Oregon

Oregon

SPOOKY TRAVEL to Northwest Mausoleums

BY VANESSA SALVIA Whether you’re prepared to be scared or you just want to contemplate mortality, there’s no better place than a mausoleum to get you...

A Year-Round Paradise: Ashland, OR

Discover why Ashland is one of the top 10 best wine travel destinations in the world. (Wine Enthusiast) Join us for the 11th annual Ashland...

Anytime is a Good Time in Eastern Oregon

Anytime is a good time to visit Eastern Oregon, but there’s something particularly right about visiting in fall when the foliage transforms the landscape...

5 Fall-Color Drives

BY AARON THEISEN The leaf peepers of the Northeast and the aspen chasers of the Tetons may scoff, but the Northwest offers a quietly impressive...

Wine Country Cycling Tours – Hood River, OR

Hood River is known for its active lifestyle and is rapidly raising its profile as one of America’s unique wine areas. (It was named...
Sumpter Valley Railroad

Sumpter Valley Railroad

When planning a trip to Eastern Oregon, be sure to put the historic Sumpter Valley Railroad on your travel itinerary. Located 22 miles southwest...

Beyond Bizarre Tour – Portland, OR

Are you a ghost enthusiast? Partake in the paranormal? Or are just in for a good scare? Then, this fall, the Beyond Bizarre ghost...

CELEBRATE FALL AT A NW OKTOBERFEST

BY AARON THEISEN IF THE POPULAR CONCEPTION OF GERMANS IS OF A HARD-WORKING AND INDUSTRIOUS PEOPLE, THEN OKTOBERFEST REPRESENTS THE CHANCE TO LET DOWN THEIR...

Beer Lovers Flock to Bend, Oregon’s ALE TRAIL

BY KRISTEN POPE SITUATED IN CENTRAL OREGON’S HIGH DESERT, Bend is typically known as an outdoor lover’s paradise with abundant skiing, hiking, biking, rafting and...

4 Wine Hotspots to Explore This Fall

By Jade Helm Whether you seek wine-soaked towns, a sprawling vineyard countryside, or white peaks and rushing waters, pack your corkscrew and comfortable shoes. There...

A User’s Guide to the Oregon Coast

Humorist and author DAVID VOLK takes a light look at vacationing on the Oregon Coast. When you don’t know the Oregon Coast well, one of...

Chocolate from Scratch: Bean-to-Bar in the NW

BY TERESA BERGEN IN THE NORTHWEST, CHOCOLATE IS BECOMING THE NEW COFFEE. Scores of artisanal chocolate makers are opening, and beanto-bar companies―once a rarity―are on the...

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In this issue of Northwest Travel & Life, we showcase Wine Hotspots, Fall-Color Drives, Escapes to Eastern Washington, and A User's Guide to the Oregon Coast. For more stories about the Northwest, subscribe today and never miss a beat.