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  • Road Trip Eastern Oregon

    Road Trip Eastern Oregon

    Eastern Oregon is an often overlooked travel destination in Oregon.  You can often find sunny, dry weather east of the Cascades while the Oregon Coast is getting pounded with rain and the temperatures are usually 3o degrees warmer. The perfect way to experience the dramatic climate change of Oregon is to drive from Portland thru the Columbia River Gorge.  In just 60 miles you can cut your way thru the Cascade mtns, traveling from lush rainforest to dry desert grass […]

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  • Get off the beaten path

    Get off the beaten path

    The 15 million acres of public lands in Oregon and Washington offer an amazing array of settings including coastal beaches and headlands, Cascade forests and rivers, Columbia Plateau pothole lakes, and high desert mountains and grasslands. Across the region, facilities such as day use areas, trails, campgrounds, boat launches, visitor centers, and plenty of open space offer some of best hiking, camping, fishing, boating, horseback riding, birding, fossil collecting, and off-roading in the Northwest, along with opportunities to learn about […]

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  • 8 unforgettable road trips in Oregon

    8 unforgettable road trips in Oregon

    OREGON IS JUST ONE OF THOSE STATES that’s meant for road trips. Between the rugged coastline, the verdure of the Western Cascades, and the high desert, the diverse terrain creates all kinds of epic possibilities. From the Columbia River Gorge to Crater Lake to Mount Hood, there is definitely no shortage of things to see. Be sure to travel slow and take the time to stop and look around so that you can immerse yourself in place and culture that […]

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  • Road Trip Oregon

    Road Trip Oregon

    Come and explore the sites of the Pacific Northwest in one of our fully equipped pop top camper vans.  From the beaches of the Oregon Coast to the volcanic peaks of the Cascade Mountains there is no better way to travel.  This video was filmed and edited by Dylan Melcher on a road trip that he took with us last spring.   Enjoy!

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  • Winter exploration on the Oregon Coast- 1859 Magazine

    Winter exploration on the Oregon Coast- 1859 Magazine

    The Oregon Coast is famous for winter storms. Visitors who brave the coast from November to February are typically there to hunker down in their oceanfront hotel rooms and watch Mother Nature’s grand joust between land and sea. Twenty-foot waves are not uncommon sights during these winter months. Then again, there are winter days that rival a pleasant summer day on the coast, such as the weekend I spent there this November. This is not an anomaly; I also experienced […]

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  • Road tripping on the Oregon Coast with Grindtv

    Road tripping on the Oregon Coast with Grindtv

    After a few wonderful, food-filled days in Portland, we loaded up our rented VW Eurovan (our own van, Shaquille, couldn’t make it out in time, so the awesome team at Roadtrip Oregon hooked us up with an amazing stunt double). If you’re looking for an awesome way to experience the state, their Eurovan rentals are perfect—and come with everything you need already loaded! From there we headed west toward the first Wonder of our trip: the Oregon Coast. Click to read more

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  • Chaco hits the Oregon Coast

    Chaco hits the Oregon Coast

    Chaco travels to Oregon to explore the Oregon coast and to showcase their new fall line.  Check out the beautifully shot video from their trip!

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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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  • 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 […]

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  • 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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