What is not to love about fall in Oregon? The rain is on its way, the smoke has all but disappeared, the colors are coming out, and the crowds are down. We love a good shoulder season and we hope you do too! While there are so many great places to visit, we wanted to […]
You have no shortage of outstanding views at Crater Lake National Park, Oregon’s only national park and the subject of our newest tour. Want to gawk at the lake’s impossibly blue hue from along the 33-mile Rim Drive, ascend one of the park’s scenic peaks, or even get down to the shore for a truly […]
It sounds unbelievable, but it’s true: No two visits to the Hood River Fruit Loop are ever quite alike. A visit in early spring might showcase colorful fruit blossoms, while a return visit in summer yields the height of harvest season—with juicy berries, plump cherries, and other items ripe for the picking. By fall, a […]
There is nothing like taking a trip over the mountains to Central Oregon, especially when you travel from the east. I just love leaving the wet, dense green canopies of the Willamette National Forest and High Cascades and crossing into drier and more desert-like Deschutes National Forest. Here, the ground below opens up and the […]
One of the most special drives in Oregon has to be the approach to Mount Hood. This drive provides the traveler with an experience of the best parts of this state we love: old growth forests, waterfalls, dramatic mountain views, and volcanic topography. And then there is the hiking… and biking… and stories! Did you […]
Want the quick way to access the post-wildfire guide? Download the app below and the answers you seek you will find! For the story behind the guide, continue reading below. Where were you on September 7, 2020? For those who live around and love the McKenzie River, they know exactly where they were that fateful […]
Going back centuries, the Hood River Valley has meant many things to many people. For millennia, the Wasco-Wishram tribes hunted, foraged, and camped in what was once a forested valley. The mid-1800s brought European-American emigrants to the region, where they began chopping down trees and planting the area’s first fruit orchards. By the late 1800s […]
We just love the McKenzie River Scenic Byway. With Together Anywhere, you can experience a road trip like you never have before. Our GPS location based app tells you stories and places to visit.
…other than Multnomah Falls and even without an entry ticket!
One of the most special drives in Oregon has to be the McKenzie Scenic Highway 242. A scenic byway only open six months a year, this drive provides the traveler with an experience of the best parts of this state we love: old growth forests, waterfalls, dramatic mountain views, and volcanic topography. And then there is the hiking… and boating… and biking… and stories! And did you know that astronauts have been here? Well let’s find out more.