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17 of The Best Places for Camping Near Portland

17 of The Best Places for Camping Near Portland

The city of Portland, Oregon is packed with things to do and see, but sometimes you need to get away from city life and explore the great outdoors. The area surrounding Portland is stunning, and luckily, there are plenty of great campgrounds that are just a short...

17 Cool Oregon Coast Campgrounds to Stay At

17 Cool Oregon Coast Campgrounds to Stay At

The Oregon Coast is filled with jaw-dropping vistas and places to explore. It is hardly surprising that there are also some great campgrounds to be found along the coastline, some rustic and some with every amenity that you can dream of. Whether you are living the RV...

A Guide to Hart Mountain Hot Springs & What to Do in the Area

A Guide to Hart Mountain Hot Springs & What to Do in the Area

A little rough and a rustic and tucked into Oregon's high desert plateau, Hart Mountain Hot Springs is worth the effort to visit while you're visiting Southeast Oregon. Since the hot springs are located in the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, you'll be...

The Deschutes River: How to Float, Trails and Info (Bend)

The Deschutes River: How to Float, Trails and Info (Bend)

The Deschutes River is teeming with activities and fun, and lucky for Bendites, it's right in the center of the city! In the summers, it's the place to hang out and have fun on the water. Floating, hiking, kayaking, and even surfing are all possible. Here's a guide to...

13 Oregon Hot Springs to Soothe Your Post-Hike Muscles

13 Oregon Hot Springs to Soothe Your Post-Hike Muscles

There's something special about Oregon hot springs. Each one is an adventure. And there are certainly lots to choose from. The volcanic geology of the state makes sure of that. You're never too far away from one whether it's in the Willamette Valley or Oregon's...

7 of The Most Legendary Rivers For White Water Rafting in Oregon

7 of The Most Legendary Rivers For White Water Rafting in Oregon

Oregon is fortunate to have an impressive number of wild rivers for white water adventure. In fact, if you live in the State it would be nearly impossible to be more than 2 hours from at least class III rapids. If you own your own boat - raft, kayak, canoe - you...

7 Awesome Mount Hood Hikes (Including Waterfall Hikes)

7 Awesome Mount Hood Hikes (Including Waterfall Hikes)

You'll see it looming in the distance from Portland and even on a really clear day all the way from Bend—Mount Hood is the star of the show here in Oregon. And when you visit, you'll want to enjoy Mount Hood from all angles. Locals from Portland flock here to escape...

Hiking the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor

Hiking the Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor

The Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor is probably one of the most stunning areas of Oregon's coastline... OK, we admit, we can probably say that about a lot of places along Oregon's coast but hey, Samuel H. Boardman really is beautiful. Despite its popularity,...

11 Most Scenic Oregon Coast Towns (And What to Do There!)

11 Most Scenic Oregon Coast Towns (And What to Do There!)

If you were to ask Oregonians what defines Oregon’s beaches, you’d probably get a myriad of different answers. Is it the panoramic, historical lighthouses dotting the coastline that make Oregon’s beaches so special? Or, rather, is it the sheer cliffs and rugged...

The Tom Dick and Harry Trail and Mirror Lake Loop in Mount Hood

The Tom Dick and Harry Trail and Mirror Lake Loop in Mount Hood

If you're looking for a hike that will make you sweat, gets you up high, give you great views of Mount Hood, loops around a lake, and even provides entertainment in the form of adorable chipmunks, then you've found it! The Tom, Dick, and Harry Trail around Mount Hood...

19+ Awesome Hikes Near Portland to Escape The Bustle

19+ Awesome Hikes Near Portland to Escape The Bustle

Portland has many nicknames: the City of Roses, Rip City, Bridge City, and Stumptown, to name a few. If we could add one more name to the list, it would be City of 1000 Hikes. Portland loves the outdoors, and nature loves Portland back. Between the Gorge, Forest Park,...

17+ of The Best Lakes in Oregon for Adventures & Camping

17+ of The Best Lakes in Oregon for Adventures & Camping

The lakes in Oregon are definitely next level, there's no doubt about it. The lakes are often flanked with deep verdant forests, watched over by towering mountains, and have a variety of incredible adventures at its doorway. We've gathered our favorite lakes around...

Diamond Lake and Mount Thielsen Hike

Diamond Lake and Mount Thielsen Hike

When choosing your adventure in southern Oregon's Umpqua land, Diamond Lake is an ideal base camp. Set in a pristine section of the Cascades, the lake itself covers some 3,000 acres and is a mile high (well ok, 5,183 ft. to be precise). It is the epicenter of a...

Hikes to Waterfalls Near Portland—That Are Actually OPEN!

Hikes to Waterfalls Near Portland—That Are Actually OPEN!

You know that feeling when you just need a waterfall in your life? We know it! Essentially, waterfalls are the ultimate reward for a hike and luckily, you don't have to travel too far to get your fix. There are a bunch of waterfalls near Portland thanks to the...