Hot springs of Oregon

Hot springs of Oregon

Oregon has a collection of wilderness and private natural hot springs that complement any classic road trip.  There is little better than soaking in a natural hot mineral bath in the forest or on the edge of a river.  These geothermal springs are located all over the state, some are road side while other require a hike to get to them.  Here is a list of a few of our favorite hot springs that are great to incorporate into any [...]

 
1859 magazine feature story- VW on the OC

1859 magazine feature story- VW on the OC

Editor Kevin Max takes a road trip with his family to explore the southern Oregon coast and ends up having quite an adventure. IT HAD BEEN COMING DOWN IN BUCKETS FOR DAYS. It was even chilly, late June on the coast. There was no tent this time. No rain-fly, no soaked-through bedding, no camp pad too short by a foot and too narrow by a shoulder. A Eurovan it was to be. A hard-top, pop-top setup with two queenish- size [...]

 
Driving the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway

Driving the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway

A deep canyon that stretches over 80 miles from east to west, the Columbia River Gorge stands out as one of the most scenic and breathtaking sights in the Pacific Northwest.  With a river at its base, the Columbia River Gorge reaches up to 4,000 feet tall in some areas and forms a boundary between Oregon and Washington State, running from the Deschutes River through to the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia River Gorge is also recognized as a National Scenic [...]

 
Travel in Style

Travel in Style

The great thing about traveling in a camper van is having the lightness to move around freely while being fully self contained and comfortable.  We specialize in providing a unique way to travel and see the sites of the Pacific Northwest.  From driving the rocky coastline of the Oregon coast to camping next to a mountain stream in the cascades, our fleet of modern Volkswagen Eurovan campers come equipped with everything you will need to make your camping trip to [...]

 
Camping and hiking at Silver Falls

Camping and hiking at Silver Falls

Nestled in the lower elevation of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains, a 30 min drive east of Salem, lies a temperate rain forest. It is here that the Trail of ten falls can be found. The Canyon Trail and the falls descend to a forest floor covered with ferns, mosses, and wildflowers. You will also find stands of Douglas fir, hemlock, and cedar. The Canyon Trail is a nationally recognized trail system that leads hikers along the banks of the north and south [...]

 
Fishing in Oregon

Fishing in Oregon

Few places in the world have such diverse and high quality fishing as Oregon.  The Pacific coastline offers incredible opportunities to catch halibut and salmon.  The major rivers deliver fresh runs of steelhead and salmon to the tributaries of central and eastern Oregon.  The countless smaller mountain streams and lakes are teeming with trout and panfish. From beginners to seasoned professionals, individuals looking to find a wealth of quality fishing opportunities find no lack of options in Oregon.  For fly [...]

 
 

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  • Travel in Style

    Travel in Style

    The great thing about traveling in a camper van is having the lightness to move around freely while being fully self contained and comfortable.  We specialize in providing a unique way to travel and see the sites of the Pacific Northwest.  From driving the rocky coastline of the Oregon coast to camping next to a mountain stream in the cascades, our fleet of modern Volkswagen Eurovan campers come equipped with everything you will need to make your camping trip to [...]

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  • Ultimate Oregon Sampler Loop

    Ultimate Oregon Sampler Loop

      Words by:  Ellisa Pfost Welcome to Oregon! We love this place and we’re happy you’re here to explore and enjoy a few of its wonderful places. When most people think of Oregon, they picture endless, evergreen forests punctuated with snowy, volcanic peaks. Even our auto license plate reinforces that impression. But the landscapes here are so much more than that. This is the loop we send our friends on when they have limited time but want to experience a [...]

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  • Three capes scenic drive – 1859 magazine

    Three capes scenic drive – 1859 magazine

    A great article about exploring the north Oregon Coast.  Click here  

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  • Hot springs of Oregon

    Hot springs of Oregon

    Oregon has a collection of wilderness and private natural hot springs that complement any classic road trip.  There is little better than soaking in a natural hot mineral bath in the forest or on the edge of a river.  These geothermal springs are located all over the state, some are road side while other require a hike to get to them.  Here is a list of a few of our favorite hot springs that are great to incorporate into any [...]

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  • Oregon’s Historic Columbia River Scenic Highway from 1859 magazine

    Oregon’s Historic Columbia River Scenic Highway from 1859 magazine

    This is a tale of two highways—a wet one and a dry one. They’re both Oregon’s Highway 30 between Portland and The Dalles, more commonly known today as the Historic Columbia River Highway. On one end, you can enjoy the lush greenery and roaring cascades of a Pacific Northwest rainforest, but on the other end, the highway winds to a semi-arid climate known for producing pears, cherries and wheat. Click here to read more….

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  • 1859 magazine feature story- VW on the OC

    1859 magazine feature story- VW on the OC

    Editor Kevin Max takes a road trip with his family to explore the southern Oregon coast and ends up having quite an adventure. IT HAD BEEN COMING DOWN IN BUCKETS FOR DAYS. It was even chilly, late June on the coast. There was no tent this time. No rain-fly, no soaked-through bedding, no camp pad too short by a foot and too narrow by a shoulder. A Eurovan it was to be. A hard-top, pop-top setup with two queenish- size [...]

    Continue reading »

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  • Driving the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway

    Driving the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway

    A deep canyon that stretches over 80 miles from east to west, the Columbia River Gorge stands out as one of the most scenic and breathtaking sights in the Pacific Northwest.  With a river at its base, the Columbia River Gorge reaches up to 4,000 feet tall in some areas and forms a boundary between Oregon and Washington State, running from the Deschutes River through to the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia River Gorge is also recognized as a National Scenic [...]

    Continue reading »

  • Camping and hiking at Silver Falls

    Camping and hiking at Silver Falls

    Nestled in the lower elevation of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains, a 30 min drive east of Salem, lies a temperate rain forest. It is here that the Trail of ten falls can be found. The Canyon Trail and the falls descend to a forest floor covered with ferns, mosses, and wildflowers. You will also find stands of Douglas fir, hemlock, and cedar. The Canyon Trail is a nationally recognized trail system that leads hikers along the banks of the north and south [...]

    Continue reading »

  • Stand up paddling in Oregon

    Stand up paddling in Oregon

    Stand up paddling in Oregon can range from paddling around serene lakes and ponds to chasing coastal swell, riding waves, and river running.  With a quick and easy learning curve, a person of nearly any age can get up on a SUP board and start paddling.  In this way, stand-up paddle boarding really does appeal to every age and skill level.  Perhaps, this is the very reason why stand-up paddle boarding has become so popular throughout the Pacific Northwest. With [...]

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  • Fishing in Oregon

    Fishing in Oregon

    Few places in the world have such diverse and high quality fishing as Oregon.  The Pacific coastline offers incredible opportunities to catch halibut and salmon.  The major rivers deliver fresh runs of steelhead and salmon to the tributaries of central and eastern Oregon.  The countless smaller mountain streams and lakes are teeming with trout and panfish. From beginners to seasoned professionals, individuals looking to find a wealth of quality fishing opportunities find no lack of options in Oregon.  For fly [...]

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