest.com

RV Park

Port of Cascades Marine Park 355 Wa Na Pa St. (509) 637-6911, www.portofcascadelocks.org

DUFUR UNITS

Balch Hotel

40 S. Heimrich St. (541) 467-2277, www.balchhotel.com

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ESTACADA UNITS

Red Fox Motel 32 600 SW Beech Road (503) 630-4243, www.redfox-motel.com

RV Park

Clackamas River RV Park 101 40505 SE Hwy. 224 (503) 630-7000, www.clackamasriverrvpark.com

GOVERNMENT CAMP UNITS

Best Western Mt. Hood Inn 57 87450 E. Government Camp Loop (503) 272-3205 www.bestwestern.com

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Ranked a fan-favorite travel destination in the Columbia Gorge! Historic, boutique inn offers casual charm, rejuvenating spa, bistro, garden grounds, and patio with epic mountain views. Perfect for relaxing getaways, weddings, and retreats. 15 minutes off I-84 at The Dalles.

Located in the village of Government Camp, the renovated Best Western Mt. Hood Inn is the place to stay to enjoy year-round and seasonal activities.

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The Grand Lodges at Collins Lake Resort

48 89000 Government Camp Loop (503) 272-3051, 800-234-6288 www.collinslakeresort.com

Stay at The Grand Lodges North at Collins Lake Resort located right in Government Camp! You will never want to leave the gourmet kitchens, the views, or the year-round outdoor heated pool, and spa! These exquisite accommodations and five-star amenities have earned The Grand Lodges the reputation of being “Your luxury base camp on Mt. Hood.”

Huckleberry Inn

88611 E. Hwy. 26 Business Loop (503) 272-3325, www.huckleberry-inn.com

Mountain Resort Lodging

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Raven’s Nest Vacation Home

1 30245 E. Blossom Trail www.vrbo.com/237214

An hour from Portland, secluded custom built 4-level home at 4,000 ft elevation. Five minute walk to shops, restaurants. Fifteen minute drive to slopes. Hike up to Timberline in the summer and ski down to your door on Glade trail in winter! Great year-round memories are made in this warm, wonderful family home. Sleeps 8.

HOOD RIVER UNITS

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn 194 1108 E. Marina Way (541) 386-2200, (800) 828-7873

www.hoodriverinn.com

3 (503) 760-7394, www.mrl-cabins.com

Mountain Resort Lodging Co. specializes in clean and comfortable knotty pine cabins located high in Mt. Hood’s only alpine village. The cabins, located two blocks from the village core, are within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants and the museum.

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp

83500 E. Kiwanis Camp Road (503) 452-7416, www.mhkc.org

Timberline Lodge

27500 E. Timberline Road (503) 272-3311, (800) 547-1406 www.timberlinelodge.com

Vacation Rentals

Collins Lake Resort

88149 E. Creek Ridge Road (503) 272-3051, (800) 234-6288 www.collinslakeresort.com

Holiday Inn Express & Suites 64 2625 Cascade Ave. (541) 308-1000

www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ hood-river/pdxhd/hoteldetail

Hood River Hotel 41 102 Oak St. (541) 386-1900, (800) 386-1859

www.hoodriverhotel.com

Hood River’s only  waterfront hotel on the Columbia River, offering friendly service and beautiful river views. Enjoy a meal or beverage at Riverside. Spend time in the shoreline pool, hot tubs, sauna, fitness center, or shoreline path. Plus 1-3 bedroom deluxe Riverside Suites.

Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel 37 3880 Westcliff Drive (541) 436-2660, (866) 912-8366

On the National Historic Registry, the Hood River Hotel is Hood River’s oldest and most beloved vintage hotel. Located in the center of downtown, Hood River Hotel is the base camp for year round adventure, top restaurants, breweries, wineries, and fruit orchards.

Horsefeathers Hotel 4 115 State St. (541) 991-9998, www.horsefeathershotel.com

Lost Lake Resort & Campground 13 9000 Lost Lake Road (541) 386-6366, www.lostlakeresort.org

Riverview Lodge 21 1505 Oak St. (541) 386-8719, www.rvlhoodriver.com

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Discover comfort and breathtaking views just 1 hour east of Portland! This hotel offers a range of rooms and suites, featuring feather-free luxury bedding. Explore a scenic garden path leading to a stunning 208-foot waterfall and casual dining at the neighboring restaurant. Your perfect escape awaits!

Columbia Gorge Hotel 40 4000 Westcliff Drive (541) 386-5566, (800) 345-1921

www.columbiagorgehotel.com

Westcliff Lodge 42 4070 Westcliff Drive (541) 386-2992, (877) 386-2992

www.westclifflodge.com

Nestled on seven-plus acres of quiet, wooded grounds and cliffs overlooking the Columbia River, it hopes to be your favorite place to stay in Hood River and provide some special memories to take with you wherever your travels lead.

Bed & Breakfasts

Located in the heart of Government Camp and the base of Mt. Hood Skibowl slopes and Adventure Park. The Chalets at Collins Lake Resort is Mt. Hood’s definitive luxury resort. With 300,000 acres of National Forest playground, a year-round outdoor heated pool and spa, and five-star amenities. The Chalets will become your new home away from home!

Keystone Vacation Rentals 35 (503) 443-1414, (800) 708-5880 www.keystonevacationsoregon.com

Mt. Hood Vacation Rentals 37 (888) 424-9168, www.mthoodrentals.com

Columbia River Historic cliffside hotel above National Scenic Area, 45 minutes from PDX. Seven acres of spectacular gardens, creek, 208´ private waterfall, wedding and corporate venues. Charming view rooms, some with fireplaces, on-site spa, restaurant, patio and lounge overlooking river.

Hampton Inn and Suites Hood River 88 1 Nichols Parkway (541) 436-1600, (800) HAM-PTON www.hamptoninn.com

Gorge View Bed & Breakfast 5 1009 Columbia St. (541) 386-5770, www.gorgeview.com

Sakura Ridge Bed & Breakast 5 5610 York Hill Road (541) 399-9398, www.sakuraridge.com

Vineyard View Bed & Breakfast 4 4240 Post Canyon Drive (541) 400-9665, www.vineyardviewbnb.com

RV Park

Lost Lake Resort & Campground 13 9000 Lost Lake Road (541) 386-6366, www.lostlakeresort.org

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WATERFALL TROLLEY OPEN AIR TOUR

Enjoy an open air Hop-on-Hop-off Trolley adventure along the world famous Waterfall Corridor in the Columbia River Gorge. FULL ADULT DAY PASS $29

www.waterfalltrolley.com or call (503) 241-7474

MT. HOOD UNITS

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort 16 10755 Cooper Spur Road (541) 352-6692, www.cooperspur.com

Cooper Spur is the hidden gem of Mt. Hood. It is surrounded by hiking and biking trails and has on-site skiing, snowshoeing and Nordic trails. There are family and petfriendly cabins, condos and hotel rooms as well as a farm-to-table restaurant.

Bed & Breakfast

Old Parkdale Inn 3 4932 Baseline Drive (541) 352-5551, www.hoodriverlodging.com

RHODODENDRON UNITS

Vacation Rentals

Keystone Vacation Rentals 35 (503) 443-1414, (800) 708-5880 www.keystonevacationsoregon.com

Mt. Hood Vacation Rentals 37 (888) 424-9168, www.mthoodrentals.com

Laughing Bear Cabin 1 27132 E. Marion Road (503) 913-6069, www.laughingbearlogcabins.com

Liberty Lodge of Brightwood 1 64548 E. Lookout Drive (503) 739-5318, www.libertylodgebrightwood.com

Snow Drift Rentals 1 Lolo Pass Road (503) 839-7690, www.snowdriftcabin.com

MARCHESI VINEYARDS & WINERY

The Italian Winery in Hood River, Oregon. Come and experience our Italian hospitality in our cozy tasting room. Enjoy award winning wines: Pinot Grigio, Dolcetto, Barbera, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, and Primitivo, crafted with passion at our winery. We are open daily from 11am to 6pm.

Marchesi Vineyards & Winery

3955 Belmont Dr, Hood River, OR 97031 (541) 386-1800

www.marchesivineyards.com

SANDY UNITS

BEST WESTERN Sandy Inn 45 37465 U.S. Hwy. 26 (503) 668-7100, (888) 882-1214 www.mthoodbestwestern.com

Recently renovated! Located in Sandy near Portland and Mt. Hood. The best of the Northwest is right outside. Enjoy the best of Oregon mountain biking, hiking, golfing, skiing, boating and fishing, as well as many other outdoor recreational activities and local restaurants nearby.

THE DALLES UNITS

Celilo Inn

46 3550 E. 2nd St. (541) 769-0001, www.celiloinn.com

Cousins Country Inn

97 2114 W. 6th St. (541) 298-5161, (800) 848-9378

www.cousinscountryinn.com

Situated midway along the Columbia River Gorge, Cousins Country Inn provides road-weary travelers and hungry diners a great night’s sleep and terrific home-cooked meal. Cousins Country Inn is often referred to by repeat guests as an “oasis of home-style hospitality.”

Fairfield Inn & Suites The Dalles 80 2014 W. 7th St. (541) 769-0753, www.fairfieldthedalles.com

Fairfield Inn offers contemporary accommodations with all the extras for business or play. Award-winning wineries, majestic Mt. Hood, thrilling windsurfing, peaceful fishing, and even Google’s Data Center are all within reach. Make this your adventure base and explore the Gorge’s beauty!

Shilo Inn - The Dalles

112 3223 Bret Clodfelter Way (541) 298-5502, (800) 222-2244

www.thedalleshotel.com

Vacation Rental

Gorge Nest Vacation Rentals, The Dalles 2 321 E. 5th St. (202) 468-9388, www.gorgenest.com

TROUTDALE UNITS

Best Western Plus Cascade Inn & Suites 60 23525 NE Halsey St. (503) 491-9700, (866) 312-0073

www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotelsin-troutdale/best-western-plus-cascade-innsuites/propertyCode.38140.html

Comfort Inn Troutdale-Portland East 77 1000 NW Graham Road (503) 492-2900

www.choicehotels.com/oregon/troutdale/hotels

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McMenamins Edgefield

114 2126 SW Halsey St. (503) 669-8610 www.mcmenamins.com/edgefield

WELCHES UNITS

The Cabins Creekside at Welches

10 25086 E. Welches Road (503) 622-4275, www.mthoodcabins.com

Mt. Hood Oregon Resort

157 68010 E. Fairway Ave. (503) 622-3101, (877) 439-6774 www.mthood-resort.com

Whispering Woods Resort

64 67800 E. Nicklaus Way (503) 622-3171, www.whisperingwoods.net

Luxury at an affordable rate. One- to threebedroom suites with full kitchens, dining/living rooms, washer/dryer, BBQ, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Condominiums have fireplaces. On-site amenities feature outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness room. Nearby 27-hole golf course.

Vacation Rentals

All Seasons Vacation Rentals

31 23804 E. Greenwood Ave. (503) 622-1142, (866) 622-1142 www.mthoodrent.com

Offering everything from intimate, vintage cabins to spacious ski lodges. Riverfront and creekside settings, luxurious golf course accommodations, secluded wooded settings or ski village fun. Hot tubs, saunas and fireplaces. Dogs welcome in most homes. The perfect setting for your family reunion getaway, girlfriend getaways, corporate retreat, ski camp or romantic getaway.

Keystone Vacation Rentals

35 (503) 443-1414, (800) 708-5880 www.keystonevacationsoregon.com

Mt. Hood Vacation Rentals

37 67898 E. Hwy. 26 (888) 424-9168, www.mthoodrentals.com

P LANNING TO VISIT MULTNOMAH FALLS?

Prepare for Historic Highway construction in 2024

Access from the west on U.S. 30/ Historic Columbia River Highway will close starting fall 2024 while we repair the historic viaducts. Multnomah Falls, the lodge and trails will remain open.

Try something new and leave the driving to RideCATbus.org

LEARN MORE AT i84GorgeConstruction.org

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JOEY HAMILTON Linn County Covered Bridge

Tucked between the steep Cascade Mountains and the rolling Coast Range, the Willamette Valley stretches 112 miles/180 kilometers south of Portland. For generations, the Kalapuya and other Indigenous peoples fished the Willamette River and foraged for berries along its banks, leaving traditions carried on today by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. Settlers started arriving on the Oregon Trail in the mid-19th century. Innovators soon began building covered bridges that continue to connect communities. They’ve put down roots in what’s become Oregon’s famous wine country and launched a farm-to-table dining revolution from its fertile soils. Come for a visit and share the culture, heritage and rich bounty of the region.

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DISCOVER OREGON WINE COUNTRY NEED MORE IDEAS? Contact the Willamette Valley Visitors Association at 866.548.5018 or WillametteValley.org, or pick up a regional guide at any visitor center. Oakridge Call 511 (within Oregon) for updated road conditions or visit TripCheck.com. Pick up a free Oregon State Highway map at any official visitor center. DRIVING TIMES (In hours) McMinnville .75 1.25 1.25 1.25 2 2.75 Salem .75 .5 .5 .75 1.25 2 Silverton 1.25 .5 1 1.25 1.5 2.25 Albany 1.25 .5 1 .25 1 1.75 Corvallis 1.25 .75 1.25 .25 1 1.75 Eugene 2 1.25 1.5 1 1 1 Oakridge 2.75 2 2.25 1.75 1.75 1 McMinnville Salem SilvertonAlbanyCorvallisEugene AVERAGE WEATHER JAN. APRIL JULY OCT. CANBY HIGH 47° 61° 80° 66° LOW 33° 40° 53° 42° PRECIP. 5.9" 3.1" .7" 3.4" CORVALLIS HIGH 47° 61° 82° 65° LOW 33° 40° 51° 42° PRECIP. 6.5" 2.9" .6" 3.02" EUGENE HIGH 46° 60° 81° 64° LOW 35° 40° 52° 44° PRECIP. 7.9" 3.1" 1.1" 3.4" (Temperatures given in Fahrenheit)

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A FEW NOT-TO-MISS ATTRACTIONS

Albany Historic Carousel & Museum

Fifty-two different creatures create a wild menagerie in this lovely, oldfashioned carousel. Ranging from zebras and lions to unicorns and dragons, each animal was hand-carved and painted by devoted volunteers. The carousel delights visitors of all ages.

Albany, AlbanyCarousel.com

Cascades Raptor Center

The center works to rehabilitate and release injured wildlife and birds of prey. Those that can’t be safely returned to the wild stay at the center. Meet resident eagles, hawks, falcons and owls, and learn about the wildlife that lives around us. Eugene, CascadesRaptorCenter.org

Chehalem Cultural Center

A fine-arts gallery, exhibition hall, several art studios and a ballroom are all housed in a historic building built by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s. With special events, exhibitions and classes, the center celebrates the arts, community, education, heritage and inclusion.

Newberg, ChehalemCulturalCenter.org

Enchanted Forest

Classic fairy tales inspired the Enchanted Forest, a homemade theme park that marked its 50th anniversary in 2021. Visit a land filled with storybook

characters like Humpty Dumpty, Alice in Wonderland and Little Red Riding Hood, and smile at the DIY craftsmanship everywhere you wander in this family-focused park.

Salem, EnchantedForest.com

Eugene Science Center

Explore exhibits about astronomy, water quality and nanotechnology with playful learning opportunities. Expand your understanding of the sky at the center’s state-of-the-art planetarium with thrilling, 360-degree views and various astronomy shows.

Eugene, EugeneScienceCenter.org

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

Children who dream of navigating the open skies will be enthralled by this nationally acclaimed space, which houses a remarkable collection of aircraft and spacecraft — most notably, the original all-wood Spruce Goose. Exhibits illuminate aviation history, and the museum also houses an IMAX theater.

McMinnville, EvergreenMuseum.org

Gilbert House Children’s Museum

Explore this quaint cluster of Victorianera homes turned children’s museum featuring a play farm; a vet clinic; an outdoor, three-story, Erector Set-style climbing structure (a nod to toy inventor A.C. Gilbert); and more.

Salem, ACGilbert.org

Linn County Covered Bridge Tour

Oregon’s covered bridges are a quaint echo of its pioneer past, and eight of these architectural beauties can be found in Linn County. Plan your selfguided tour by bike or by car along the quiet backroads, and enjoy photo ops with these charming relics of history. Albany, AlbanyVisitors.com/History/ Covered-Bridges

The Oregon Garden

This dazzling botanical garden rambles across 80 acres/32.4 hectares and includes more than 20 specialty gardens. The diverse beauty of the Pacific Northwest is on display with such unique installations as the Water Garden, the Northwest Garden, the Lewis and Clark Garden, and the Conifer Garden.

Silverton, OregonGarden.org

TMK Creamery

Get a tour with the local “cowlebrities” at this dairy that famously turns its cheese into vodka. Time your visit for a “milking with Marc” event and you’ll get to tug on some udders yourself.

Canby, TMKCreamery.com

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TRIP IDEAS

Pinot noir grapes put the Willamette Valley on the map in the 1970s. The resulting wine culture has kept it there, but there’s more to the valley than vineyards. The natural beauty of its mountains and rivers, along with a vibrant arts and culinary scene, offers visitors much more to explore.

Beautiful Byways

Back roads and byways of the Willamette Valley delight sightseers, shutterbugs and history buffs alike. Take a drive through history along the Linn County Covered Bridge Tour near the town of Scio, where a cluster of five historic bridges are set against picturesque backdrops, especially colorful during fall foliage. Dramatic McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway climbs through lava fields, alpine lakes and fir forests. The McKenzie River Scenic Byway follows the banks of that river east of Eugene, while the Marys Peak to Pacific Scenic Byway winds from Corvallis to the Coast boasting a display of ecological diversity and wonder. The Aufderheide Scenic Byway hugs the crystalline waters of the Willamette and McKenzie rivers. Stop along the Silver Falls Tour Route for waterfall hikes and mountain views. The breathtaking Over the River and Through the Woods Scenic Byway charts you through the valley into the forests and rivers of the Cascade mountains, including stops for fishing, swimming, hiking and seeing plenty of wildlife along the way.

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Four Seasons of Wine

World-famous for its pinot noir but also rich in dozens of other varietals like pinot gris, chardonnay and riesling, Willamette Valley wine country offers an astonishing number of choices and an always friendly welcome. With more than 800 wine venues to sample from, it’s lucky that the wine scene here is a year-round affair. Springtime brings mild weather and cherry blossoms, a fantastic time to explore the wineries’ new releases. Summertime’s warm days and nights are ideal for taking in patio views. Things get cozy in fall with harvest season and Thanksgiving specials, when wineries invite visitors to snuggle up with blankets, heaters and fire pits on their outdoor patio spaces. Winter is known as cellar season, with intimate settings to sit, sip and get to know the winemakers. For ongoing events, visit WillametteValley.org.

Two-Wheeled Touring

The spectacular singletrack trails, scenic back roads and familyfriendly bike paths make the Willamette Valley a dream destination for cyclists. Oakridge harbors hundreds of miles of mountain biking trails for intermediate to advanced levels. Experienced riders bomb down the epic 25.4-mile/40.9-kilometer McKenzie River Trail. Road cyclists enjoy the mild 36-mile/58-kilometer Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway, which winds past six of the region’s historic covered bridges and includes the car-free Row River Trail. Riders can take on all or part of the moderate 134-mile/216-kilometer Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway, and the difficult 38-mile/61-kilometer McKenzie Pass Scenic Bikeway challenges the most experienced. Hardy gravel riders grind out the challenging Wings, Wine and Wonder route, winding 54 miles/87 kilometers through farms and vineyards northwest of Salem. Just south in Falls City, Black Rock Mountain Bike Area is a top spot for cyclists to catch some air through a fern-covered forest. As you head southwest of Corvallis, Marys Peak and Alsea Falls Recreation Site are favorite mountain bike spots for cyclists in the know. Meanwhile, you can hike and bike the Old Cascade Crest Trail Area, a scenic network that takes you along remote portions of the Cascades that are millions of years older than the rest of the range. If you’re traveling without wheels, many local shops rent bikes. Companies like Wine de Roads offer wine tours by bike. Check out Cascades Outdoor Center, Horse Creek Lodge and Outfitters, and Cog Wild for exciting guided bike tour options.

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Three Willamette Valley Food Trails

Rich volcanic soils and a steady diet of winter rainfall make way for some of the nation’s top crops. Visitors can enjoy a trio of self-guided food trails to share in the bounty. Along the Great Oaks Food Trail west of Salem, you’ll find family farms committed to sustainability and restoring the native white oak savanna. Stop into markets and eateries that highlight a treasure trove of local ingredients, including honeys, jams, cheeses and ciders. When it comes to farm-to-table restaurant experiences, the towns along the Mid-Willamette Valley Food Trail in the Corvallis and Albany areas are some of the state’s best-kept secrets. May to October is the perfect time to collect (and devour) fresh produce, including blueberries, hazelnuts and pumpkins. The area surrounding Eugene is home to the South Willamette Valley Food Trail, a handy blueprint to the region’s family-friendly U-pick farms, craft breweries, artisan chocolates and more.

Willamette Valley Sip Trip

The north valley’s smaller highways and mellow back roads guide visitors on a charming tour of world-class wine experiences. Start by exploring the vineyards of Newberg, Dundee, Dayton, Carlton and McMinnville, where you can drill down into the Willamette Valley wine-growing region’s distinct American Viticultural Areas, including Chehalem Mountains, Ribbon Ridge, Dundee Hills, YamhillCarlton and McMinnville. Don’t miss the other libations along the way. You can sip your way down the Eugene Ale Trail, which includes hoppy stops at 27 craft breweries, including award-winning Oakshire Brewing Corvallis unites all tasting traditions with hot spots including Block 15 Brewing, 4 Spirits Distillery and 2 Towns Ciderhouse, among many others. Find more thirstquenching beverages along four selfguided, officially designated farm loops around the Willamette Valley — including the Yamhill, South Clackamas, Farmlandia, and Marion farm loops.

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TRAVELOREGON.COM 103 WILLAMETTE VALLEY Learn more and plan your visit at wvv.com Enjoy classic Oregon wine and food pairings, sweeping views, cozy fireplaces and an expansive patio at our Estate Tasting Room in the Salem Hills. WillametteValleyVineyards.com 8800 Enchanted Way SE · Turner, OR 97392 · (503) 588-9463 · info@wvv.com Jim Bernau, Founder/CEO Willamette Tasting Room & Restaurants Discover wine-country hospitality at Willamette’s Tasting Room & Restaurants with wine flights, bottle shops, barrel booth seating, indoor/ outdoor dining, cozy fireplaces and curated wine and food pairings. Salem Hills · Lake Oswego · Vancouver Waterfront · Happy Valley · Bend The Holman aims to be a living room for the city of Salem, its visitors and the great people who live and work here. Step into a world of contemporary art, light filled spaces, thoughtful amenities, modern design and comfort (971) 900-5560 www.theholmanhotel.com - HOME OF –Holman Riverfront Park Hotel Salem 195 Commercial St SE Salem, Oregon 97301 Expect magic and miracles A modern West Coast drinking and dining establishment with upscale small plate cuisine, Pacific Standard serves as a core gathering space in the hotel with a central bar and a modern, comfortable, lived-in environment.

HIKING

From thundering waterfalls to breathtaking panoramas, these trails are sure to delight all comers.

EASY

Salt Creek Falls

It’s a short distance from the parking lot to the waterfall’s wheelchairfriendly observation point. Enjoy the view of the 286-foot/87-meter falls — the second-highest waterfall in Oregon. 23 miles/37 kilometers east of Oakridge

MODERATE

Marys Peak

Choose from among several hikes here, from the 2.4-mile/4-kilometer East Ridge Trail to the 6.4-mile/10-kilometer Northridge Trail. Marys Peak is the highest point in Oregon’s Coast Range. 16 miles/26 kilometers southwest of Philomath

CHALLENGING

Trail of Ten Falls

This 7.5-mile/12-kilometer loop in Silver Falls State Park passes above, around and behind 10 stunning waterfalls. 23 miles/37 kilometers southeast of Salem

CAMPING

Choose camping spots with scenic river views, old-growth forests or lovely lakes.

FULL AMENITIES

Sunnyside County Park

This park offers RV spots and tent camping along the Middle Fork arm of the South Santiam River.

8 miles/13 kilometers east of Sweet Home

RUSTIC

House Rock Campground

Located at the confluence of Sheep Creek and South Santiam River in a stand of old-growth forest, this small campground offers access to day hiking and remnants of a historic wagon road. 28 miles/45 kilometers east of Sweet Home

BACKPACKING

Scott Lake Campground

Twenty rustic tent sites hug the shore of this alpine lake with stunning views of the Three Sisters peaks.

18 miles/29 kilometers east of Belknap Springs

Central Valley History Tour

A quick jaunt off the interstate, the friendly towns of the central valley feel like a step back in time. The Salem area is home to 15 significant heritage sites including Salem’s Deepwood Museum & Gardens and the Willamette Heritage Center In Albany, catch a movie at the restored historic Pix Theatre, and tour the Albany Historic Carousel & Museum to view a collection of hand-carved and painted magical creatures. In nearby Brownsville, a walking tour guides visitors to more than 30 historic sites from the feature film “Stand By Me.” The Linn County Historical Museum teaches a history lesson about the town’s early days as a pioneer settlement. At the Thompson’s Mills State Heritage Site, check out the 165-year-old water-powered grain mill. In Lebanon, where the historic Santiam Wagon Road brought settlers from the 1860s to the 1930s, visitors come for the annual strawberry festival and rides on the antique Santiam Excursion Trains

Willamette Valley Art Tour

The towns around the Willamette Valley reflect the region’s artistic spirit. Salem’s Public Art Walking Tour and online scavenger hunt takes you to unique sculptures, interactive installations and paintings. More than 20 murals cover buildings around Corvallis, and Woodburn celebrates its history and diversity with colorful paintings.

In Eugene the 20x21 EUG Mural Project showcases the work of more than 20 international artists, including Beau Stanton’s massive, electrifying and colorful portrait of a man holding light, which overlooks the downtown LTD bus station. Nearby Springfield offers a self-guided tour of more than 20 vibrant outdoor murals — including one that honors Springfield High School graduate and author Ken Kesey. Just south of Springfield, Cottage Grove immortalizes the likes of local child prodigy and nature writer Opal Whiteley, as well as 1920s movie star Buster Keaton, with murals of their own.

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Your Ride’s Here

Venture from Western Oregon University to the Willamette River in style and explore the historic and culturally-rich cities of Monmouth & Independence, while enjoying the bounty of seasonal menus and locally crafted products.

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ALBANY UNITS

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

105 Opal Court NE (541) 928-8820, (800) HOL-IDAY www.hiexpress.com/albanyor

Phoenix Inn Suites Albany

3410 Spicer Drive SE (541) 926-5696, (888) 889-0208 www.phoenixinn.com/albany

Rodeway Inn - Albany

1212 Price Road SE (541) 926-0170, www.rodewayinnalbanyor.com

RV Park Blue Ox RV Park

4000 Blue Ox Drive SE (541) 926-2886, www.theblueoxrvpark.com

ALSEA UNITS

Bed & Breakfast

Leaping Lamb Farm Stay 2 20368 Honey Grove Road (541) 487-4966, www.leapinglambfarm.com

AMITY UNITS

Bed & Breakfast

Bella Collina Bed & Breakfast 7 6280 SE Eola Hills Road (541) 272-1700, www.bellacollinabnb.com

Vacation Rentals

Lifestyle Properties 65 (971) 832-3399

www.lifestylepropertiesoregon.com

Porch Light Vacation Rentals 23 (971) 424-2152, www.stayporchlight.com

BLUE RIVER UNITS

McKenzie Riverside Cottages 17 54436 McKenzie River Drive (541) 822-3715

www.mckenzieriversidecottages.com

RV Park

Holiday Farm RV Resort 43 54432 McKenzie Hwy. 37 (541) 822-3726, www.holidayfarmrvresort.com

BROWNSVILLE UNITS

Vacation Rental

Historic C.J. Howe Building Vacation Loft 1 360 N. Main St. (541) 466-9109, www.cjhowebuilding.com

CANBY UNITS

Motel 6, Canby 35 463 SW 1st Ave. (503) 266-5400, (800) 466-8356

www.motel6.com/en/home/motels. or.canby.8953.html

RV Park

Riverside RV Park 108 24310 S. Hwy. 99E (503) 263-3000, (800) 425-2250

www.riversidervparkcanbyor.com

CARLTON UNITS

Bed & Breakfasts

Abbey Road Farm Bed and Breakfast 5 10501 NE Abbey Road (503) 687-3100, www.abbeyroadfarm.com

At the heart of this remarkable locale in the heart of Wine Country are the Silo Suites, an exquisite bed & breakfast born from the fusion of three functional grain silos, offering guests a luxurious retreat.

Inn the Ground 9 15250 NW Panther Creek Road www.theground.love

Inn the Ground is a bed & breakfast built into a picturesque hill-side, minutes from Carlton. Watch animals graze on the farm, explore miles of wooded trails, and taste the delicious abundance of food & wine of the Willamette Valley.

R.R. Thompson House 5 517 N. Kutch St. (503) 852-6236, rrthompsonhouse.com

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(971) 424-2152, www.stayporchlight.com

CORVALLIS

(541) 758-8571, (877) 55M-ANOR www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/corvallis/ hotel-rooms/best-western-corvallis/propertyCode.38111.html

(541) 752-0800, www.hiexpress.com/corvallisor

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(541) 758-7647, www.westendsuite.com

(541) 752-2919, www.hcinn.com Vacation

RV Park

Benton Oaks RV Park 138 110 SW 53rd St. (541) 766-6521, www.bceventcentercorvallis.net

So, next time you need a breather from the hustle—spend a weekend in Corvallis.

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COLTON UNITS Vacation Rental Camp Colton 7 30000 S. Camp Colton Drive (503) 824-2267,
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Comfort Suites 110 1730 NW 9th St. (541)
Courtyard by Marriott Corvallis 176 400 SW 1st St. (541) 753-0199, www.marriott.com/eugco Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis 153 2500 SW Western Blvd. (541) 752-5000, www.corvallis.hgi.com Holiday Inn Express on the River 93 781
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There’s nothing to do in Corvallis. No meetings, no responsibilities, nowhere you have to be. Just tempting local treats, picturesque mountain paths, cozy craft breweries, and serene river floats to clear your mind.
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Stoller Family Estate

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Road (503) 864-3404, www.stollerfamilyestate.com

CRESWELL UNITS

(541) 895-4025, (877) 424-6423 www.comfortinn.com/hotel-creswell-oregonor203 DAYTON

www.lifestylepropertiesoregon.com

RV Park

Willamette Wine Country RV Park 190 16205 SE Kreder Road (503) 864-2233, (800) 844-1492

www.willamettewinecountryrvpark.com

DETROIT UNITS

Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat 60 and Conference Center

53000 Breitenbush Road (503) 854-3320, www.breitenbush.com

RV Parks

Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat 60 and Conference Center

53000 Breitenbush Road (503) 854-3320, www.breitenbush.com

Detroit RV Park 18 100 Breitenbush Road (503) 364-7337

www.wix.com/fdmorris/detroitrvpark

DUNDEE UNITS

The Dundee 20 1410 N. Hwy. 99W, Suite 102 (503) 538-7666, www.thedundee.com

Bed & Breakfasts

Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard 9 9600 NE Worden Hill Road (503) 538-8663, www.blackwalnutvineyard.com

Elevate your Willamette Valley experience with a stay at Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard. Relax in one of its nine luxurious guestrooms, and indulge in exquisite wine tastings and delectable culinary creations.

Franziska Haus Bed & Breakfast 4 10305 NE Fox Farm Road (503) 887-0879, www.franziskahaus.com

La Bastide Bed & Breakfast 8 21150 NE Niederberger Road (503) 351-4239, www.labastidebandb.com

Vacation Rentals

Dundee Wine Country Getaway 1 200 SW 7th St. (503) 852-1760, www.walkdundee.com

Lifestyle Properties 65 (971) 832-3399

www.lifestylepropertiesoregon.com

Porch Light Vacation Rentals

23 (971) 424-2152, www.stayporchlight.com

EUGENE UNITS

Americas Best Value Inn, Eugene

37 1140 W. 6th Ave. (541) 343-0730, (877) 646-2466

www.redlion.com/americas-best-value-inn/or/ eugene/americas-best-value-inn-eugene

Best Western New Oregon

129 1655 Franklin Blvd. (541) 683-3669, (800) 528-1234

bestwesternoregon.com/hotels/best-westernnew-oregon

Located across the street from the entrance to the University of  Oregon, The Best Western New Oregon is known for its clean, comfortable rooms — some overlooking the Mill Race. Enjoy the complimentary breakfast, exercise facility and heated interior pool.

Campus Inn & Suites

59 390 E. Broadway (541) 343-3376, (877) 313-4137 www.campus-inn.com

Candlewood Suites Eugene Springfield

87 3005 Franklin Blvd. (541) 683-8000, www.ihg.com/candlewood/ hotels/us/en/eugene/eugcw/hoteldetail

Comfort Suites University

67 3060 E. 25th Ave. (541) 343-7000, www.eugeneuniversityhotel.com

Courtesy Inn

34 345 W. 6th Ave. (541) 345-3391 , www.courtesyinneugene.com

EconoLodge

56 1190 W. 6th Ave. (541) 342-7273, (800) 554-9822 www.econolodgeeugeneor.com

Eugene Whiteaker Hostel

20 970 W. 3rd Ave. (541) 343-3335, www.eugenehostel.org

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GROVE UNITS Best Western Cottage Grove Inn 41 1601 Gateway Blvd. (541) 942-1000 www.bestwesternhotels/cottagegrove.com City Center Motel 15 737 Hwy. 99 S. (541) 942-8322 Cottage Grove Inn 64 845 Gateway Blvd. (541) 767-3100, cottagegroveinn.com Bed & Breakfasts Lily of the Field B&B 2 35722 Ross Lane (541) 942-2049, lilyofthefieldbnb.com Sweet Springs Family Farm 3 71393 London Road (541) 623-2077, www.sweetspringsfamilyfarm.com RV Park Sweet Springs Family Farm 3 71393 London Road (541) 623-2077, www.sweetspringsfamilyfarm.com
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Comfort Inn & Suites, Creswell 72 247 Melton Road
UNITS The Vintages Trailer Resort 36 16205 SE Kreder Road (971) 267-2130, www.the-vintages.com Located in Willamette Valley, The Vintages is a unique lodging experience that features 36 fully restored and new custom fabricated trailers complete with outdoor grills, cruiser bikes, pool, and Fireside — where many can enjoy their favorite libations under the stars.
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EVEN Hotel Eugene

2133 Centennial Plaza (541) 342-3836, (877) 859-5095 www.eveneugene.com

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EVEN Hotel brings you IHG’s newest brand centered on wellness and keeping your life EVEN. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, it’ll help you stay on track with your wellness goals. With a state-of-the-art fitness center, a fitness station in every room, and healthy and delicious food options.

Fairfield Inn & Suites

3003 Franklin Blvd. (541) 743-8990

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The Gordon Hotel

555 Oak St. (541) 762-0555, www.thegordonhotel.com

Graduate Eugene

66 E. 6th Ave. (541) 342-2000, (800) 937-6660 www.graduatehotels.com/eugene

Hampton Inn Eugene

3780 W. 11th St. (541) 431-1225, (800) 426-7866 hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Hayward Inn

1759 Franklin Blvd. (541) 485-2727, (800) 528-1234 www.haywardinn.com

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Just steps from Hayward Field and the heart of the University District, Hayward Inn is Eugene’s modern hotel overlooking Matthew Knight Arena. Enjoy complimentary breakfast, relax by the indoor pool, have a drink at the HiBar and walk the riverfront.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 80 Eugene 2117 Franklin Blvd. (541) 342-1243, (800) 456-6487 www.hiexpress.com/eugeneoregon

Hyatt Place, Eugene 130 333 Oakway Road (541) 343-9333, www.hyattplaceeugene.com

Inn at the 5th 69 205 E. 6th Ave. (541) 743-4099, www.innat5th.com

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So much to Explore Unique culinary experiences, world-class wines, and a charming downtown await you in Oregon’s wine country. And it’s all just a short drive from Portland. TASTENEWBERG.COM We can’t wait to welcome you to historic Albany, Oregon. Plan your family getaway at AlbanyVisitors.com. 541.928.0911 Albany’s Historic Carousel (Jeremy Ito) Explore Albany DINE • SHOP•GATH E R YATS• linguafranca.wine • 9675 Hopewell Rd NW, Salem OR 97304 • info@linguafranca.wine Discover the Essence of Lingua Franca Immerse yourself in the heart of Oregon's wine country while experiencing the elegance and tranquility of Lingua Franca's vineyards, where each glass tells a story of the land and our dedication to exceptional winemaking. ONE OF OREGON’S MOST AWARD-WINNING WINERIES Plan Your Visit at ExploreTock.com/LinguaFranca WILLAMETTE VALLEY

Maverick Hotel 60 1859 Franklin Blvd. (541) 342-6383, www.themaverickeugene.com

Residence Inn by Marriott 108

Eugene Springfield

25 Club Road (541) 342-7171, (800) 331-3131 www.marriott.com/eugri

Tru by Hilton Eugene Springfield 75

3111 Franklin Blvd. (541) 344-8777 www.hilton.com/en/hotels/eugenru-tru-eugene

University Inn & Suites Eugene 47

1857 Franklin Blvd. (541) 342-4804, www.eugeneuniversityinn.com

Valley River Inn 257

1000 Valley River Way (541) 743-1000, www.valleyriverinn.com

Bed & Breakfast

Campbell House Inn 20

252 Pearl St. (541) 343-1119, www.campbellhouse.com

Vacation Rental

Deerwood RV Park 75

35059 Seavey Loop Road (541) 988-1139, www.deerwoodrvpark.com

RV Parks

Armitage Park 37 90064 Coburg Road (541) 682-2000, www.lanecounty.org/parks

Deerwood RV Park 75 35059 Seavey Loop Road (541) 988-1139, www.deerwoodrvpark.com

FOSTER UNITS

Foster Lake Inn 25

6281 Hwy. 20 (541) 401-3293, www.fosterlakeinn.com

GRAND RONDE UNITS

Spirit Mountain Lodge 254

27100 SW Salmon River Hwy. (503) 879-3764, (800) 760-7977 www.spiritmountain.com

Vacation Rental

Wandering Spirit RV Park 130 28800 Salmon River Hwy. (503) 879-5700, www.wanderingspiritrvpark.com

RV Parks

Spirit Mountain Lodge 254 27100 SW Salmon River Hwy. (503) 879-3764, (800) 760-7977 www.spiritmountain.com

Wandering Spirit RV Park 130 28800 Salmon River Hwy. (503) 879-5700, www.wanderingspiritrvpark.com

HALSEY UNITS

Travelodge - Pioneer Villa Truck Stop 57 33180 Hwy. 228 (541) 369-2801, www.pioneervillatruckplaza.com

INDEPENDENCE UNITS

The Independence Trace Hotel 75 201 Osprey Ave. (503) 837-0200, www.theindependencehotel.com

JUNCTION CITY UNITS

Vacation Rental

Territorial Farm Stay and Stable 1 93987 Territorial Hwy. (541) 232-7702, www.territorialbbb.com

RV Park

Richardson Park Campground 88 25950 Richardson Park Road (541) 682-2000, www.lanecounty.org/parks

LEBANON UNITS

Best Western Boulder Falls 84 505 Mullins Drive (541) 451-1000, www.boulderfallsinn.com

RV Park

Mallard Creek Golf Course & RV Resort 43 31966 Bellinger Scale Road (541) 259-4653, www.mallardcreekgc.com

MARCOLA UNITS

Bed & Breakfast

Tipi Village Retreat 6 39615 Wendling Road (541) 933-1145, www.tipivillageretreat.com

McKENZIE BRIDGE UNITS

Caddisfly Resort 3 56404 McKenzie Hwy. (541) 822-3556, www.caddisflyresort.com

Loloma Lodge 5 56687 McKenzie Hwy. (541) 813-6018, www.lolomalodge.com

McMINNVILLE UNITS

Atticus Hotel 36 375 NE Ford St. (503) 472-1975, www.atticushotel.com

The Atticus Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel located in Historic Downtown McMinnville —the heart of Oregon Wine Country. With 36 uniquely inspired rooms, the Atticus Hotel offers an extensive list of services and amenities in an unbeatable location.

Best Western McMinnville Inn 65 2035 SW Hwy. 99W (503) 472-4900, www.bestwestern.com/en_US/ book/hotel-details.38172.html

Douglas on Third Boutique Hotel 15 703 NE 3rd St. (503) 687-3234, www.douglasonthird.com

The Douglas on Third is a fourteen room boutique hotel located in downtown McMinnville, the heart of wine country. The Douglas sets its focus on providing you every amenity to support your comfort, relaxation and peace of mind when traveling.

McMenamins Hotel Oregon 42 310 NE Evans St. (503) 472-8427 www.mcmenamins.com/hotel-oregon

McMinnville Inn 59 381 NE Hwy. 99 W. (503) 472-5187, www.hotelmcminnville.com

Red Lion Inn & Suites McMinnville 67 2535 NE Cumulus Ave. (503) 472-1500, www.redlion.com

Tributary Hotel, Relais & Châteaux 8 610 NE Third St. (503) 376-5200, www.tributaryhotel.com

Oregon’s only Relais & Châteaux property offers luxury accommodations and a destination restaurant that pay homage to Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Tributary offers world-class hospitality in a setting that invites guests to relax amidst the comforts of the region.

Bed & Breakfasts

A’ Tuscan Estate Bed & Breakfast 6 809 NE Evans St. (503) 434-9016, www.a-tuscanestate.com

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Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn

9 10660 SW Youngberg Hill Road (503) 472-2727, www.youngberghill.com

Vacation Rentals

3rd Street Flats

11 219 NE Cowls St. (503) 857-6248, www.thirdstreetflats.com

3rd Street Flats is the ultimate fusion experience, blending the best elements of hotels, B&Bs and vacation rentals into one unforgettable stay in Oregon’s Wine Country. With two locations in the heart of historic downtown McMinnville, choose from 11 uniquely inspired flats, all perched above wineries, restaurants and boutiques.

Lifestyle Properties

65 (971) 832-3399 www.lifestylepropertiesoregon.com

Porch Light Vacation Rentals

23 (971) 424-2152, www.stayporchlight.com

RV Park

Olde Stone Village

4155 NE Three Mile Lane (503) 472-4315, www.oldestonervresort.com

MOLALLA UNITS

Prairie House Inn

6 524 E. Main St. (503) 829-8245, www.theprairiehouseinn.com

MONMOUTH UNITS

Bed & Breakfast

MaMere’s Guest House

5 212 Knox Street N. (503) 917-8745, www.mameresguesthouse.com

NEWBERG UNITS

The Allison Inn & Spa

2525 Allison Lane (503) 554-2525, (877) 294-2525 www.theallison.com

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Best Western Newberg Inn

51 2211 Portland Road (503) 537-3000, www.bestwestern.com/en_US/ book/hotels-in-newberg/best-western-newberginn/propertyCode.38135.html

Town and Country Motel 22 1864 Portland Road (503) 538-2800

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Situated on 35 acres in the heart of Willamette Valley wine country, The Allison Inn & Spa is the premier destination resort for any occasion. Luxurious guest accommodations, signature restaurant serving seasonal cuisine and 500+ wines, and an award-winning wellness spa.

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Abbey Road Farm is a unique destination with a luxurious converted silo inn (B&B), beautifully cra ed winery, indoor/outdoor tasting room, and events venue located on a bucolic 82-acre working farm. Our estate vineyard highlights 15 organically-farmed varietals grown on 45 gently sloping acres, which produces wine with respect to old-world philosophies and a focus on modern techniques. THIS

Travelodge Suites 41 2816 Portland Road (503) 537-5000, www.wyndham.com www.abbeyroadfarm.com

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SALEM UNITS

Best Western Plus Mill Creek Inn 109 3125 Ryan Drive SE (503) 585-3332, (800) 346-9659 www.bestwestern.com/plusmillcreekinn

Comfort Inn & Suites

1775 Freeway Court NE (503) 588-0515, www.comfortinnsalem.com

DoubleTree By Hilton - Salem 80 1590 Weston Court NE (503) 581-7004, (888) 239-9593 www.salemoregon.doubletree.com

The Grand Hotel in Salem 193

201 Liberty St. SE (503) 540-7800, (877) 540-7800 www.grandhotelsalem.com

Hampton Inn & Suites Salem 86

510 Hawthorne Ave. SE (503) 362-1300 www.salemsuites.hamptoninn.com

Holman Riverfront Park Hotel

195 Commercial St. SE (971) 900-5560, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/ slerpup-holman-riverfront-park-hotel-salem

Vacation Rental

AtTheJoy 5900 Zena Road NW www.atthejoy.com

Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley’s Eola-Amity Hills, surrounded by 24 acres of the breathtaking Anahata vineyard, enjoy the 6500 sq ft and 6+ bedroom retreat called AtTheJoy.

RV Park

Salem Campground & RVs 182 3700 Hagers Grove Road SE (503) 581-6736, (800) 826-9605

SCOTTS MILLS UNITS

RV Park

Camp Dakota Campground 50 1843 Crooked Finger Road NE (503) 873-7432, www.campdakota.com

SILVERTON UNITS

Oregon Garden Resort 103 895 W. Main St. (503) 874-2500, (800) 966-6490 www.oregongardenresort.com

The Hotel Salem

4370 Commercial St. SE (503) 588-9220, www.hotelsalemoregon.com

Howard Johnson Inn Salem by Wyndham

(541) 782-2611, www.arborinnmotel.net

PHILOMATH UNITS

Galaxie Motel

104 S. 20th St. (541) 929-4334, www.galaxie-motel.com

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RAINBOW UNITS

Harbick’s Country Inn 21 54791 McKenzie Hwy. (541) 822-3805, www.harbickscountryinn.com

2250 Mission St. SE (503) 375-7710, www.wyndhamhotels.com/ hotels/salem-or?brand_id=HJ

Motel 6 Salem Expo Center

3195 Portland Road NE (503) 585-2900, (800) 424-6423 www.motel6.com/en/home/motels. or.salem.8709.html

Residence Inn by Marriott

640 Hawthorne Ave. SE (503) 585-6500, (800) 331-3131

www.marriott.com/sleri

Shilo Inn Suites, Salem

3304 Market St. NE (503) 581-4001

www.shiloinns.com/shilo-inns-salem

Bed & Breakfast

Century House of Salem Bed & Breakfast 3 292 17th St. SE (503) 884-7062

www.centuryhouseofsalembandb.com

Silverton Inn & Suites 18 310 N. Water St. (503) 873-1000, www.silvertoninnandsuites.com

SPRINGFIELD UNITS

Comfort Suites - Springfield 77 969 Kruse Way (541) 746-5359, www.choicehotels.com/oregon/ springfield/comfort-suites-hotels/or095

Courtyard by Marriott 116 Eugene-Springfield 3443 Hutton St. (541) 726-2121, www.marriott.com/eugcy

Hilton Garden Inn - Eugene/Springfield 149 3528 Gateway St. (541) 736-3000, www.eugenespringfield.hgi.com

Holiday Inn Express 153 Eugene - Springfield 919 Kruse Way (541) 284-0707, (800) 465-4329

www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ springfield/sfihs/hoteldetail

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& Breakfasts Chehalem Ridge Bed & Breakfast 5 28700 NE Mountain Top Road (503) 538-3474,
The DreamGiver’s Inn 4 7150 NE Earlwood Road (503) 869-0967, www.dreamgiversinn.com Willamette Valley Bed and Breakfast 5 23535 NE Old Yamhill Road (425) 495-1181, www.willamettevalleybandb.com
Rentals Lifestyle Properties 65 100 N. Springbrook Road (971) 832-3399 www.lifestylepropertiesoregon.com Porch Light Vacation Rentals 23 15350 NE Dopp Road (971) 424-2152, www.stayporchlight.com The U House 1 401 N. Meridian St. (503) 538-8438, (866) 538-8438 www.theuhouse.com
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Southern Oregon is home to a tremendous cache of natural treasures — underground marble caverns in one of the West’s largest cave systems, the nation’s deepest lake in the caldera of an ancient volcano, and miles of rushing rivers. The region is also home to human-made gems like the highly regarded Oregon Shakespeare Festival, an acclaimed winemaking tradition, and an award-winning culinary and craft-beer scene. There’s richness here everywhere you wander.

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A FEW NOT-TO-MISS ATTRACTIONS

Butterfly Pavilion at Elkton Community Education Center

Stop by this fascinating complex on the Umpqua River for acres of wildflower gardens and a native plant park with an enclosed screen house for butterfly culivation and care, plus a historic fort. Expect talks and guided walks all summer long.

Elkton, ElktonButterflies.com

Crater Lake ZipLine

Get a bird’s-eye viewing of the forest as you zip through the canopies of the trees. This nine-line course includes rappels, sky bridges and sweeping views of the Klamath Basin.

Klamath Falls, CraterLakeZipLine.com

Favell Museum

More than 100,000 artifacts illustrate the lives of Indigenous tribes from North and South America, while original paintings by many famous western artists, including “The Scouts” by Charles M. Russell, portray the heritage and beauty of the West.

Klamath Falls, FavellMuseum.org

Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve

The curving, marbled passageways here were formed slowly as water seeped into the rock over the ages. Explore the snaking tunnels, visit a large room 220 feet/67 meters below the surface and learn about the unique geology on display here. The area also features hiking trails and opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Cave Junction, NPS.gov/OrCa

Rogue Creamery Dairy

This famous Oregon cheesemaker crafts a range of delightful cheddars and blue cheeses with the help of its own sweet herd of cows. Visitors can grab lunch, sample cheeses and even meet the cows in their sunny pastures on a guided tour. Grants Pass, RogueCreamery.com

Rogue Valley ZipLine Adventure

This year-round zip park offers guided tours that include a thrilling ride across a canyon. Zip through the historic goldmining country in the Rogue River Valley. Gold Hill, RVZipLine.com

ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum

Curious kids of all ages will delight in interactive science exhibits, demonstrations, and performances touching on everything from energy and anatomy to motion and engineering. Ashland, ScienceWorksMuseum.org

Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum

For decades starting in the 1940s, brave wildland firefighters operated out of this center, parachuting from planes into wildfires around the West. Officially closed in 1981, these historic buildings now tell the history of legendary fire crews through archival photographs, vintage equipment and antique tools. Cave Junction, SiskiyouSmokejumperMuseum.org

Treehouse Ziplines

Here you’ll find more than 10 zip lines and a mile/1.6 kilometers of cable strung among the trees. Courses range from beginner to advanced, including a 400-foot/122meter plunge down the Achilles line. Cave Junction, TreehouseZiplines.com

Wildlife Safari

Take a drive through this nonprofit wildlife park to see some 500 animals roaming freely on 600 acres/243 hectares. Keep your eyes peeled for African elephants, cheetahs, lions, Siberian tigers and many other species from around the world. Get face to face with kid-friendly critters at the Safari Village petting zoo. Winston, WildlifeSafari.net

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TRIP IDEAS

Southern Oregon is a land of high drama. From the stages of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to the scene of ancient lava flows and a starring role in the craft-beverage scene, you never know what you’ll find in the next act. Find your own inspiration along this spectacular Oregon road trip.

Gateway to Crater Lake

Just standing on the rim of this 7,700-year-old caldera and looking down into the lapis lazuli-hued waters of 183,000-acre/74,057hectare Crater Lake is the experience of a lifetime. But its gateway communities on Highways 62 and 97 on the southeastern side of the park are worthy of a visit, too. Here you can explore mesmerizing lakes and rivers, and contemplate the art, culture and history of communities like Chiloquin and Fort Klamath. Wood River and Spring Creek in Chiloquin are ideal for paddlers and anglers. Sky Lakes Wilderness Adventures in Chiloquin has rentals and can even arrange for private tours. The 8-acre/3-hectare Fort Klamath Museum and Park near Jackson F. Kimball State Recreation Site sits about 30 minutes from Crater Lake and features a Modoc warrior graveyard, an 1800s jailhouse and a post office. The Collier Logging Museum north of Chiloquin showcases the railroad, logging machines, and a pioneer village with a blacksmith and period houses that show how Oregon families once lived. On the outskirts of town, you’ll find the Train Mountain Railroad Museum that houses the world’s largest private caboose collection.

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Libation Celebration

With a long tradition of winemaking and brewing in and around the Rogue Valley, it’s a pleasure to raise a toast to the region’s bounty. Ashland is home to award-winning Caldera Brewing Company, and Medford alone offers six stops along the Southern Oregon Ale Trail. For wine lovers, the Southern Oregon AVA includes five distinct sub-AVAs — Elkton, Red Hill Douglas County, Umpqua Valley, Rogue Valley and Applegate Valley — with a diverse range of wines. Wine-tasting rooms near Medford feature the bold reds and crisp whites of the Rogue Valley Wine Country. The Bear Creek Wine Trail leads visitors to 14 distinct tasting rooms in Ashland, Jacksonville and Medford. Winding its way out of Grants Pass toward historic Jacksonville, the Applegate Wine Trail leads visitors to 19 award-winning wineries, including producers of syrah, grenache and tempranillo. Go car-free in Jacksonville, where you can hop on a wine trolley or travel in an old-school VW bus on a guided wine tour with Vino Vans. The Umpqua Valley Wine Trail highlights a region with more than 30 wineries.

Rogue River

Gateway to the Rogue

The Grants Pass area is a region of natural wonders with its roaring Rogue River, ancient marble caves and towering Siskiyou Mountains. Grants Pass is the point of departure for Hellgate Jetboat Excursions, which offers exhilarating rides up the Wild and Scenic Rogue River into the awe-inspiring Hellgate Canyon and meals at old-fashioned riverside lodges. For a hands-on, high-adrenaline whitewater-rafting experience, book a trip down the Rogue with one of the area’s experienced guide companies. Explore the marbled halls of the Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve just east of Cave Junction. You can explore the preserve’s 4,554 acres/1,843 hectares, home to six hiking trails. Also near Cave Junction, find Out ’n’ About Treehouse Treesort with zip-line tours and the chance to sleep high in the branches of a tree.

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Umpqua Valley Adventures

The deep river canyons and towering forests make the Umpqua Valley a land of vast beauty and endless stories. The North Umpqua section of the Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway leads to the picturesque fishing towns of Glide, Idleyld Park and Steamboat. You’ll also find access to stunning natural beauty like the Colliding Rivers Viewpoint, Rock Creek Fish Hatchery and multiple trailheads accessing the gorgeous North Umpqua Trail — 79 miles/127 kilometers of hiking, waterfalls, mountain biking and fishing. The Umpqua Valley wine region is home to more than two dozen world-class tasting rooms and vineyards spread among the towns of Elkton, Oakland, Winston and Roseburg. The city of Roseburg is big on history with its Blast Tour — chronicling a dynamite explosion that leveled eight city blocks — as well as the Douglas County Museum. Winston is home to the 600-acre/243-hectare drive-through Wildlife Safari. Visit Oakland for a tour of more than 90 historic buildings, antique shops and pioneer cemeteries, and follow the self-guided Great Umpqua Food Trail for dozens of local food-based experiences along the way. In Sutherlin you’ll find unique shops, a farmers market and the Radio Days Theater of the Mind Museum.

HIKING

The region’s highest peak, tallest waterfall and epic views are among the best local hikes.

EASY

Watson Falls

Stroll this gentle 0.4-mile/0.6-kilometer trail to the bottom of a gorgeous 294foot/90-meter waterfall, the highest waterfall in Southern Oregon.

61 miles/98 kilometers east of Roseburg

MODERATE

Grizzly Peak

A 5.5-mile/8.9-kilometer lollipop loop offers sweeping views of Ashland below and Mt. Shasta and Mt. McLoughlin in the distance.

15 miles/24 kilometers northeast of Ashland

CHALLENGING

Mt. McLoughlin

Want to say that you’ve climbed the highest peak in Southern Oregon?

If you’re an experienced hiker, this 10.6-mile/17-kilometer hike is for you.

43 miles/69 kilometers east of Medford

CAMPING

Have an RV and need all of the hookups? Or are you looking for something a bit more rustic? Here are a few options.

FULL AMENITIES

Valley of the Rogue State Park

Year-round camping with full-hookup sites, tent sites, yurts and showers, conveniently located off of I-5.

Between Grants Pass and Medford

RUSTIC

Sunset Campground, Lake of the Woods

This year-round campground offers a lake setting with views of Mt. McLoughlin.

About 35 miles from Klamath Falls

BACKPACKING

Applegate Lake

A 17.8-mile/28.6-kilometer trail loops around this lake with a number of walk-in campsites. A mountain bike trail also loops around the lake.

25 miles/40 kilometers south of Jacksonville

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Shakespeare Onstage and Off

“All the world’s a stage,” the Bard said, and that’s certainly the case in and around Ashland, where drama lovers gather for world-class live theater throughout the year. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival takes a starring role in the region’s dramatic undertakings with award-winning plays on three stages. The beloved outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre is located in the town’s wondrous Lithia Park, which is magical in any season and features a Japanese garden. The English playwright’s influence extends beyond the stage. You can ski down the Sonnet, Upper Tempest and Lower Romeo trails at Mt. Ashland Ski Area. Many locally owned businesses have also taken a page from Shakespeare. In the city center, you’ll find All’s Well Herb & Vitamin Shoppe and Oberon’s Restaurant & Bar, inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” where you might feel as though you’ve walked onto a stage. The 2024 lineup includes plays like “Macbeth” as well as more modern hits like “Lizard Boy.”

Outdoor Play in the Klamath Basin

With almost 300 days of sunshine per year, the outdoor playground of the Klamath Basin has recreational options galore. Bird spotters stop at Upper Klamath Lake for a gander at resident birds and migrators along the Pacific Flyway like eagles, raptors and showy western tanagers. The Running Y Ranch Resort has an 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed course for golfers, while the Upper Klamath Canoe Trail leads boaters on a scenic 9.5-mile/15.3-kilometer paddle through a freshwater marsh teeming with wildlife. Mountain bikers climb and descend a thrilling 35 miles/56 kilometers of trail at Spence Mountain. Fly-fishing folk cast from the banks and shallows of the Williamson River and Klamath Lake. For an old-fashioned family lake trip, you can’t beat Lake of the Woods. Choose from fishing, boating, swimming and hanging out at cozy cabins set on a picturesque lake with views of majestic Mt. McLoughlin. When you’re out recreating in these pristine areas, take a moment to pay your respect to the local Klamath Tribes, and take care of the land as if it were your own.

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Southern Oregon’s Outback

There’s off the beaten path and then there’s the true outback with pristine skies. Tucked into the ridgeline above the Warner Valley, the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge provides a haven for the region’s pronghorn population and more than 300 other wild species, including bighorn sheep and sage grouse. Visit the approximately 271,000-acre/110,000-hectare refuge for bird-watching and wildlife spotting in rugged canyons and wetlands. Rising 200 feet/61 meters above the desert floor, the distinctive horseshoe tuff ring of Fort Rock is all that remains of an old volcano. Hike amid the ancient palisades to see the terracing left by waters of a long-ago lake. Nearby Lakeview is the gateway to the Oregon Timber Trail — an extensive mountain biking trail — as well as hiking and fishing in the Fremont-Winema National Forest and birding in Goose Lake State Recreation Area. Summer Lake Wildlife Area is also a great place to spot birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway, and Summer Lake Hot Springs offers a wonderful outdoor soak.

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EVERYTHING IS BIG HERE IN SOUTHERN OREGON

Well, except for the crowds. They’re pretty minimal. And the Shakespeare and Britt Festivals are intimate and immersive. Our towns are actually quite charming and quaint. Now our wilderness is big. But also wildly stunning and beautiful. So maybe everything here is just as it should be.

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WHERE TO STAY

APPLEGATE UNITS

Bed & Breakfast

The Lindsay Lodge and Restaurant

7 15100 Hwy. 238 (541) 660-0244, www.thelindsaylodge.com

ASHLAND UNITS

Ashland Commons

437 Williamson Way (541) 482-6753, www.ashlandcommons.com

Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

2525 Ashland St. (541) 482-8310, (855) 482-8310 www.ashlandhillshotel.com

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Callahan’s Mountain Lodge 23

7100 Old Hwy. 99 S. (541) 482-1299, (800) 286-0507

www.callahanslodge.com

Green Springs Inn & Cabins 8 11470 Hwy. 66 (541) 890-6435, www.greenspringsinn.com

Lithia Springs Resort & Wine Garden 38 2165 W. Jackson Road (541) 482-7128, www.lithiaspringsresort.com

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A 14-acre property with beautiful mountain vistas, a short drive to downtown. Spacious guest rooms and suites. Free continental breakfast, free parking, tennis courts, fitness room, outdoor pool, and Jacuzzi. LUNA Café onsite. Convention center.

Ashland Springs Hotel

212 E. Main St. (541) 488-1700, (888) 795-4545 www.ashlandspringshotel.com

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38 luxurious suites, bungalows, and guest rooms offer a spa-like experience featuring healing mineral springs, onsite spa, seasonal saline pool, fitness cottage, and Wine Garden tasting room. Located on 4 acres of organic gardens. Perfect for a romantic getaway, rejuvenating solo escape, family reunion, wedding celebration, and more.

The Peerless Hotel 6 243 4th St. (425) 445-1986, (425) 445-1986

www.peerlesshotel.com

Elegantly restored historic landmark in the heart of downtown Ashland, free continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, 24hour parking, Waterstone Spa, English garden, event spaces and Larks Restaurant. Next to theatres, restaurants & shops. Easy access to trails & wine country.

Ashland Valley Inn

50 Lowe Road (541) 482-4700, (877) 424-6423

www.ashlandvalleyinn.com

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Plaza Inn & Suites at Ashland Creek 91 98 Central Ave. (541) 488-8900, (888) 488-0358 www.plazainnashland.com

The Plaza Inn & Suites at Ashland Creek offers 92 spacious and luxurious guestrooms. Nestled in the heart of downtown Ashland, walking distance to the theaters, dining and shopping. A non-smoking, pet-friendly hotel, offering a complimentary hot breakfast.

Stratford Inn 53

555 Siskiyou Blvd. (541) 488-2151, (800) 547-4741 www.stratfordinnashland.com

The Winchester Inn 19 35 S. Second St. (541) 488-1113, (800) 972-4991

www.winchesterinn.com

Bed & Breakfasts

Abigail’s Bed and Breakfast Inn 5 451 N. Main St. (541) 482-4563, abigailsbandb.com

Ashland Creek Inn 10 70 Water St. (541) 482-3315, www.ashlandcreekinn.com

Bayberry Inn Bed & Breakfast 6 438 N. Main St. (541) 488-1252, www.bayberryinn.com

Country Willows Inn & Estate 9 1313 Clay St. (541) 488-1590, www.countrywillowsinn.com

McCall House Bed & Breakfast 10 153 Oak St. (541) 625-8876, www.mccallhouse.com

Oak Hill Bed & Breakfast 6 2190 Siskiyou Blvd. (541) 482-1554, www.oakhillbb.com

Vacation Rentals

Arden Forest Inn 5 261 W. Hersey St. (541) 488-1496, (800) 460-3912 www.afinn.com

Ashland Tudor House 5 271 Beach St. (541) 488-4428, www.ashlandbb.com

Swank House 9 (541) 625-0275, www.swankhouse.com

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Weisinger Vineyard Cottage 1 3150 Siskiyou Blvd. (541) 488-5989, www.weisingers.com

Willow-Witt Ranch 19

658 Shale City Road (541) 890-1998, www.willowwittranch.com

RV Park

Ashland’s Creekside Campground 45 and RV Park

5310 Hwy. 66 (541) 488-1785, www.ashlandcreeksiderv.com

BLY UNITS

Aspen Ridge Resort

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18 miles southeast of Bly on Fishhole Creek Road (541) 884-8685, www.aspenrr.com

CANYONVILLE UNITS

Creekside Hotel & Suites 73 200 Creekside Road (541) 839-4200, www.creeksidehotel.com

Seven Feathers Casino Resort 298

146 Chief Miwaleta Lane (541) 839-1111, (800) 548-8461 www.sevenfeathers.com

Seven Feathers is a premier destination resort. With Nevadastyle gaming, over 300 hotel rooms, dining outlets, a top-rated RV Resort, and a travel center to re-stock your travel needs, it’s no wonder they’re voted a guest favorite, year after year!

RV Parks

Seven Feathers Casino Resort 298

146 Chief Miwaleta Lane (541) 839-1111, (800) 548-8461 www.sevenfeathers.com

Seven Feathers RV Resort 191 325 Quintioosa Blvd. (541) 839-3599, www.sevenfeathersrvresort.com

CASTLE ROCK

Timberland Inn & Suites

1271 Mt. St. Helens Way NE (360) 274-6002

Bed & Breakfast

Hummingbird Estate 6

1677 Old Stage Road (541) 930-2650, hummingbirdestate.com

CHILOQUIN UNITS

Vacation Rental

Lonesome Duck Ranch 2

32955 Hwy. 97 N. (541) 783-2783, www.lonesomeduck.com

RV Parks

Collier Memorial State Park 50 46000 Hwy. 97 N. (541) 783-2471, (800) 551-6949 www.oregonstateparks.org

Waterwheel RV Park 34

200 Williamson River Drive (541) 783-2738, www.waterwheelrvpark.com

CRATER LAKE UNITS

Nearby

Prospect Historic Hotel - 24

Motel & Dinner House

391 Mill Creek Drive (541) 560-3664, (800) 944-6490 www.prospecthotel.com

CRESCENT UNITS

RV Park

Big Pines RV Park 63 135151 Hwy. 97 N. (541) 433-2785, www.bigpinesrvpark.com

CRESCENT LAKE UNITS

Hoodoo’s Crescent Lake Resort 21 22350 Crescent Lake Hwy. (541) 433-2505, www.crescentlakeresort.com

UNITS

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Willamette Pass Inn 21 19821 Hwy. 58 (541) 433-2211, www.willamettepassinn.com

RV Park

Shelter Cove Resort and Marina 84 27600 W. Odell Lake Road (541) 433-2548, www.sheltercoveresort.com

DIAMOND LAKE UNITS

Diamond Lake Resort 88 350 Resort Drive (541) 793-3333, www.diamondlake.net

Diamond Lake Resort & RV Park, Oregon’s favorite family adventure. Rainbow trout fishing, boating, hiking, bike riding, camping, horseback riding, swimming, sightseeing and relaxing. Winter brings a wonderland of activities, including snowmobiling, snow-cat skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and inner tubing.

EAGLE POINT UNITS

Resort at Eagle Point 12 100 Eagle Point Drive (541) 826-8225, www.resortateaglepoint.com

CENTRAL POINT UNITS

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 84

Central Point

285 Peninger Road (541) 423-1010, (800) 465-4329

www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ medford/mfrcp/hoteldetail

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RV Park

Medford Oaks RV Park & Cabins 42

7049 Hwy. 140 (541) 826-5103, www.medfordoaks.com

FORT KLAMATH UNITS

Crater Lake Resort 15

50711 Hwy. 62 (541) 381-2349, www.craterlakeresort.com

Jo’s Motel and Campground 21 52851 Hwy. 62 (541) 381-2234, www.josmotel.com

RV Parks

Crater Lake Resort 15

50711 Hwy. 62 (541) 381-2349, www.craterlakeresort.com

Jo’s Motel and Campground 21 52851 Hwy. 62 (541) 381-2234, www.josmotel.com

GALICE UNITS

Paradise Lodge 20 52 miles up the Rogue River (541) 842-2822, (888) 667-6483 www.paradise-lodge.com

Paradise Lodge lies in the heart of Oregon’s Wild and Scenic Lower Rogue River. Leave the hustle of paved road civilization behind and raft, hike or jetboat (from Gold Beach, OR) into the spectacular beauty of this “rustic luxury,” family friendly wilderness lodge.

GLIDE UNITS

The Illahee Inn 6 170 Wild Thyme Lane (541) 580-2344, www.illaheeinn.net

GRANTS PASS UNITS

Best Western Inn at the Rogue 54 8959 Rogue River Hwy. (541) 582-2200, www.bestwestern.com/en_US/ book/hotel-details-testbw.38118.html

Hampton Inn & Suites, Grants Pass 101 110 NE Morgan Lane (541) 474-5690

www.hamptongrantspass.hamptonbyhilton.com

Holiday Inn Express Grants Pass 80 105 NE Agness Ave. (541) 471-6144, (800) 838-ROOM

www.hiexpress.com/grantspassor

The Lodge at Riverside 33 955 SE 7th St. (541) 955-0600, (877) 955-0600 www.thelodgeatriverside.com

Motel Del Rogue 15 2600 Rogue River Hwy. (541) 479-2111, www.moteldelrogue.com

Redwood Hyperion Suites 41 815 NE 6th St. (541) 476-0878, (888) 535-8824

www.rhsuites.com

Riverside Inn 63 986 SW 6th St. (541) 476-6873, (800) 334-4567 www.riverside-inn.com

Bed & Breakfasts

Flery Manor Bed & Breakfast 4 2000 Jumpoff Joe Creek Road (541) 476-3591, www.flerymanor.com

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Fairfield Marriott Inn & Suites

460 Timbermill Drive (541) 281-3820, www.marriott.com

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Holiday Inn Express and Suites - 85

Klamath Falls

2430 S. 6th St. (541) 884-9999

www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ klamath-falls/lmtww/hoteldetail

Lake of the Woods Resort

950 Harriman Route (541) 949-8300, (866) 201-4194 www.lakeofthewoodsresort.com

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The perfect getaway! This historic mountain resort sits beside one of the clearest natural lakes found in the Southern Oregon Cascades. Main lodge restaurant, pizza parlor, charming cabins, RV sites, general store and fullservice marina. Family reunions and services for groups up to 150 are a specialty.

Majestic Inn & Suites

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5543 S. 6th St. (541) 883-7771, www.majesticinnandsuites.com

Maverick Motel

1220 Main St. (541) 882-6688, (800) 404-6690

www.maverickmotel.com

Microtel Inn & Suites

2716 Dakota Court (541) 273-0206, www.wyndhamhotels.com/ microtel/klamath-falls-oregon/microtel-innsuites-klamath-falls/overview

KLAMATH FALLS UNITS

Best Western Plus Olympic Inn 92

2627 S. 6th St. (541) 882-9665, (800) 600-9665

www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotels-inklamath-falls/best-western-plus-olympic-inn/ propertyCode.38171.html

Cerulean Hotel

100 Main St. (541) 882-4666, www.ceruleanhotel.com

Comfort Inn & Suites, Klamath Falls

2500 S. 6th St. (541) 882-1111, www.comfortinn.com/hotelklamath_falls-oregon-or016?promo=gglocal

Crater Lake Gateway

29200 Hwy. 140 W. (541) 281-2222, www.craterlakegateway.com

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Running Y Resort

5500 Running Y Road (541) 850-5500, www.runningy.com

Shilo Inn Suites Hotel Klamath Falls

2500 Almond St. (541) 885-7980, (800) 222-2244

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www.shiloinns.com/shilo-inns-klamath-falls

Travelodge, Klamath Falls

75 Main St. (541) 884-7735, (800) 553-2666

www.travelodgeklamathfalls.com

Vacation Rental

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Rocky Point Resort

28121 Rocky Point Road (541) 356-2287, www.rockypointoregon.com

RV Parks

Lake of the Woods Resort

950 Harriman Route (541) 949-8300, (866) 201-4194

www.lakeofthewoodsresort.com

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PARK UNITS Dogwood Resort Motel 8 28866 N. Umpqua Hwy. (541) 496-3403, www.dogwoodmotel.com Steamboat Inn 20 42705 N. Umpqua Hwy. (541) 498-2230, www.thesteamboatinn.com JACKSONVILLE UNITS Elan Guest Suites & Gallery 3 245 W. Main St. (541) 899-8000, www.elanguestsuites.com Kubli Haus 5 305 S. Oregon St. (541) 702-2363, www.kublihaus.com Magnolia Hotel 9 245 N. 5th St. (541)
www.magnoliahotelor.com Wine Country Inn 40 830 N. 5th St. (541)
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899-0255, (866) 899-0255
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SOUTHERN OREGON

Rocky Point Resort 44 28121 Rocky Point Road (541) 356-2287, www.rockypointoregon.com

LAKEVIEW UNITS

Best Western Skyline Motor Lodge

414 N. “G” St. (541) 947-2194, (408) 309-1565 www.bwlakeviewor.com

RV Parks

The High Desert Hideaway RV Park

629 N. “G” St. (541) 238-9765, www.lkvrv.com Lake

1139 S. “G”

(541) 256-3954, www.rvlakecounty.com

(541) 947-4968, www.wildgoosemeadowsrv.com

MEDFORD UNITS

Holiday Inn Express South Medford 91

1375 Center Drive (541) 494-1818

www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ medford/mfrcd/hoteldetail

Homewood Suites by Hilton Medford 109 2010 Hospitality Way (541) 779-9800, (800) 225-5466

www.medford.homewoodsuites.com

Red Roof Inn & Suites 48 2111 Biddle Road (541) 770-5151

www.redroof.com/property/or/medford/rri1162

Rogue Regency Inn and Suites 203 2300 Biddle Road (541) 770-1234, (800) 535-5805

www.rogueregency.com

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Medford 86 1389 Center Drive (541) 842-8080, www.marriott.com/mfrsh

Springhill Suites Medford Airport 131 3519 Heathrow Way (541) 494-9797

www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/mfrapspringhill-suites-medford-airport/overview

Super 8 Suites & Inn

4999 Biddle Road (541) 664-5888, www.super8.com

TownePlace

1395 Center Drive (541) 842-5757, (800) 257-3000

www.marriott.com/mfrts

Traveler’s

954 Alba Drive (541) 773-1579, www.travelersinnmedford.com

Bed & Breakfast

Lady Geneva Bed and Breakfast

15 Geneva St. (541) 900-5239

www.ladygenevabedandbreakfast.com

MERLIN UNITS

Black Bar Lodge

P.O. Box 510 (541) 479-6507, www.blackbarlodge.com Galice

11744 Galice

(541) 476-3818, www.galice.com

Vacation

(541) 660-5466, www.doubletree-ranch.com

MYRTLE CREEK UNITS

6453 NE Dole Road, I-5 Exit 113 (541) 863-7267

RV Parks

RV Park

441 SW 4th Ave. (541) 863-3171, www.cityofmyrtlecreek.com

On the River Golf & RV Resort 58 111 Whitson Lane (541) 679-3505, www.ontherivergolf-rv.com

NEW PINE CREEK UNITS

Vacation Rental

State Line Mill Guesthouse 1 97801 Church Lane (541) 904-0081, www.statelinemill.com

OAKLAND UNITS

A Ranch Motel Oregon, LLC 25 581 John Long Road (541) 849-2126, www.ranchmoteloregon.com

The Ranch Motel is an independent, boutique motel with a midcentury vibe, friendly service, and clean and comfortable rooms for a great price. Stay in an A-frame and enjoy all Southern Oregon has to offer — hiking, waterfalls, wineries and more!

PROSPECT UNITS

Prospect Historic Hotel - 24 Motel & Dinner House 391 Mill Creek Drive (541) 560-3664, (800) 944-6490 www.prospecthotel.com

Crater Lake’s closest full service lodging since the 1880s. Historic hotel bed & breakfast inn, motel, fabulous dinner house. Open every night in season. Explore the Rogue River National Forest, stroll to three waterfalls. Just a short hop to Crater Lake!

RV Park

Crater Lake RV Park 54 46611 Hwy. 62 (541) 560-3399, www.craterlakervpark.com

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City Center Motel Medford Downtown 17 324 S. Central Ave. (541) 773-6248, www.staymedford.com Compass by Margaritaville 118 2399 S. Pacific Hwy (541) 646-9715, www.compasshotel.com/medford Courtyard by Marriott - Medford Airport 100 600 Airport Road (541) 772-5656, (800) 321-2211 www.marriott.com/mfrcy Days Inn by Wyndham 50 850 Alba Drive (541) 779-6730, (800) 329-7466 www.daysinn.com/hotel/07586 Fairfield Inn & Suites Medford 92 1503 Center Drive (541) 930-3002, www.marriott.com/hotels/ travel/mfrfm-fairfield-inn-and-suites-medford Hilton Garden Inn Medford 120 1000 Welcome Way (541) 200-6900, www.hgimedford.hgi.com SOUTHERN OREGON
Candlewood
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ROSEBURG UNITS

Comfort Inn 50

1539 NW Mulholland Drive (541) 957-1100

www.choicehotels.com/hotel/or410

Days Inn By Wyndham 53

790 NW Garden Valley Blvd (541) 673-6000, www.wyndhamhotels.com/daysinn/roseburg-oregon/days-inn-by-wyndhamroseburg/overview

Hampton Inn, Roseburg 84

1620 NW Mulholland Drive (541) 492-1212, www.hamptoninnroseburg.com

Holiday Inn Express Roseburg

375 W. Harvard Ave. (541) 673-7517, (800) 898-7666 www.hiexpress.com

Motel 6 Roseburg

3100 NW Aviation Drive (541) 464-8000, (800) 466-8356 www.motel6.com/en/home/motels. or.roseburg.4108.html

Riverfront Inn

315 W. Harvard Ave. (541) 672-4836, www.riverfrontinnroseburg.com

Super 8 by Wyndham Roseburg

3200 NW Aviation Drive (541) 672-8880, (800) 800-8000 www.stayinroseburg.com

Bed & Breakfast

C.H. Bailey House Bed & Breakfast 1 121 Melton Road (541) 315-0048, www.chbaileyhouse.com

SELMA UNITS

Siskiyou Field Institute 1 1241 Illinois River Road (541) 597-8530, www.siskiyoufieldinstitute.org

SHADY COVE UNITS

The Edgewater Inn 54

7800 Rogue River Drive (541) 878-3171, (888) 811-3171 edgewaterinns.com/edgewater-inn-shady-cove

SILVER LAKE UNITS

RV Park

Elaines RV Park

77420 Center St. (541) 576-2379

SUMMER LAKE UNITS

Lodge at Summer Lake 12 53460 Hwy. 31 (541) 943-3993, (866) 943-3993

www.lodgeatsummerlake.com

SUTHERLIN UNITS

Best Western Plus Hartford Lodge 60

150 Myrtle St. (541) 459-1424

www.bestwestern.com/plushartfordlodge

Motel 6, Sutherlin 79 1400 Hospitality Way (541) 459-6800, www.motel6.com/en/home/ motels.or.sutherlin.8883.html

Relax Inn 18

1386 W. Central Ave. (541) 459-9615

TILLER UNITS

Vacation Rental

The Summit Prairie 1 27490 Tiller Trail Hwy., Suite 44 (541) 900-5954, www.summitprairie.com

WINSTON UNITS

Safari Inn Motel 3 101 NE Main St. (541) 679-6736, www.winstonsafariinn.com

RV Park

Wildlife Safari RV Park 20 1790 Safari Road (541) 679-6761, www.wildlifesafari.net

Oregon’s only Demeter Biodynamic® & Regenerative Organic Certified® Vineyard and Farm

A Wine Enthusiast Magazine American Winery of the Year 2022

troonvineyard.com

social: @TroonWines 541-846-9900

Winery: 1475 Kubli Rd., Grants Pass OR 97527

McMinnville: 620 NE Third St., McMinnville, OR 97128

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The sunny, high-desert landscape of Central Oregon brings happiness in myriad ways. There’s the sandy, rolling singletrack beloved by mountain bikers and the bluebird skiing that draws powderhounds to the slopes of Mt. Bachelor. Old West enthusiasts come for small-

AVERAGE WEATHER JAN. APRIL JULY OCT. BEND HIGH 40° 57° 81° 62° LOW 23° 30° 46° 32° RAINFALL 1.76" .7" .62" .62" SNOWFALL 8.57" .93" N/A .3" REDMOND HIGH 39° 58° 85° 64° 197 26 35 97 26 97 97 20 20 26 20 97 19 19 216 216 218 206 126 207 126 293 218 242 372 21 45 40 22 126 126 58 Antelope Condon Culver Fossil Ione Lexington Maupin Mitchell Shaniko Sisters Sunriver Tygh Valley Clarno Terrebonne Powell Butte Tumalo La Pine Crescent Camp Sherman Crooked River Ranch Madras Prineville Redmond Warm Springs Black Butte Ranch Simnasho Wapinitia Dufur Moro Metolius Grass Valley Bend Lake Billy Chinook Wickiup Reservoir Deschutes River nhoJ D a y River Crooked River Deschutes Riv e r Meto l ius R iv e r C a s ca de LakesScenic Byway Clackamas R i v e r NorthSantiamRiver cKenzie River SandyRiver WarmSprings River Mt. Bachelor Newberry National Volcanic Monument Lava Lands Visitor Center Crooked River Gorge Viewpoint Three Sisters Wilderness Area Dee Wright Observatory John Day Fossil Beds National Monument (Clarno Unit) John Day Fossil Beds National Monument (Painted Hills Unit) Hoodoo Smith Rock State Park

A FEW NOT-TO-MISS ATTRACTIONS

Central Oregon Mural Trail

Experience a series of vibrant, handpainted murals boasting a “Greetings From...” theme inspired by vintage postcards that make for the perfect selfie backdrop to send to friends and family showing off your adventures. Throughout Central Oregon, VisitCentralOregon.com

Dee Wright Observatory

Perched on the lava-studded peak of the McKenzie Pass–Santiam Pass Scenic Byway, this observatory provides panoramic views of the Mt. Washington and Three Sisters wilderness areas. Learn about the geology and natural and human history of the region, and take a self-guided hike along a lava trail. McKenzie Highway, FS.USDA.gov/visit/destination/ dee-wright-observatory

Head of the Metolius

This quick, half-mile/0.8-kilometer jaunt leads to the very source of the Metolius River burbling out of the ground. Enjoy views of the scenic river — one of the largest spring-fed rivers in the nation. Towering ponderosa pines and a gorgeous view of Mt. Jefferson complete the package.

Camp Sherman, Hikespeak.com/Trails/ Head-Of-The-Metolius-River-Hike-Oregon

High Desert Food Trail

Open year-round and self-guided, this trail features 45 unique farms, restaurants and markets that take you deeper into the high desert’s agricultural roots with stunning landscapes as a backdrop. Throughout Central Oregon, HDFFA.org/HDFT

High Desert Museum

Just south of Bend, this nationally acclaimed natural-history museum holds a collection of nearly 29,000 artifacts and more than 100 animals. Its dynamic mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits brings the high-desert environments to life with upclose wildlife encounters, living-history demonstrations and hands-on displays. Bend, HighDesertMuseum.org

Hoodoo Ski Area

Perched high on the Santiam Pass 44 miles west of Bend, this laid-back, family-friendly ski area has a large tubing park, 450 inches of annual snowfall and Central Oregon’s only night-skiing action. Watch for special ticket pricing on Thursdays starting in January. Sisters, SkiHoodoo.com

Museum at Warm Springs

Located on their reservation lands, this museum shares the histories and traditions of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. With permanent and special exhibits, the museum also serves as a way to preserve a cultural record.

Warm Springs, Museum.WarmSprings-nsn.gov

Old Mill District

Signature local goods abound at this retail and entertainment hub that includes the Hayden Homes Amphitheater, where more than 50 concerts air annually. Craftbeverage lovers can choose from beer, cider, coffee and wine. A host of distinctive clothing shops offer a browser’s paradise, and local eateries offer unique noshing. Bend, OldMillDistrict.com

Sunriver Nature Center

Encounter Central Oregon’s wildlife up close and learn more about the area’s native plants. This nonprofit nature center features live-animal exhibits, a nature trail and botanical garden, and naturalistled educational programs. Kids love the “creature cave” teeming with snakes, lizards, scorpions, frogs and toads.

Sunriver, SNCO.org

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TRIP IDEAS

Central Oregon is a land of old volcanoes and ancient lava, of high-desert sagebrush and wide-open spaces. This sunny country is chock-full of Wild West history and new-West traditions. From craft-beer brewing to biking and big mountain terrain, Central Oregon offers a full-on experience.

Biking, Brews and Burgs

North from Bend, the high-desert hamlets of Redmond, Terrebonne and Prineville offer their own take on two Central Oregon traditions: mountain biking and craft beer. Along with Sisters and Sunriver, these communities are part of the Bend Ale Trail, with less-crowded tasting rooms and plenty of fresh-air seating. Redmond keeps pace with the Oregon brew scene with the likes of Wild Ride Brew Co., Initiative Brewing, Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. and Kobold Brewing/The Vault Taphouse Just outside of town, mountain biking trails in Redmond’s Maston network offer 18 miles/29 kilometers of green-rated trail. Terrebonne, known as the gateway to rock-climbing paradise Smith Rock, also gives access to the park’s 10 miles/16 kilometers of mostly blue-rated mountain biking trails. Nearby Pump House Bar and Grill serves up chicken wings and salads, a great way to cap off a day of adventuring. Set at the foothills of the Ochoco Mountains, Prineville is a treasure trove of great riding. Check out the spectacular Crooked River Canyon Scenic Bikeway, which snakes for 18 paved miles/29 kilometers past towering cliffs and hopeful anglers casting delicate flies to gorgeous trout. Sip a postride pint at Wild Ride Brewing’s newest location with ample indoor and outdoor seating. Don’t miss the High Desert Food Trail, highlighting Central Oregon’s culinary culture with 45 stops at farms, ranches, craft-beverage producers and more.

Western Charm in Sisters

When they saw the lush grasslands around Sisters, westward settlers hollered “Whoa!” and put down stakes. Today the small town perched in the Cascades retains its Western heritage with many working ranches. Visitors can find regional flavor at downtown shops styled to look like Western storefronts, as well as local watering holes like the Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill. At the annual Sisters Rodeo, spectators are treated to a skillful display of roping, riding, broncing and barrel racing from the best cowboys and cowgirls in the West. Saddle up for a guided trail ride at a local dude ranch, many of which offer lodging and resort services. Nearby Camp Sherman started as a summertime getaway for late 19th-century urbanites. Today the little Metolius River community carries on that tradition of outdoor recreation with hiking, fly-fishing or just kicking back at a riverside cabin.

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In the Land of Lava

The scarred landscape here tells a tale of volcanic eruptions, basalt flows, obsidian deposits and sunken calderas, and it’s a story that never gets old. A study of the region’s volcanic past starts at Lava Lands Visitor Center, the information hub of the 54,000-acre/21,853-hectare Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Exhibits recount geological history, and an interpretive trail illuminates the molten landscape. Shuttle or hike up to the Lava Butte Lookout for epic views from the ancient cinder cone. There’s more to experience with camping at picturesque Paulina Lake and fishing at its sister East Lake. Geological lessons continue at the High Desert Museum, where compelling exhibits chronicle the lives of birds and wild creatures living in the lava landscape. Tucked in along the Deschutes River and in the Deschutes National Forest, various destination resorts offer various ways to play in the ancient lands, from lolling by sunny pools to biking paved paths amid the lava flows and taking snowy horse-drawn sleigh rides.

Summer on Mt. Bachelor

The 9,065-foot/2,763-meter peak of Mt. Bachelor has earned itself a reputation as a winter wonderland, but it’s a paradise of play in summertime, too. When the snow melts, Mt. Bachelor Bike Park is the destination for riders bombing down 13 miles/21 kilometers of lift-serviced downhill trails. The resort offers Gravity Camp for kids and teens, as well as a skills park for beginning bikers. The cross-country-style Bachy Trail links up with dozens of trailheads for miles of mountain biking. Hikers ride the lifts on sunny days to bag the summit for epic views of the Cascade Range and highdesert plains. The 18-hole Professional Disc Golf Association course offers disc golfers a high-altitude challenge as they putt their way down the mountain. A new three-stage zip line drops along the volcano’s slopes for a speedy adventure — with dual lines allowing for some friendly competition to the bottom.

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Lava Butte Gravity Camp for kids at Mt. Bachelor FROM TOP: STEVE HEINRICHS / VISIT CENTRAL OREGON; COURTESY OF MT. BACHELOR

Cascade Lakes and Deschutes National Forest

It’s easy to see why outdoor recreationists flock to the high alpine Cascade Lakes and the lush Deschutes National Forest. The hard part is choosing where to play. Comprising a total of 1.8 million acres/728,434 hectares, the Deschutes National Forest holds some of the region’s most scenic hiking trails, like the strenuous 23-mile/ 37-kilometer Broken Top Trail, a favorite for backpackers that encircles the distinctive 9,175-foot/2,797-meter peak. The family-friendly Todd Lake Loop Trail passes picturesque meadows and gains awe-inspiring views of Mt. Bachelor in an easy, 1.8-mile/2.9-kilometer route. A 7.7-mile/12.4-kilometer lollipop to Swampy Lakes offers a moderate day hike through wildflower fields and past cascading waterfalls. Fly-fishers cast for trout and bass at Davis Lake, Lava Lake and Hosmer Lake, and paddlers rent canoes at peaceful Elk Lake or Cultus Lake. Drive the entire 66-mile/ 106-kilometer Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway for breathtaking views of soaring Cascade peaks, placid lake waters and wildflower-strewn glades. Wherever you wander, don’t forget to plan ahead and see where wilderness permits are required.

HIKING

We’ve got waterfall wonders, serene rivers, and breathtaking mountain views in store for you.

EASY

Whychus Creek Scenic Overlook

A 1-mile/1.6-kilometer, ADA-accessible trail provides a dramatic vista of the Whychus Creek Wild and Scenic River area and the Three Sisters peaks. 5 miles/8 kilometers south of Sisters

MODERATE

Steelhead Falls

This 1-mile/1.6-kilometer, out-andback trail follows the Deschutes River to a beautiful fan falls. It’s open yearround and great for a dip on a hot day. 6.5 miles/10.5 kilometers outside of Terrebonne

CHALLENGING

Black Butte

This 4.1-mile/6.6-kilometer, outand-back trail climbs 1,600 feet/488 meters to the top of 6,355-foot/1,937meter Black Butte. Sweeping views over Central Oregon and the high Cascades make it worth it.

32 miles/52 kilometers northwest of Bend

CAMPING

Pitch your tent for epic views of rivers, lakes and lava flows.

FULL AMENITIES

LaPine State Park

Full hookups, tent sites, cabins and group camping spots can be reserved at this scenic spot on the Deschutes River. 27 miles/44 kilometers south of Bend

RUSTIC

East Lake Campground

Perched on the edge of East Lake in the caldera of the Newberry Volcano, this is a great jumping-off spot for day hikes. 24 miles/38.6 kilometers northeast of La Pine

WALK-IN SITES

Riverside Campground

Permits are required for this walk-in, tent-only campground set on the stunning Metolius River.

14.5 miles/23.3 kilometers north of Sisters

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Urban Bliss in Bend

Set amid the rural beauty of the high-desert plains and soaring Cascade mountain peaks, the urban-leaning outpost of Bend offers fine cuisine, one-of-a-kind boutiques and a vibrant nightlife. Browse downtown shops like Clementine Urban Mercantile and Lone Crow Bungalow for rustic home decor. The Old Iron Works Artist District is a creative enclave of working artists’ studios and handcrafted wares, and the Old Mill District offers scores of national-brand shops. Taste the beer that helped launch Oregon’s craftbeer revolution at Deschutes Brewery, just one of 37 breweries and 17 other stops along the Bend Ale Trail. Grabbing a pint at one of these award-winning spots is the perfect way to end a day. Bend is an ideal launch point for a summertime inner-tubing, kayaking, whitewater-rafting or stand-up-paddleboard excursion.

Winter Adventures

High Cascade peaks draw the frosty marine air off the Pacific Ocean for a marriage that results in champagne powder, and that’s the perfect foundation for winter fun. Ski or board the steeps, deeps and trees of Mt. Bachelor ski area’s 101 runs, where 3,365 feet/1,026 meters of vertical drop on 4,300 acres/1,740 hectares of skiable terrain make it the seventh-largest ski resort in North America. The mountain also offers one of the longest groomed Nordic skiing seasons in the U.S. with trails open from mid-November into May. The nearby Meissner Nordic trail system offers 25 miles/40 kilometers of groomed trail for classic and skate skiing. Hoodoo Ski Area offers 34 runs and five lifts, a tubing run, and Nordic trails. Sno-parks around the region provide backcountry access, snowshoeing and designated dog-friendly snow trails. Snow-biking fanatics may check out local shops for lessons and rental for fat biking bliss.

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WHERE TO STAY

BEND

Bend Quality Inn

20600 Grandview Drive (541) 639-4078, (800) 831-3537

UNITS

52

www.choicehotels.com/oregon/bend/qualityinn-hotels/or079

Best Western Plus Bend North 99

20615 Grandview Drive (541) 317-8500, www.bestwestern.com

Campfire Hotel

721 NE Third St. (541) 382-1515, www.campfirehotel.com

Element Bend

1526 NW Wall St. (541) 585-7373

www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ rdmel-element-bend

Elk Lake Resort

60000 Century Drive (541) 480-7378, www.elklakeresort.net

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The Campfire Hotel in Bend is the perfect home base for epic outdoor Oregon adventures. This 100room boutique hotel motor lodge provides hip, affordable, and fun accommodations while keeping community, design, and value at the forefront.

Doubletree By Hilton Bend

300 NW Franklin Ave. (541) 317-9292, (888) 291-4764

www.bend.doubletree.com

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Juniper Preserve 48 65600 Pronghorn

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Holiday Inn Express &

109 Suites Bend South

61070 S. Hwy. 97 (541) 585-7474

www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ bend/rdmbd/hoteldetail

(541) 382-8436, (877) 440-8436

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This property is 25 minutes from Mt. Bachelor and has all the amenities for a comfortable stay. Store your ski or snowboard equipment in the ski room and have a few drinks in the lobby bar or on-site Peppertree Pub.

www.pineridgeinn.com

Residence

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Club Drive (866) 320-5024, www.pronghornresort.com McMenamins Old St. Francis School 23 700 NW Bond St. (541)
Motel 6 Bend 50 201 NE 3rd St.
Oxford Hotel 59
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Riverhouse on the Deschutes

3075 N. Business 97 (541) 389-3111, www.riverhouse.com

Shilo

3105 O.B. Riley Road (541) 389-9600, www.shiloinns.com

Springhill Suites, Bend

551 SW Industrial Way (541) 382-5075, marriott.com/rdmsh

Super

1275 SE 3rd St. (541) 388-6888, (800) 800-8000

www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-8/ bend-oregon/super-8-bend/overview

61240 Skyline Ranch Road (541) 388-2582, (877) 226-9470

www.tetherow.com

Wall

MBV Ski House Vacation Rentals 3 19717 Mount Bachelor Drive, Units 105 and 256 (614) 778-0379, www.mbvskihouse.com

RV Park

Bend/Sisters Garden RV Resort 95 67667 Hwy. 20 (541) 549-3021, (888) 503-3588 www.bendsistersgardenrv.com

BLACK BUTTE RANCH UNITS

Vacation Rental

Black Butte Ranch 107 12930 Hawks Beard Road (541) 595-6211, (800) 452-7455 www.blackbutteranch.com

CAMP SHERMAN UNITS

Metolius River Lodges 13 12390 SW Forest Service Road 1419 (541) 595-6290, www.metoliusriverlodges.com

Vacation Rental

Lake Creek Lodge 21 13375 SW Forest Service Road 1419 (541) 588-2150, www.lakecreeklodge.com

Alpenglow

Suite 14 (541) 385-7100

www.alpenglowvacationrentals.com

Alpenglow Vacation Rentals specializes in excellent customer service offering luxury vacation rentals in the west side, downtown, midtown and Old Mill District of Bend, Oregon, locally owned/operated since 2008. WiFi, air conditioning, most have fireplaces, hot tubs, some pet friendly! No booking/service fees! Bellflower House

Nestled

cozy lodge, coffee bar, restaurant, bar, fire pits, swimming pool, hot tub, event venues, stocked trout pond, sport courts and easy access to trails, fishing and skiing.

LA PINE UNITS

Best Western Newberry Station 60 16515 Reed Road (541) 536-5130, (800) 210-8616 www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/ hotels-in-la-pine/best-western-newberrystation/propertyCode.38147.html

East Lake Resort & RV Park 17 22430 Paulina Lakes Road (541) 536-2230, www.eastlakeresort.com

Highlander Motel & RV Park 9 51511 Hwy. 97 (541) 536-2131, www.lapinehighlander.com

Vacation Rental

DiamondStone Guest Lodges 5 16693 Sprague Loop (541) 306-8070, www.diamondstone.com

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Hotel 75 1415 NE 3rd St.
www.waypointhotel.com
Rentals
Bend Cottage Experience 13 25 Kansas Ave.
www.bendcottages.com
(541) 706-9006,
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into the Metolius Basin, Lake Creek Lodge hosts 22 luxury and historic cabins,
Over 30 hotels in 6 states and growing! grandstayhospitality.com HOTEL: 541.904.0967
Deluxe Accommodations
Extended Stay Suites
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RV Parks

East Lake Resort & RV Park 17 22430 Paulina Lakes Road (541) 536-2230, www.eastlakeresort.com

Highlander Motel & RV Park 9 51511 Hwy. 97 (541) 536-2131, www.lapinehighlander.com

MADRAS UNITS

Juniper Motel 22 414 N. Hwy. 26 (541) 475-6186

www.magnusonhotels.com/hotel/juniper-motel

Quality Inn Madras 46 12 SW 4th St. (541) 475-6141, (877) 424-6423

RV Park

Lake Simtustus Resort & Marina 2750 NW Pelton Dam Road (541) 475-1085, www.lakesimtustusresort.com

for your next vacation. The bar is set high so the memories you make last a lifetime and offer a true escape!

MAUPIN

Imperial River Company

304 Bakeoven Road (541) 395-2404, (800) 395-3903 www.deschutesriver.com

activities abound: whitewater rafting, fly-fishing, cycling, bird hunting, hiking and relaxation. Pet friendly, restaurant & bar on-site, deluxe conti nental breakfast and 5 acres of riverfront lawn.

PRINEVILLE

Best Western Prineville Inn 1475 NE 3rd St. (541) 447-8080, www.bestwestern.com/en_US/ book/hotels-in-prineville/best-westernprineville-inn/propertyCode.38124.html

The Pacific Northwest’s Treasured Outpost for Adventure

Experience

40 Miles of Paved Bike Paths

The Cove Aquatic Center

Four Award-Winning Golf Courses

Horseback Riding

Floating the Deschutes River

Wildlife encounters, engaging art, ever-changing exhibits— explore the wonder of the High Desert.

EXPERIENCE
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509 NE 3rd St. (541) 447-5522, www.prinevillecitycenter.com

(541) 447-4152